AMERICAN HORROR STORY Episode 1 – Huh. That’s pretty much what I have to say about the premiere of FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY. It was good, but it left me sort of perplexed. It also left me wanting more scares and less sex.
The premise of American Horror Story is this: family from Boston moves across the country to Los Angeles to start their life over. The Harmon family moves into a beautiful Victorian home, and are told by their real estate agent that the previous owners had both died in the house previously. For some reason this doesn’t bother the Harmon family, in fact daughter Violet seems intrigued and pronounces “We’ll take it!”
The Harmon’s have a dark past – Ben (Dylan McDermott) was caught cheating on his wife Vivien (Connie Britton) , and this in addition to a miscarriage sent the couple into a spiral which spawned the move across the country. Read More...