Written by Luke Barnes
A killer is terrorising the New York Gay community in the early Eighties.
Admittedly I went into this first episode with rock bottom expectations as last years Double Feature was so bad that I didn’t even finish it, and looking at it through that lens I think this first episode did a lot to inspire confidence and maybe even, if I dare to dream, to have AHS back on course.
I like the mystery being set up with the quest of who or what is big daddy, I am guessing now he will be more than your typical killer, if it does turn out later on that he is just a really muscular dude in bondage gear then I’ll get a little disappointed. Additionally the storyline with Billy Lourd’s character about what is going on on Fire Island is also shaping up to be an interesting mystery.
I think the performance’s so far have been quite good Zachary Quinton is back and is bring a real depraved charisma to his sleezy art dealer/ photographer character, and also Russell Tovey is also a very welcome new addition to the cast.
Overall, though the usual AHS issues are there, in spades, I am hopeful for this series.
Quinton and Tovey
Interesting new mysteries
Back to basics feel
Big Daddy seems to be a good villain thus far
It is badly paced
Much like with all of Ryan Murphy’s projects it is basically soft core porn
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