American Horror Story
American Horror Story (sometimes abbreviated as AHS) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk for the basic cable network FX (who also created Glee).
A show that revolves around a different horror story from each season and every episode.
Why It Rocks
- The show has an amazing take on horror, suspense, drama and anthology.
- All of the actors give some great and amazing performances.
- The show’s soundtrack is wonderful and really fits the tone of the show very well.
- Many unforgettable monsters and antagonists, such as Twisty the Clown, The Rubber Man and Delphine LaLaurie.
- Amazing plot-development for each and every one of the show’s episodes.
- The show has a good mixture of fantasy but also realism.
- An amazing mixture of terrifying, suspenseful, serious and dramatic moments in the show that are very well-executed.
- The cinematography is astonishly fitting for the show.
- Each character has a great layer of personality.
- Interesting, well-developed and memorable characters, like Tate Langdon, Michael Langdon, Lana Winters, Madison Montgomery and many, MANY more.
- Many of the costumes, special effects and make-up designs (mainly for the monstrous characters) are awesome and pure nightmare fuel.
- Almost every season has a different, yet still very creepy, theme to it which is some more creative writing.
- The posters for each season are twisted, disturbing and creepy but also breath-taking, such as the one above.
- The show includes some real-life criminals and serial killers like Jeffrey Dahmer, Charles Manson, Richard Ramirez etc. and they’re portrayed very well by their actors.
- In one of the episodes in the first season, Murder House, a piece of music originally from Bram Stroker’s Dracula (1992) can be heard that is called “The Beginning”.