“Did You Think the Blood Wouldn’t Reach You?”: “After Life,” S6.E3

The new millennium brought with it a downward spiral of quality for the recently revived genre of horror. Scream (1996) breathed new life, sure, but aside from being blatantly self-aware, it also had some genuine creep factor. 2000 gave us Cherry Falls, a great flick in the tradition of Scream, but it wasn’t scary at … More “Did You Think the Blood Wouldn’t Reach You?”: “After Life,” S6.E3

“The Tower Was Built by Crazy People, and I Don’t Think It’s Holding Up Very Well”: “Bargaining,” parts 1 & 2

[Again, note that spoilers will be present. In this case, they start in the first paragraph.] When Buffy takes what I called, when viewed through the lens of Camus’s Myth of Sisyphus, “a leap of faith” at the end of Season 5, showrunners and fans alike already knew she’d be back. Different network, sure, but … More “The Tower Was Built by Crazy People, and I Don’t Think It’s Holding Up Very Well”: “Bargaining,” parts 1 & 2