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Strain: Books Vs Series

Now the first season of The Strain has completed and its second season on the way, we can look make some kind of judgment regarding the show as a whole. More, we might as well compare and contrast it with the trilogy of novels upon which the series is based. There are spoilers ahead, in…

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The Strain (review)

On Sunday, July 13 FX premieres “Night Zero” the first episode of the new series The Strain based on the novel trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. By the time you read this, it may have already aired. Either way, let us assume you haven’t yet seen it nor read any of the…

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Del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ Coming Soon To A TV Near You

We’ve got some awesome news to report today as Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s “The Strain” has just been picked up by FX who has placed a 13-episode first season order. Hell. Yes.

the night desk’s insight:
Fx has picked up a new series called the ‘The Strain” from Guillermo del Toro. Just when you think vampires are sweet, loving and romantic, this series comes out with some of the ugliest, blood thirsty vampires I have ever seen. What do you guys think… are you excited?

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Why Fangs?

It remains one of the iconic images of the vampire. Lengthened, piercing teeth, usually (but not always) the bicuspids or eye teeth. Sometimes they stretch to the point of becoming tusks or the saber-teeth of the extinct Smilodon. Other times just a subtle increase in length and reshaping creates the effect. Especially since the Hammer…

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