While horror fans’ TV choices have been few and far between over the past few months – especially since last of us was the last tried-and-true horror show that really caught people’s attention — one of the most compelling genre series in recent years, quietly in viewers’ living rooms after premiering on Epix (now known as MGM+) in 2022 is crawling is called FromAn eerie sight of a strange, remote town whose reluctant residents are engulfed by unstoppable terror.
With the second season finale airing on Sunday, the 25th, I decided to round up 18 reasons why you should watch the best horror TV show you haven’t (yet) seen.
First of all, the premise of the show is horrifying. plunging the audience into an atmosphere of uneasiness, From Follows several, unrelated strangers who encounter a tree on the road, but their ride takes them to an abandoned town where panicked citizens are hastily preparing for something. However, little do they know that the city is invaded every night by violent human-like monsters who hope to manipulate and psychologically torture the townspeople into opening their doors.
apart from the premises, the terror of From Leaps between disturbing, suspenseful and creepy with the greatest of ease. between scenes of him assuming the “true” form of his “night visitors”; His smiling, spare nature; and weird hallucination sequences, there’s a lot of visuals From It’ll certainly be hard to shake, even for the most ardent horror fan (who may find this brand of scares refreshingly unique).
outside the sinister coolness and thrills of the series, From Does a fantastic job of weaving a web of suspense that grips the characters and the audience alike. In addition to an elaborate production design that you’ll thoroughly investigate, trying to solve the show’s puzzle box-esque story is deeply satisfying – which makes big reveals and even weirder occurrences all the more surprising.
one of FromThe most welcome elements are the various twists and turns of the show, which has become more intense and dramatically rich in the second season. From the stage-setting cliffhanger in the Season 1 finale to Season 2 bringing in characters with complex connections to the people and the city, From sets a wild tone for the audience that never gets Very Cozy because he’s always got some nasty stuff up his sleeve.
Lost And ounce Actor Harold Perrineau has been a stalwart of the small screen for decades, and his stellar performance extends to his new show From Too. Playing the de facto sheriff and leader of the town, Boyd Stevens, Perrineau set the standard for the show with his committed and emotionally heavy performance as a grieving man who knows he is in an increasingly dangerous situation. Can’t save anyone.
From prides itself on its shock factor. From horrifying revelations to shocking explosions of violence to deaths, you won’t see more to come as the story develops beyond your imagination. The shock factor is amped up in Season 2, especially when characters are traversing strange dungeons or searching for answers during makeshift autopsies.
Academy Award-nominated artist Catalina Sandino Moreno has helmed several television properties over the years, including Bridge And Dizziness, Cast as a distraught mother who must protect her family while dealing with unsettling nightmares, Sandino Moreno plays a powerful role that underpins the interpersonal drama. From Taking the story deeper into the darkness.
In my opinion, Eoin Bailey has always been one of the most underrated actors working today. However, his outstanding talent is worth its weight in gold, and he brings it to his relatable role as a devoted father who sets out to find a way out of town after arriving in a mysterious Hellish landscape.
if the show has a performance From It has the potential to launch a potential star, looking no further than Ricky Hay, who plays Perrineau’s constantly unlucky deputy, whose emotional development becomes one of the most watched elements of the entire show. goes. While Perrineau is anchoring the show, her character is given a more interesting and more compelling storyline, from her heartbroken family in Season 1 to a heartwarming love triangle that develops intriguingly throughout Season 2. .
Elizabeth Saunders has been a dependable character actor for more than 35 years, but despite her varied and media-spanning credits, there’s a good chance that her legacy could be as strong as this fan-favorite character, Donna. Playing a town badass, no-BS matriarch who has no problem doing anything to keep her community together, Saunders continues to be the main attraction of the series and manages to entertain (and empathize) with her whole heartedness. provides plenty of entertainment (and sympathy) with. human performance.
FromThe ensemble cast does a great job of not only carrying forward the material and the performances of the main leads, but also showcases the strengths of the budding actors and the underappreciated supporting actors. David Alpe, Shawn Mazumdar, Courtenay Moore, Hannah Cherami, and Pega Ghafouri all stand out in their episodes, and even the recurring cast members in small roles go above and beyond to prove that They all have a lot to offer on this show (as well as potential future projects).
I’m a fan of shows with excellent mythology and understanding of the world, no matter what penny Dreadful, Lost, game of Thrones, Or twin Peaks, From It’s no different – and the way Season 2 continues to build on the show’s mythology makes it possible that this series will become your next obsession. The Fingers Crossed series has been renewed for season 3 so fans can get more answers about the world of Strange and Wicked From,
From It has a metric ton of talent in front of the camera, but the series also has tremendous talent behind the camera. Produced under Joe and Anthony Russo’s AGBO Production banner, the creatives behind the show include the writers who wrote for Surname And Fringe. Additionally, the show’s primary director, Jack Bender, is a television directing veteran with credits including the Sopranos, game of Thrones, And Lost,
For many people, the opening credits of a series are one of the most skippable elements of a program, especially during an entire day of viewing. However, this is not the case FromAs the show begins each episode with the Pixies’ haunting cover of “Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)” is set in an eerie gallery of images that will keep you glued to the screen.
one can assume that From probably doesn’t have a budget comparable to movies like horror series the walking dead Or last of us, but this spooky show still managed to impress with its amazing visual effects, from stunning digitally-assisted transformations to impressive makeup prosthetic effects. There are so many memorable special effects-driven moments that will drive home the show’s most thrilling scenes.
From It certainly could have been a middle-of-the-road horror show if it followed a more normal narrative path, but the writers create a number of ways to crack the already scary dynamic, which makes the viewing experience all the more valuable. Is. One need look no further than the first few episodes of Season 2, which include strange portals, an ancient chamber, and a collapsed house where wounded survivors are trying to fend off the bloodthirsty monsters outside the rubble.
From It benefits from the lack of content restrictions that would normally limit the story if it were to be shown on broadcast television. From brutal injuries that definitely wouldn’t air on regular television, to foul language that helps drive the more emotional moments in as realistic a manner as possible, From She refused to make her move because of the freedom given to her at MGM+.
Let’s face it: Sometimes, the best shows on television benefit greatly from the fact that they’re different than pretty much any other show that’s aired. I certainly appreciate any show that’s willing to make a big difference, because it’s far more mesmerizing than the myriad cookie-cutter shows that have flooded the streaming and television landscape in recent years. are bringing FromIts dedication to doing something wildly different and disturbing within the horror genre makes this an absolute recommendation for anyone looking for their next watch.
From Currently streaming on MGM+.