5 Reasons to watch American Horror Story Season 5 “Hotel”

The frist episode of AHS season 5 is finally airing next week. I can’t tell you how excited I am. So, in honor of the 4 seasons we already had the pleasure to watch, I want to give you 5 reasons to check out the new one “Hotel”.

 

#1 You never know what to expect:
For those of you who don’t know AHS I need to explain that the series is an anthology. So the seasons tell completely different stories that have (almost) nothing to do with each other. So far we had a murder house, an asylum, a coven and a freak show. You can already tell that the last 4 season covered quite a range of topics, each of them with several fascinating plot twists. The new season is titled “Hotel” and I don’t know yet what to prepare for…

 

#2 The Actors get to unfold their Full Potential:
As I mentioned before, AHS is not telling one story that continues throughout the season, but a new one each year. However, the basic cast of the show stays the same. That means the actors get to play a variety of different roles and aren’t stuck in one corner until the show gets cancelled. For me it’s fascinating to watch the actors turn into a completely different character for each season.

 

#3 The Guest Actors:
Not only the regular AHS cast is impressive, the guest stars also never fail to impress. So far we had Stevie Nicks, Angela Bassett, Neil Patrick Harris, Wes Bentley and many more. For season 5 it was announced that Lady Gaga would join the cast. I’ve never been a fan of music but I’m excited to see her performance. I can imagine that her “weirdness” blends in perfectly and she will do a great job.

 

#4 The History Bits:
I always love it when a show manages to incorporate some real historic aspects. (I usually end up on Wikipedia researching what I just saw…) AHS has it’s very own way of doing that. In the first season Murder House for example we got a bit of the Black Dahlia Murder. Two of the characters in season 3 Coven are based on real personalities. I hope that more of that kind is coming in season 5, it impresses me every time!

 

#5 The Horror:
Ever since I was little I enjoyed good horror stories. In terms of that, AHS is one of the best things I saw in the last few years. Some episodes are pretty gory and guaranteed to give you the creeps. For me season 2 Asylum was so far the creepy-ist one but I have my hopes up for Hotel to be even better!

 

What do you think about AHS? Will you watch season 5? Let me know in the comments! =)

5 Reasons why The Simpsons’ Halloween-Episodes are the Best (Treehouse of Horror)

The Simpsons have always been there, I grew up watching every episode. Almost all of them are great, but the ones I enjoy most are the Halloween-episodes, and here’s why:

 

Continue reading

5 Reasons why “A Song of Ice and Fire” is awesome (Time to Talk about Books)

I took me a while to really notice both the books of “A Song of Ice and Fire” and the TV Show “Game of Thrones“. But once it got onto my radar, I was hooked. I currently reading the second part of the third book, “A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold”.
Here’s why you should check these books out:

 


(This is the trailer for the first season of “Game of Thrones” so you get an idea :-)) Continue reading