I’m about to start my binge on the latest show in the ‘Murphyverse’ – RATCHED. It sounded (at first) like it was to be the origin story of Nurse Ratched from One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest… (OMG, how cool is this gonna be!).
Well, as much as I try to avoid anyone elses reviews before I read/watch/consume anything, a few opinions have gotten past my blinders. That doesn’t mean I’m making any judgements, but I think I’m going to go be more prepared for AHS: Pandemic Placeholder. That’s still awesome in my book! Besides, I’m going to miss this year’s American Horror Story post/discussion, so this will help.
I know Ryan Murphy CAN do the story I want, because I thought FEUD was great! It didn’t have the signature AHS feel, even though you knew it was Ryan Murphy’s show. ( I feel the need to keep repeating – That IS a good thing!)
But it is looking like it is not going to be the tragic story behind Ken Kesey’s (or even Miloš Forman’s) Nurse Ratched that I’m about binge. The article that slipped past my radar says that if you changed the name of the title character, you could just re-name this as American Horror Story: Asylum – But Not That One.
So, maybe I will be getting my AHS:2020 after all…
So, I’m still excited! The trailer looks fun & fucked up, as do the characters. Is anyone else going to be watching tonight? I’m curious to hear what other rego people like me are thinking right now, and after the first episode. IDC about all the other reviews, but what’s our horror community saying? Please, let’s discuss!!
I’ll keep you posted. Until then… stay safe, not scared!
P, L & N 💋