What about the movies then. Well, season two of Masters of Horror is a lot stronger then the first. Less time and money has been spent on sex and gore and more on the stories themselves it seams. Not that the first season was bad, on the contrary, it was quite good but in some episodes the sex and gore got the better of the episode and almost drowned the story itself.
With that said I also want to make it clear that season two is far from sex and gore free if anyone thought so. Here though it’s done in a better proportion to the story and when it’s there it’s there for the story, not the other way around.
My absolute favourite episode from season two is Family (by John Landis). It’s excellent and George Wendt is such a good actor. I also like Pelts (by Dario Argento) and Sounds Like (by Brad Anderson) a lot. In fact most episodes in season two are good and it’s a very solid and even season. There aren’t any totally failures even though some of the episodes are a little weaker then the others. Still though, season two of Masters of Horror is really entertaining.
Oh, and each episode is also loaded with extras. There are two documentaries for each episode. One that focuses on the episode in generally and one that puts the focus on something special in the episode, often the special effects. And we also get the script, photo galleries and commentary tracks for most episodes. In other words, each episode is very well documented.