Masters of Horror: Season 1 (2005 - 2006)

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Critic Consensus: Masters of Horror is a skin-crawling anthology series with a higher quotient of hits than misses, although some viewers may feel that these splatter-filled installments are not as ambitious as the series' title promises.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Oct 28, 2005
2
Air date: Nov 4, 2005
3
Air date: Nov 11, 2005
4
Air date: Nov 18, 2005
5
Air date: Nov 25, 2005
6
Air date: Dec 2, 2005
7
Air date: Dec 9, 2005
8
Air date: Dec 16, 2005
9
Air date: Jan 6, 2006
10
Air date: Jan 13, 2006
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Cast

Bree Turner
as Ellen
Yevgen Voronin
as Brown Jenkin
Ethan Embry
as Bruce
Sean Carey
as Gordon Hofstader
Susanna Uchatius
as Keziah Mason
Donna White
as Librarian
Julia Arkos
as Ann Wilkerson
Paul Wu
as Hooper
Susan Bain
as Psychologist
Ryan McDonnell
as Philip Murch
Terry Howson
as Attendant
Candus Churchill
as Mrs. Baker
Heather Feeney
as Young Woman
Jeff Ballard
as Young Jack
Steve Bacic
as Edward Ralston
Ezra Godden
as Walter Gilman
Brian Benben
as Dwight Faraday
Cinthia Moura
as Deer Woman
Jay Brazeau
as Dombrowski
Mark Acheson
as Side Show Owner
Thea Gill
as Jane Cleaver
Campbell Lane
as Masurewicz
Udo Kier
as Bellinger
Beverly Breuer
as Janet Hofstader
Youki Kudoh
as The Woman
Billy Drago
as Christopher
Michié
as Komomo
Christopher Redman
as Willowy Being
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Critic Reviews for Masters of Horror Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

Featured at least as many misses as hits, films that delivered slap-dash gore rather than anything truly disturbing.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Takes the common tropes and clichés of a horror movie and turns them around without feeling like a parody.

Dec 7, 2018 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

The hoped-for resurrection of in-your-face frights is still a couple of corpses away.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

A wonderfully gruesome nightmare.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

It's difficult to choose only one episode of this underrated Showtime anthology series... When all else fails, though, it's worth trusting the true master of horror, John Carpenter.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

It's been a mixed bag, but this Friday the series unveils a real doozy: Joe Dante's wry and uncompromising zombie satire "Homecoming."

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Talented filmmakers working on material from genre aficionados, yielding uneven results... If the final product wasn't always the galvanizing return to form we'd hoped for, at least it keeps these directors in the game.

Dec 7, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

For aficionados of the horror genre, it's the kind of stylish gorefest that should keep them up nights.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…
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A fun, 13-week anthology... What do you think is scarier: The Exorcist or The Texas Chainsaw Massacre? If you picked the latter, then Masters of Horror is for you.

Dec 7, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Repulsive enough to give Leatherface a drool-choked chuckle... Horror isn't my thing, but this is pretty good.

Dec 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Masters of Horror: Season 1

Not that old but definitely shows its age. The segments weren't as good as I had hoped for considering the heavy hitter directors. But more often than not the segments had a nice interesting plot.

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