‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’ Premiere Review: A Mixed Bag of Meh

Be aware there are spoilers for the American Horror Story: Apocalypse premiere, ‘The End‘.

Beneath the baroque aesthetics and Grand Guignol displays, American Horror Story has always pressed on the raw nerves real-life horrors of life in America.

Murder House addressed school shootings, Coven hinged on a hideous act of on-campus sexual violence, and last year’s politically-fueled Cult put the real world parallels front and center with a Trumpian horror story about the rise of political discord and rage-fueled populists.

With the freshly debuted eighth season, Apocalypse, American Horror Story continues in that hyper-topical …

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