If you want to watch the rise of the Antichrist but don’t have the patience to keep up with the debates, then A&E has just the show for you. Enter Damien, a continuation of the 1976 horror classic The Omen, premiering tonight at 10pm after the season premiere of Bates Motel. It’s a little – well, a lot – schlocky, but that generally goes hand-in-hand with the genre (e.g., Sleepy Hollow and Supernatural). Though the pilot lingers too long on unnecessary build-up and skimps on plot advancement, it’s nonetheless a promising start for the series.
Without revealing too much, here’s a brief synopsis of “The Beast Rises,” the series premiere:
Damien Thorn is a globetrotting photojournalist covering the war in Syria (we’re later told his photos might win him... Read More