Sunday , 22 October 2017

TV

No respect for the Dead, or Horror, by Emmys

The Emmy nominations for the 2105-16 season have been announced, and congratulations to all the nominees. Once again, though, television’s most popular show, The Walking Dead, was all but completely ignored. Same goes for its companion show, Fear the Walking Dead, as well as a number of great shows that take place within the horror genre, like Bates Motel, Penny ... Read More »

Supernatural’s Wayward Brothers Carry On

“I wouldn’t do this without my brother. He’s had my back every step of the way…even when I let him down.” For over a decade, the Winchester brothers have been battling demons, ghosts, vampires and other assorted monsters while putting their lives on the line trying to save the world over and over again. As its eleventh season nears the ... Read More »

Surf’s Up on Fear the Walking Dead

“We’re still trying to help people, aren’t we?” Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water – what with the undead everywhere on land – well….. While some fans of The Walking Dead may have thought its companion show, Fear the Walking Dead, may have moved a little too slowly compared to what they were used ... Read More »

Negan comes out swinging on Walking Dead – review

“I’m Negan, and I do not appreciate you killing my men.” In film, television  and literature, the hero can only rise to epic heights when he is able to overcome an insurmountable obstacle, often in the form of a worthy adversary. From Darth Vader to the Joker, from a killer shark to a shape-shifting alien, these enemies come in many forms. The ... Read More »

To Kill or Not to Kill – Walking Dead “East” – review

“It doesn’t have to be this way….nobody has to get hurt.” As The Walking Dead approaches its sixth season finale, so much is at stake for Rick and company – from protecting their home and newfound way of life in Alexandria, to those struggling with what is necessary to survive in a post-apocalyptic world, to imminent threat for the ones encountering this group ... Read More »

Damien picks up where The Omen left off – review

Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man: and his number is 666. The Beast, False Messiah, the Man of Lawlessness, the Antichrist – all are names given to the Son of Satan. When he arises in power, he is to lay waste to all of mankind. It is ... Read More »

The Walking Dread – No Way Out – review

No one gets to clock out today. And hell, this is a story people are gonna tell. The Walking Dead has returned with its mid-season premiere, and man, did it do so with a bang. “No Way Out” was one of the show’s best episodes to date, with one nerve-rattling, heart-stopping, breath-taking scene after another. You could assume that not everyone ... Read More »

Oh, hell yes! – Lucifer – review

People like to tell me things, those deep, dark, naughty little desires…. Lord of the Underworld, Prince of Darkness, Beelzebub, El Diablo, Satan – he goes by many names, but is known to all as the Devil, or as he’s called in the title of Fox’s devilishly delightful new show, Lucifer. So, what does one do when they’re bored as hell ... Read More »

The Truth is Here! – X-Files returns!

I Want to Believe! The search for the truth about extraterrestrials and other things that go bump in the night resumes Sunday when one of television’s greatest series ever, The X-Files, returns for a limited run of six episodes on Fox. Mulder and Scully are back to investigate alien abductions, government conspiracies and strange creatures in the show that masterfully blended horror, ... Read More »

Walking Dead villain Negan is cast!

Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead are well aware that it is based on an ongoing comic book series that preceded the show by a few years. However, most fans of the show, the Gore 4 among them, have only peripheral knowledge, if any, of what has gone down in the panels of Robert Kirkman’s comic, preferring to watch the TV series without any ... Read More »