Friday , 18 August 2017

Reviews

The Apocalypse is Now!

The world, as we know it, is coming to an end. And no, we’re not talking about the incoming regime here in America (though, more on that later.) That ‘vast wasteland’ (as a former FCC chairman referred to it) known as television is preparing us for the worst with show after show depicting the end of days in one form or another. Art ... Read More »

Time to Rise on Walking Dead

It’s been a difficult time, to say the least, for Rick Grimes and company on The Walking Dead. For fans of AMC’s #1 hit show, it has been a frustrating season as well. After a season 6 cliffhanger that left some viewers dissatisfied (though such cliffhangers have been a time honored tradition since serials, like Flash Gordon, ran back in the 20s and ... Read More »

The Walking Dread’s gut-wrenching return

“I’m gonna kill you….not today, not tomorrow….but I’m gonna kill you.” OK, well, we’ll just see about that. Now that the entire world has had a chance to see The Walking Dead‘s season 7 premiere, and we’ve had a chance to process what transpired, it’s time to take a look at what just happened, and what this means for the ... 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 »