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TV Review: The Walking Dead: Hounded

Note: This review and the accompanying comments will contain The Walking Dead episode spoilers. You have been warned. We covered a lot of ground in last night’s The Walking Dead, so let’s just dive right in. Since Woodbury was introduced, conflict between them and the prison has been a foregone conclusion. At some point, these… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Say the Word

Note: This review and the accompanying comments will contain The Walking Dead episode spoilers. You have been warned. A lot happened in the last episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and a good deal of this episode is spent dealing with the repercussions. Glenn digs graves, Daryl and Maggie hunt down bottles and formula, Carl… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Killer Within

Note: This review and the accompanying comments will contain The Walking Dead episode spoilers. You have been warned. After spending a week in Woodbury, we check back in at the prison in this episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead, starting with the tease of mystery character chopping the chain off the gates and baiting in… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Walk with Me

Note: This review and the accompanying comments will contain The Walking Dead episode spoilers. You have been warned. We take a radical departure from the weeks of building tension at the prison this week to spend a little more time with Andrea and Michonne, as well as to be introduced to a new villain and… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Sick

Two episodes into the third season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and I think we have a changed show. Where season one started incredibly strong, then stumbled, and season two dragged on endlessly circling the same couple central mysteries and conflicts, season three seems to have found its stride. In no better way is this… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Seed

The second season of AMC’sThe Walking Dead was often criticised for becoming stale and stalling, drawing out the unnecessary mystery of the missing girl and keeping everyone rooted at the farm. That season ended with what seems to be a direct response to criticism: the farm is completely overrun by zombies and our intrepid survivors… Read more »

Zombie Movie Review: Devil’s Playground

Across the pond in England, a pharmaceutical company called Newgen is testing a super vitamin. This super vitamin, called RAK-295, would basically be like super steroids that also improve the body’s resilience against disease and common ailments. Testing takes place on 30,000 British citizens. Now, what happens to those 30,000 test subjects? Were you going… Read more »

Movie Review: Contagion

Between SARS, Avian Flu, Mad Cow, and a handful of other recent outbreak panics, it’s fair to say that the fear of a devastating pandemic is running high. Of course, the failure of any of those panics to bring huge body counts probably means that our level of attention to other diseases is on the… Read more »