Posts Categorized: TV & Movie Reviews

Movie Review: The Zombie Diaries

There’s just something about zombies that inspires a sort of do-it-yourself attitude. Get a camera, some food coloring and corn syrup, and a dozen or so buddies to play zombies and you could make your own movie. Just check out YouTube and you’ll find loads of short zombies films, some of them quite good. That… Read more »

Movie Review: La Horde

Full disclosure: La Horde is a French film with subtitles (there’s probably a dub available, but that’s lame). That might be a hangup for some of you, but you should really give it a shot anyway because it’s a pretty damn good zombie flick and there’s something to be said for broadening your horizons. Remember:… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – TS-19

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. As expected the six-episode season has flown by, and now we’re stuck in a holding pattern until season two premiers next year. Thankfully, the next season is going to be over twice as long (thirteen episodes). As you… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – Wildfire

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. In this week’s cold open, Rick is trying to raise Morgan (the father from the first episode) on the radio. He tells him what’s going on, and advises the man to stay away from Atlanta, cautioning that “it… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – Vatos

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. This week opens with Amy and Andrea bonding while fishing for the camp’s next meal. They talk about their double-digit age difference, and the way their father taught them to fish: Andrea played for keeps, Amy was taught… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – Tell It To the Frogs

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. After a manic second episode, The Walking Dead resumes the slow, thoughtful pace that served the pilot so well. So far the show works much better when it takes its time telling stories, rather than chugging along at… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – Guts

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. This show is going to have to walk a fine line between faithful adaptation and covering new ground in order to keep the fans both happy and not bored out of their minds from knowing exactly what’s going… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – Days Gone Bye

I’ve been reading Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead series for a couple years now, so I was pretty excited to hear that it was being picked up as a TV show. When I learned that it would be on AMC – home to such outstanding dramas as Mad Men and Breaking Bad – I knew… Read more »