Okay, wow, that was a hell of a season finale. While the first half of season two dragged a bit (and let’s not forget that the entire creative staff was replaced along the way), I think The Walking Dead completely picked up the pace in the second half. There are still issues with characterization and… Read more »
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Last night was the penultimate episode of The Walking Dead for the season, and you had to think AMC had some surprises in store for us.
Where the first half of the season was rife with wheel spinning and time wasting, it seems like The Walking Dead has finally figured out that it’s a dynamic show and needs to keep things moving as often as possible. While I’m pretty critical of the shows character building, when it hits the action and… Read more »
I always love it when a show’s cold open is a scene from the finale, and then we spend the rest of the episode getting to that point. Structurally, I think it makes things pretty damn interesting, especially when we really want to see the end results of the tease. This week’s Walking Dead manages… Read more »
After seemingly weeks and weeks of build up and wheel spinning, we finally get a healthy dose of action in the last two weeks of The Walking Dead. Not only that, but some long-simmering plot points seem to finally be coming to the forefront.
After the first half of the season ended with Shane passing out guns and unleashing the zombies in the barn (and – of course – finding the now zombified Sophia), many of us were anxiously anticipating the return of The Walking Dead to see what sort of repercussions there would be. Tonight we found out:… Read more »
Okay, wow. So The Walking Dead sent us to the mid-season break with a pretty explosive episode. A lot of the different plot threads out there came to a head, and a few new ones were introduced. While I liked the episode overall, there was one glaring flaw that really bugged me about it. Let’s… Read more »
The barn full of zombies remains filled with zombies, Sophia remains missing, and the specter of getting kicked off the farm is still hovering over Rick’s head, but in the penultimate episode before the mid-season break, it feels like a lot is happening. Sure, it helps that there were two zombie encounters this week, one… Read more »