Those of you who have been reading my reviews this season know that I have a very tentative relationship with The Walking Dead. It is, perpetually, a show I like but can never quite love, stuck eternally in that frustrating limbo where it always feels like it's just about to get good. Continue reading
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"Pretty Much Dead Already"
Warning: Contains major spoilers for this episode, so if you haven't watched it yet, you only have yourself to blame for reading further.
Oh, The Walking Dead, just when I'm ready to give up on you completely, you make me remember why I ever thought you were worth my time in the first place. Continue reading
I suspect this will be the shortest review I've ever written, because I really only have one thing to say about this episode:
FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, CAN WE PLEASE GET OFF THIS GODDAMNED FARM ALREADY? Continue reading
Forgive the lateness of this review: I've been playing a bit of catch-up this week. Fortunately, I don't have a great deal to say about "Cherokee Rose." It's a passable episode, but an uneventful one, and a bit of a placeholder. (On this show, a quiet episode like this usually means that we can expect two or three people to get eaten next week.)
The only zombie we see during this episode figures in a preposterous set piece that is constructed like a joke: How many morons does it take to get a walker out of a well? Continue reading
Every time I think I'm starting to get on board with this show, an episode comes along that reminds me just how much I don't care about any of these characters. "Bloodletting" is a serious step backwards for The Walking Dead after last week's more promising season premiere: it's an episode that underlines all of the show's weaknesses without offering anything new that might be encouraging. Continue reading