The Walking Dead, “Wildfire”

I've taken something of a hiatus from reviewing over the Thanksgiving holiday, and it is very nice to return slightly refreshed with a really tremendous episode of The Walking Dead. I know I've been hard on the series thus far, but I think a lot of that stems from the fact that I think the … Continue reading The Walking Dead, “Wildfire”

The Walking Dead, “Vatos”

From the beginning, the discussion around The Walking Dead has been about how it would balance its obvious appeals (zombies, zombie violence and more zombies) with a character focus that will help it become a successful television series. The first three episodes, despite a few solid moments in the character regard, didn't really convince me … Continue reading The Walking Dead, “Vatos”

The Walking Dead, “Tell It To The Frogs”

After a generally miserable second episode that felt like the boring middle part of a mediocre zombie movie, The Walking Dead had something to prove to me. Could it tell stories are entrenched in any sort of character focus? Could it take its countless stereotypes and make them into characters? Basically, I'm concerned there's nothing … Continue reading The Walking Dead, “Tell It To The Frogs”