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The Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman Does His Best to Justify That Cliffhanger

The Walking Dead’s season six finale aired a full month ago, but its cliffhanger ending—who did Negan pick as his victim?—proved so controversial that fans are still fuming about it. Now, TWD comic writer and creator Robert Kirkman has addressed the issue, although it still might not assuage those fans who felt…

Carol Battles Her Own Humanity on a Nearly Perfect The Walking Dead

Carol isn’t Carol anymore. Gone is the remorseless killer that tried to stop the plague by murdering two sick members of the group and setting fire to their corpses. Instead, she’s regaining her compassion, doubting herself, and trying not to kill people, even her enemies. And of course, in truest Walking Dead

On The Walking Dead, It's Rick's Turn to 'Screw With the Wrong People'

Remember in the season four finale, when Rick and the group were imprisoned in Terminus, and Rick rallied his troops by promising they were the force to be reckoned with? ”They’re screwing with the wrong people,” Rick announced emphatically, the lack of profanity undercutting his point a bit. After “Not Tomorrow Yet,”…

This Is What a 'Happy' Episode of The Walking Dead Looks Like

Don’t let the above picture fool you! Much time has passed since Alexandria was saved, and Rick and the Alexandrians actually have a moment of peace. I daresay they’re actually kind of happy! The town’s been rebuilt! A much-anticipated hook-up finally occurred! And the episode also introduced a delightfully absurd…

Here’s What Was Wrong With The Walking Dead’s Mid-Season Premiere: Everything

Last week, I was able to watch an early screening of “No Way Out”, Sunday night’s mid-season premiere. Upon my first viewing, I was struck by a single scene that disturbed me mightily. Upon Sunday night’s viewing, I had the opportunity to be appalled by every other aspect of the episode, which was one of The Walking…

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This May Be the Season The Walking Dead Finally Goes Too Far

The Walking Dead has never been accused of being a happy show, but it’s one of the few series to be called “misery porn”—an exercise in watching characters face tragedy after tragedy until their eventual horrible deaths. I’ve never thought this was true... but having seen this Sunday’s mid-season premiere, I wonder if…

When You Netflix Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, You’ll Be Somewhat Amused

Five years ago, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was a runaway literary hit, with its gimmick of inserting the undead into Jane Austen winning lots of people over. Now at last, it’s a movie—in theaters today—and it has some entertaining moments here and there. It might be worth watching on DVD months from now, if you…