September is a great time of year to be a fan of The Walking Dead. Each year at this time, Fear is winding towards its annual climax, the web is abuzz with rumours for the next season, and, of course, we get the home media release of previous adventures, just in time for a binge
A year ago, pretty much to the day, I spent a couple of hundred words discussing how television these days is no longer crafted to be watched on a weekly basis. In our world of boxsets and Netflix, binge-watching has become the conquering force in audience habits and, as such, series narratives have adapted accordingly.
Negan is coming. We get it. Season 6B of The Walking Dead has essentially been all about the setup. Biggest bad we’ve ever faced, and he’s gonna do some damage. So let’s spend half a season spinning the bottle in different directions to try and play the bookies’ odds on who is actually going to
WARNING – MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD We all know that things can’t be calm for too long in The Walking Dead, and indeed, they have been for just that. Too long. For a show that prides itself on us never knowing who’s gonna bite the dust next, it’s been an inordinately long time since anyone
Last week’s assault on the Saviours all seemed to be going hunky dory; the crew broke into their rivals’ hideout, and dispatched them all without injury (save for Glenn’s emotional killing of his first human). Sunlight burst through on a glorious victory, and the world was a shiny place again. That was until it was
The beginning of the end seems in sight as we take this week’s trip to the troubled town of Alexandria. After last episode’s revelation that the crew are not alone in this brave new world, Rick and the gang have taken up arms to save their newfound friends from the oppression of Negan and his
The Brave New World gets a whole bunch bigger in this week’s episode of everyone’s favourite glimpse into the post-apocalypse. Newcomer Jesus (Tom Payne), after the mandatory initial distrust, leads the group to Hilltop, a community of survivors much like Alexandria. The town is simple, but charming, almost hailing back to Hershel’s farm all the
It’s been a long few months since we were last in Alexandria. Season 6A left us on one of The Walking Dead’s typical mid-season cliffhangers, with the team spread thin and walkers tearing down the walls of our newfound safe-haven. The future seemed uncertain for a number of key players, with Maggie laying unconscious atop