Alpha and Lydia In the past three episodes there is a constant fluctuation in the depiction of Alpha as mother. We keep wondering: does she care about Lydia? Alpha is shown as a psychopath who feels no empathy towards others. The most significant sign of this, even more than the killings, is the scene in … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 9 Episodes 11-12 Review: Leaderships Compared
This episode introduces us to Alpha through a chilling portrait. While she has not yet officially met our group, the confusing story of Lydia's flashback contributes to building up the expectation that we are going to meet a formidable threat. For the first time in The Walking Dead, the big bad villain is a woman, … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 9, Episode 10 Review: When the Villain is a Mum.
Having a close affinity with the dead, in this show, has an important metaphorical meaning. It is a way of showing the dark side of a group or character. In case of good characters, having an affinity with the dead tells us that they are going through complex inner struggles. Hence, for them, switching between the dead and the living is a way of showing how their inner struggles are progressing.
In 'The Walking Dead', we frequently see people taking our walkers in various circumstances. Are these kills random? Not really. Each one of them tells us something. Sure, walkers remind us that we are still in a post-apocalyptic scenario, and sometimes these kills reveal something about where the plot is going. But in most cases, … Continue reading Six Meanings of Walker Kills in ‘The Walking Dead’ – Video
Right from the moment Jack meets Ally, the camera frequently pauses on her face or facial details. Through these close-ups we are shown how Jackson sees her: through his eyes, she is simple, pure, and beautiful. Her looks features prominently in the dialogues between them - unlike his. His body is never an object of discussion, while remarks about hers are quite an important theme.