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Six Meanings of Walker Kills in ‘The Walking Dead’ – Video

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

‘A Star is Born’ Review: A Romantic or Problematic Ending?

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.

The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 8 Review: Uncertainty and Fear

#TheWalkingDead #twd This episode did not really have much action, at least not until the last five minutes. Yet, it was tensed and scary. The tension did not start when the whisperers came close to our group, but it was slowly built through a constant feeling of uncertainty throughout the episode. There were more questions … Continue reading The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 8 Review: Uncertainty and Fear

The Walking Dead, Season 9, Episode 7 Review: Music to Escape, Music to Reconcile, Music to Thrive

#TheWalkingDead #twd Music still matters in a post-apocalyptic world driven by constant security challenges. We were skeptical when Georgie appeared asking for music, when our gang was busy fighting Negan and surviving. But in this episode, Luke gives us an eloquent lecture on why not only art matters, but it might be a way to … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 9, Episode 7 Review: Music to Escape, Music to Reconcile, Music to Thrive

The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 6: Queen Mothers and Warrior Kids

Green is the new theme color of The Walking Dead. If earlier in the season green could be associated with the crops of the new civilisation, now it seems more about the wilderness that replaces it. The wilderness growing over old signs of a collapsed modernity reminds of a Sleeping Beauty setting, with time passing … Continue reading The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 6: Queen Mothers and Warrior Kids