As season 9 comes to an end, it is a good time to look at where the core themes and storylines brought us. While viewers might have anticipated a bloody conclusion to the season, the finale ends with a cold war situation - literally. Though the finale might have felt uneventful in terms of action, at the same time it wraps up the themes of the season and brakes away from them in unexpected ways. This cold war feel might make you long even more for a violent confrontation at this point. If so, why?
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.
#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