Posts Tagged ‘zombies’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC THE WALKING DEAD has never been prized for its subtlety, and it didn’t attempt any with the title of its crossroads Season 9 premiere:  “A New Beginning.”  Which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Cloak & Dagger”

  The first season of Freeform’s Marvel series CLOAK & DAGGER was from the measured pace school of serialized TV drama.  Joe Pokaski’s saga was essentially 10 hours of origin story, tracing Tandy Bowen (Ol...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Fear the Walking Dead”

  FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 10PM on AMC Each season of FEAR THE WALKING DEAD has been somewhat different from the one before, with a setting that shifted from Los Angeles to somewhere off the coast of Mexico to vario...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  There are many things that divide Americans these days, but the same thought may have gone through much of the nation’s mind tonight:  Is it truly over?  Can we finally move on from the Negan storyline on The Wal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC Last year’s season premiere of THE WALKING DEAD was the show’s most polarizing hour, introducing long-awaited Big Bad Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and lingering on his bru...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Midseason Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  In the best case scenario, this first half of THE WALKING DEAD‘s 7th season has been a necessary evil.  While ponderousness has been built into the show’s DNA more or less from the start, Walking Dead has n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC The Season 7 premiere of THE WALKING DEAD didn’t have a lot of goals.  The series managed somehow, in this age of spoiler culture and social media, to keep the off-camera vict...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Fear The Walking Dead”

  “Universes” are all the rage among studios and networks these days, thanks to the rise of the Marvel/Disney empire.  DC/Warners is trying to duplicate that success (its movie and TV universes are somewhat co...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Van Helsing”

  VAN HELSING:  Friday 10PM on Syfy – Change the Channel The playwright and filmmaker Neil LaBute has dabbled in genre before, although he may prefer not to be reminded of his disastrous remake of The Wicker Man.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “BrainDead”

  BRAINDEAD:  Monday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert The Good Wife was always as much about politics as the law.  And while it was officially a serious drama that dealt with Big Issues, Dark Themes and Edgy Chara...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “IZombie”

  Rob Thomas and Dianne Ruggiero-Wright’s CW series IZOMBIE is a show that would benefit from a season order shorter than the 19 hours it had to deliver this year–and with its less than stellar ratings, that mi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  When a show is as successful as AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD, it can afford to spend virtually the entire back half of a season as little more than a lead-up to the next.  But can it also provide no satisfaction at all ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC At this point in its massively successful run (massive enough to allow AMC to renew the superb but low-rated Halt and Catch Fire last week, so hurray!), THE WALKING DEAD can well aff...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Fear the Walking Dead”

  FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 6PM on AMC   Previously… on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Something odd is happening in Los Angeles, years before and a continent away from Rick Grimes and his troupe of survivors. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  Under showrunner Scott M. Gimple, this fifth season of THE WALKING DEAD became steadily better as drama than the series has ever been, drawing closer to deserving its phenomenal level of ratings as still (even after the ...
by Mitch Salem