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‘The Walking Dead’ (Season 7) – A Creative Lull or the Decline of Appointment TV?

* * * WARNING – SPOILERS ABOUND * * * Season 7 of ‘The Walking Dead’ premiered last October with the audience held in the palm of its’ hand.  Although much derided for its’ blatant manipulation of fan emotion, the season premiere accomplished what it meant, to leave the cast of characters and the viewers… Continue reading ‘The Walking Dead’ (Season 7) – A Creative Lull or the Decline of Appointment TV?

Television Reviews

‘The Walking Dead’ (Season 6) – How Much Can an Audience Take?

Season 6 of ‘The Walking Dead’ premiered last October with its’ most ambitious, complicated episode, a tour de force of action and herding strategy meant to showcase the team building Rick (reliable, emotive Andrew Lincoln) was able to forge with the residents of Alexandria after asserting his leadership.  This came off a spectacularly crafted season 5 second… Continue reading ‘The Walking Dead’ (Season 6) – How Much Can an Audience Take?