While I haven’t been the biggest fan of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” television series, I think it’s pretty fair to say that it’s far from perfect and could drastically improve in quality with just a few tweaks. To be fair, I’ve been saying that since being disappointed with the show after the brilliant season one pilot, and I’ve read a good chunk of the comics, so I might be a bit biased in proliferating that sentiment. But that doesn’t mean the back half of season two shouldn’t be more exciting (tensions in the tribe!), more interesting (characters that might do something!), and more entertaining (don’t forget about the zombies!) than the front half, considering that things have come to a head on Hershel’s farm.
If that last scene of the mid-season finale is any indication, the February 12th premiere will hopefully get Rick, Shane, Lori and the rest off to a good start. And by that, of course, I mean being reminded they live in a gorram apocalypse where animated corpses eat the living. The trailer for season two-point-five is pretty okay:
The below promo video should look familiar to anybody who stuck around for “Hell on Wheels,” when the preview initially aired after the finale. It answers at least one question some of you may have had following that episode, so, if you still haven’t seen it I would suggest no watching. Even though there’s no good reason not to have seen it. For the rest of you, enjoy:
The latest promo clip also appeared during an episode of “Hell on Wheels” but I stopped watching that as soon as I saw the above promo. It’s… It doesn’t really showcase the best acting in the series’ history. Or, it could be that this particular storyline is being resolved in a very sloppy manner.
I expect this from Sarah Wayne Callies, but not Jeffrey DeMunn.
(via Bleeedng Cool)
Rob Payne also writes the indie comic The Unstoppable Force, tweets on the Twitter @RobOfWar, and his ware can be purchased here (if you’re into that sort of thing). Being a masochist, he’s going to watch the entirety of “The Walking Dead” whether it drives him crazy or not.