The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 14, “Grove”

“Are You Mad at Me?!” Season 2 grinded to a halt at Hershel’s farm and its too idyllic collection of live bodies and sexual innuendo. The Walking Dead has started to stall in the latter half of Season 4 until Grove. This with Lizzie (Brighton Sharbino) and her sis, Mika, collected with adults Carol and Tyreese and baby Judith. Until about 30 minutes in we are given the same character development episode that is starting to bog down this season. No more spoilers as more than one plot point ends here in tragedy. Lizzie and Mika have had an important … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 14, “Grove”

The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 12, “Still”

No spoilers, this time, really. Whoops, you missed my review of Episode 11, Claimed, because I haven’t written it yet – just notes. I’m sure you are waiting with baited breath. Some critics believe that television is a “dumbed down” medium with a superficial and hurried mode of narrative, which never requires the audience to think deeply about anything. Not so in The Walking Dead, even as the latter half of this season presents us segments that stand alone (some study I saw read the attention gap of the average American TV viewer is five minutes), but always connected to … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 12, “Still”