Wednesday, December 4 2013
The premiere suggests exactly why this period isn't more often plundered by television, namely, the extraordinary difficulty of shaking off the popular culture clichés of the period.
Friday, October 29 2010
Whether a basic, human-seeming decency can withstand catastrophe is an animating question in The Walking Dead.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Mist indicts blind belief, but doesn't escape the weight of its clichés.
Thursday, December 20 2001
Saturday, December 31 1994
It's not news to anyone that Steven King screen adaptations get tossed into two categories: absolute crap (Maximum Overdrive, Cujo, Pet Cemetery, et. al.) and important American cinema (Stanley Kubrick's The Shining and Frank Darabont's previous King adaptation, The Shawshank Redemption).
Thursday, December 9 2010
'The Walking Dead' has capitalized on a great strength of the television medium, as well as expanded significantly on the corpus of the zombie tale (pun intended).