The Walking Dead-Count 2 – Electric Boogaloo (Season 2, Episodes 1 to 7)

And we’re back! You know, it seems you can have too much of a good thing. My plan to watch the complete run (to date) of The Walking Dead in a month, twice, turns out to have been a bit ambitious. Owing to a minor case of zombie fatigue, I took a break to rewatch all five seasons of Leverage. Because taking a break from one show to go watch 77 episodes of another show in two weeks is entirely normal behaviour.

So, the last time we saw Rick and the Gang, they were driving away from a (rather shoddy, let’s be honest) CG explosion that took out the CDC headquarters in Atlanta, along with Dr Jenner and Jacqui. Season 2 picks up just a couple of days later. Won’t you join me? Read More

The Walking Dead-Count: Part the First (Season 1, Episodes 1 to 6)

I recently had a notion to watch The Walking Dead. I saw season 1 when it first aired in the UK back in early 2011 but it didn’t really grab me – despite my fondness for zombie movies – so I never went back for more. Until a couple of weeks ago.

Long story short (you’re welcome) I watched season 2 in three days, followed immediately by season 3, then season 4 right up to the mid-season 5 finale. And now I’m totally hooked. Since season 5 isn’t back for another few weeks, I needed something to keep me busy so I had a thought. Anyone who has seen the show knows that a lot of things get killed: walkers, people, even squirrels. Hell, even people who haven’t seen the show can probably figure that much out for themselves. My thought was to enquire as to which particular character has the most blood on his or her hands. The only way to satisfy my curiosity was to go right back to the beginning, notebook in hand…

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First Look At Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD – UPDATED

Update – The actual promo was released online early this morning (UK time) after it’s debut appearance during last night’s episode of Once Upon A Time. It’s got some similar moments—including a clearer look at Whedon’s former Angel star J. August Richards playing someone who may or may not be (but almost certainly is) Luke Cage leaping from an exploding window, not to mention laying down the smack on some poor mook—and some new ones, as the longer running time would suggest. It also seems that the Son of Coul has been rewarded with a sweet new ride. Don’t touch Lola, indeed. Read More