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Fear The Walking Dead. Series review. Produced by AMC. Created by
Robert Kirkman, Dave Erickson.
I have just finished watching this mini series,and what can I say "WOW". I had already reviewed the Pilot last week,and although slow moving,I said it had promise,with an underlying creepiness,and unnerving feel, of what might happen.
I was for once not disappointed, I will review,and run through every six short episodes.
Episode 1 Pilot.
This time the series is set in Los Angeles, not in Georgia,we have no Rick Crimes,or Daryl,we do have a very dysfunctional family for once. Two high school teachers living together the Clark's and the Manawa's from broken families,with teenage children the man's kid hates him for leaving his Mum,and the woman has two children herself with a teenage daughter Alicia,and an older son Nick,who has a heroin problem. And this isn't always the best time to go cold turkey,during a Zombie outbreak,and apocalypse.
When the teenage lad wakes up in his usual drug den,to find a woman eating another's mans face,even in his drug induced state,he knows something isn't right,panicking,running into the road to be hit by a car,his family does not believe his story,and believe it was just a bad drug trip he was on.
It is then we have a little build up to strange things happening in Los Angeles,nothing straight away,but a very slow burn,leading to something no one can explain near the end of this episode,with a unnerving feel to it,with a sense of foreboding,you know you are in for a great series.
Episode 2 "So close, yet so far"
We now have the Clark family Back together, Travis Manawa has gone to locate his teenage son with his ex wife,who is caught in riots,due to a police officer shooting the above woman. Something is definitely not right with the world. During the riots Travis takes refuge with a Spanish family the Salazar family,refugees from El Salvaldor,where the father becomes a pivotal part of this series later on.
Madison Clark returns to her school,in the hope of raiding the medicine cupboards,for any drug that could ween her son off heroin,whilst bumping into another student,who has heard that the viral infection is spreading,and news is finally reaching the social networks. When the principle of the school attacks them both,and Madison smashes his head in with a fire extinguisher.
This is when we now now that this outbreak is taking over.
Episode 3 "The Dog"
With this being probably the best episode of this sixth parter. Madison and Travis are reunited with each other,with his ex wife and child with him,also the Salazar family,has taken refuge with them,after leaving the city,and there business,after the riots. With the City loosing all power,and going into complete darkness,Madison knows that a neighbor has a shotgun,and she and her family break in to retrieve the shotgun,with the neighbour Susan already turned,and not being able to open,or squeeze through the small gap in her fence. Why it is called a Dog,they rescue a German Shepard,wining at their door,who they loose in,to eventually be eaten by the above other neighbor,when they leave a door open,to go next door,with two shotgun blasts to the head finally takes him down. Why is this the best episode,it has everything,the first real zombie attacks,the family realise they are no longer safe in the place of normal safety their home. And they pack provisions to escape to the desert and hopefully ride everything out. This episode has it all suspence,some great violence,some great acting. This is the episode that I realised this series could be something decent.
I came across this trailer on YouTube yesterday, and it is doing the rounds again on social media, a trailer first showing in 2015, that got everyone talking " is this for real" " this can not be a film can it?" As it turns out no, it is a trailer that is well made, but certainly is not going to be a film anytime soon.
A one joke trailer about a randy ghost intent on jerking men off, using handjobs, I'm surprised the tag line wasn't "Cumming soon".
This was obviously made by men with a running narrative that women cannot give a decent handjob, and having them do the deed is worse than death, instead you have a ghost who wants to jerk all men to death.
It is as awful as you'd expect it to be, but I still found myself chuckle a few times, it is rude, crude, insinuating, and in fairness harmless fun, a film if made I would actually probably watch, it certainly looks better than the recent Cabin Fever, Evil Dead 2013.
I really had high expectations for this movie especially as it covers something that affects me and millions of others that is extreme nightmares and sleep paralysis, a condition where your brain thinks your awake yet you are still dreaming, yet you cannot move your body, and you feel like something else is in the room with you.
Plot summary, the Morgan's who are already suffering from grief, after losing a child to cot death, and their oldest son Daniel (Lucas Bond) is suffering night terrors, and a nightmare of something trying to suck the life out of him. They go to a Sleep expert Alice Arnolds (Maggie Q) who's own life suffered a tradegy when her brother died as a young child in a sleepwalking accident. These are resurfaced again after coming in contact with the boys family, who she is trying to help, with nightmares of her younger brother tormenting her once more. With her visions and nightmares getting progressively worse, and the boys life is in serious danger as these…
A rarity that a sequel surpasses the original, but to actually better it, and out smart it, is an amazing feat. I cannot put into words how good this movie is. A film that Ryan Reynolds was born to play, a natural comedian, the one liners, the piss taking of Marvel and DC, the whole X Men theme is ripped apart again, with Wade whizzing around the School for gifted, in Professor Xavier's chair saying it smells like Patrick Stuart. The action set pieces are bigger and better, the car, moped chase scene is worth the admission price alone. A film that was so naturally funny these days are a rarity alone, it is without doubt easily one of the funniest scripts ever. With spot on casting from the inclusion of Josh Brolin as Cable, cameos from Bill Skarsgård, to Terry Crews, Rob Delany as Peter. With outstanding performances from Zazie Beetz as Domino, and Hunt From The Wildness actor Julian Dennison as Firefist. This film is as close to perfection as any movie I'll ever go and see. …