In art, the antidote to terror isn’t necessarily harmony, or beauty, or calm. Sometimes it’s plain old stupidity.
In US media and entertainment, there’s clearly a call for comic adaptations, but might we be on the verge of a glut?
Hunkered down with the living dead scraping at the door Brad Pitt’s Gerry Lane states, “Movement is life.” For over a decade that’s exactly what the Zombie genre has been doing, moving relentlessly forward, shoving a broken mirror right up to the bloody face of American society, replacing the Western as its barometer.
The new season premiere of The Walking Dead felt like a faded imitation of the more cinematic first season.