The Walking Thread: New Best Friends (S7, E10)

TWD has always walked a shaky line between being the kind of character-driven drama AMC is known for, and the gritty Zombie Apocalypse horror show of the comics it’s based on. Up until recently it’s leaned toward the former, but with “New Best Friends” the show embraces its pulpy roots and goes the full […]

Thursday Open Thread 

The Walking Thread: Rock in the Road (S7, E9)

The back half of TWD Season 7 kicks off with a midseason premiere that is (relatively) uneventful, but very well-made and entertaining. None of the usual fireworks, character deaths or major plot revelations, just good solid storytelling, bolstered by lots of watchable character interactions, humor, and a fantastic action set piece in the middle. […]

From The Trailer Park: Baywatch

The TV show was an excuse to watch boobs bounce, so this actually looks like it might be fun.

From The Trailer Park - Iron Fist

Marvel’s latest series. Daniel Rand (Finn Jones, Game of Thrones) returns to New York years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, to run his father’s company. However, he also intends to put his martial arts training to use and fight criminals as the vigilante alter-ego, Iron Fist. Also stars Rosario Dawson and […]

ICYMI

Shut up! I’m not crying, you’re crying!

This was easily the best commercial of the Super Bowl, and it didn’t even air until after the game. (Seriously, we had to get the angelic illegal aliens commercial during the game but not this?!) Well done, Hyundai and Peter Berg. Well done.

RIP — Mary Tyler Moore

As most, if not all, of you have heard by now Mary Tyler Moore has died at age 80. Like most in my generation I was introduced to her initially through her 1970 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore show about a young single professional woman trying to break into the mid-market news business in […]

From The Trailer Park - Powerless

A show set in the DC universe about an insurance company that protects citizens against the collateral damage of superhero battles. Stars Alan Tudyk (Firefly), Vanessa Hudgens (Sucker Punch) and Danny Pudi (Community).

Premieres next month.

From The Trailer Park: National Treasure (Hulu)

“It’s a witch-hunt!”

From The Trailer Park - Six

A new series based on the real-life exploits of Seal Team Six. Stars Walton Goggins (Justified). Premieres Jan. 18th on History Channel.