Greg Nicotero talks The Walking Dead Season 6, Negan, The Saviors, THAT Glenn scene and more


The Walking Dead Season 6 returns Sunday, February 14 at 9/8CT on AMC You picked a fine time to show up, Lucille! OK, so we’ve yet to see The Walking Dead comic’s infamous barbed-wire baseball bat and its equally insidious owner, Negan (welcome, Jeffrey Dean Morgan!). But we know the pair is out there, courtesy of a sneak peek of Daryl, Sasha and Abraham encountering a contingent of Negan’s acolytes — a.k.a. the Saviors — which aired just after the midseason finale. Atop it, Deanna’s dead, the wall’s kaput and Morgan just had to let that Wolf get away with poor Dr. … Continue reading

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M. Night Shyamalan brings Tales From the Crypt to TNT


Tales from the Crypt will rise again, this time as an M. Night Shyamalan-helmed programming block on TNT. Kevin Reilly, President of TBS and TNT and Chief Creative Officer of Turner Entertainment, made the announcement at today’s Television Critics Association winter press tour. The format of the two-hour block is, for now, a bit of a puzzlement. TNT’s press release says it will be “led by Tales from the Crypt, based on the original EC Comics and new stories, all executive-produced by Shyamalan and his partner at Binding Edge Pictures, Ashwin Rajan.” But Reilly described a more fluid set-up: “Not a show — an … Continue reading

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Dexter

Why I Should Binge-Watch Dexter

WHAT IS Dexter ABOUT? Who is in it? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees That line was so great A dark, intense and often-twisted mystery/crime drama series inspired by Darkly Dreaming Dexter, the first in a series of novels by author Jeff Lindsay. The story revolves around a character named Dexter Morgan, a forensics expert and blood-splatter specialist who works for the Miami police department. Dexter is a twisted, psychologically damaged individual – and, as it turns out, a vigilante serial killer who metes out justice by tracking down and killing murderers or other heinous individuals who have managed to slip … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 6 midseason finale recap: Start to finish (Not)


We all hate these midseason breaks, so Start to Finish is the crappiest title ever … even if it mirrors Deanna’s words. I don’t care. Especially with the little Negan teaser tossed in during Into the Badlands. I will spend the next two months vibrating through The Walking Dead withdrawals. Thanks, AMC! This midseason finale is like most season finales — a lot of craziness and zero resolution. But, I’m going to chalk this one up as the worst – or the best – or both. We all know the wall went down and an ass-load of walkers are on their … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 7 recap: Glenn’s fate is revealed …

The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 7 recap: Glenn's fate is revealed ...

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not watched the most recent episode of The Walking Dead and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading now. Ah, TWD! This season has been one hell of a ride so far, and now that we’re quickly approaching the dreaded mid-season break, we should expect nothing but more stuff that will leave us in agony until February. To the conspiracy theorists who believed Glenn survived the dumpster disaster, cheers! If you guessed the bloody innards were being torn from Nicholas and not Glenn, you are correct! For those who were certain Glenn made it … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead recap Season 6 Episode 6: Always Accountable


Daryl! I’ve missed you! Super glad you’re OK! Sasha! Abraham! Good to see you guys, too! Look! The turn is just ahead, and the herd is following obediently behind. Nice work. You’re almost there. … Oh, wait. This is The Walking Dead. Bring on some unexpected a-holes with guns. • The Walking Dead Season 6 recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 All seems well, and the almost triumphant trio make the turn into a little burg of sorts. As bullets blast through their rear window, Sasha and Abraham duck. A car speeds up behind them, … Continue reading

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Recap: The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 5 — “Now” is not the time for tantrums


This week on The Walking Dead, we’re back in Alexandria — and for those who had issues with last week, we barely see Morgan. We don’t see Sasha, Abraham or Daryl, either – and while it seemed pretty apparent we wouldn’t see Glenn again, he comes up an awful lot in this episode. In conjunction with an absent RIP on The Talking Dead, Gimple’s ambiguous commentary and widespread internet conspiracy theories, we’ll continue to wait for him to show up along with the other three. Par for the course! • The Walking Dead Season 6 recaps: Episode 1 | Episode … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 6 episode 4 recap: That which does not kill us …


Oh, The Walking Dead fans — once again, Season 6 hits it hard. And the 90-minute “Here’s Not Here” is all about Morgan and his madness and his zen. • The Walking Dead Season 6 recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 Season 3 revealed a crazed Morgan living in a booby-trapped arsenal, alone with nothing but his twisted thoughts scrawled randomly on the walls of his personal prison. When Rick showed up, a seed of morality may have been planted somewhere deep, but Morgan refused to leave because he still needed to “clear” … to kill the … Continue reading

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Ash vs Evil Dead Episode 1 recap: “El Jefe”

Ash vs Evil Dead Episode 1 recap: "El Jefe"

Happy Halloween, and welcome to our first Ash vs Evil Dead recap. Ash is back, baby! Director Sam Raimi kicked off the series Ash vs Evil Dead in fine form, with his legendary manic camerawork, some references to the Evil Dead films, and plenty of the humor (particularly from Bruce Campbell’s performance) and gore that we’ve come to know and love from the cult classic films. When I talked with Campbell earlier this summer on the set of Ash vs Evil Dead, he told me that the decision to make the series a half-hour one was “in order to keep … Continue reading

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“A big jolly splatterfest” — Talking “Ash vs Evil Dead” with Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless

"A big jolly splatterfest" -- Talking "Ash vs Evil Dead" with Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless

It was just past the first day of winter in New Zealand when I arrived at a location called Riverhead, just outside of Auckland, to begin watching the filming of the new Starz series Ash vs Evil Dead, which airs Saturdays beginning Oct. 31. Coming from the northern U.S., I didn’t find the weather to be quite what I was used to as “winter.” It was very pleasant: sunny, temps in the high 50s, low 60s Fahrenheit. The nice climate added to the loveliness of the filming location, a scenic pine forest. As a fan of the original Evil Dead … Continue reading

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