In June of 2017, TV’s Batman, Adam West passed away. The mayor of Los Angeles realized what an important “hero” Mr. West was to many people here in Southern California, not to mention around the world, and decided to honor the late actor in a very unique, and Weird Hollywood way.
On June 15th, Burt Ward, (Robin the Boy Wonder) was on hand as Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck switched on the Bat Signal to cheers and chants of, “Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na… Batman!
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From the opening shot of a solitary survivor traveling a desolate thoroughfare, to the closing scene of that same man trapped in an army tank as the camera pulls back to a bird’s eye view of an entire city of hungry zombies honing in on their prey last night’s premiere of The Walking Dead was a tense, emotional and ghastly depiction of a world gone mad. Zombie apocalypse mad.
The series is an adaptation (and judging from last night’s episode, a faithful one at that) of Robert Kirkman’s black and white monthly graphic novel. The comic book series was launched in 2003 and is still going strong, so as long as they stick to the source material and deliver the same caliber of horrifyingly taut entertainment as last night, I have nothing but the highest of hopes for this program. If Sunday night is any indication of the level of programming we’re in for with this show, this is very good news for genre geeks as well as so-called normal fans of quality television. The writing, acting, art direction, special effects, make-up, stunt work and cinematography were all top notch. Continue reading “The Walking Dead Review Episode #1”