Month: September 2015


Fear the Walking Dead — “So Close, Yet So Far”


Even before any external crisis, such as the zombie apocalypse, became apparent, the central family in Fear the Walking Dead was being pulled in many different directions. Travis tells his son Chris that "We're all building a family, OK, all of us," but Chris isn't interested in this new project.  He's uwilling...

Fear the Walking Dead – The Pilot


I've already commented on the opening scene of Fear the Walking Dead, but the whole of the pilot is worth some discussion. The pilot follows a family living in L.A.  In every description of Fear that I came across, the word dysfunctional was used to characterise the family at the center...

Fear the Walking Dead – The Opening Scene


I was really looking forward to seeing the opening scene of the series premier of Fear the Walking Dead because I loved the first scene of The Walking Dead so much.  I’m sure you too remember the little girl dressed in pink pajamas and nightgown holding her dolly as she turns...