The season finale of The Walking Dead functioned mainly as a prolonged teaser for the battle to come.
The episode is at its most artful when sound accentuates the way the storylines have been braided together.
In tonight’s episode of The Walking Dead, both Sasha and Rosita’s quiet heroism comes into sharper focus.
The episode takes a break from the hatchet-faced military strategizing and obligatory slicing and dicing.
The midseason finale of The Walking Dead’s was as bleak as ever, but it closed on a major note of hope.
The episode provides more examples of the authoritarian fascism that gives this season an urgent sense of relevancy.
Angela Kang’s screenplay efficiently establishes the riches that are available to the Santuary’s elite.
Every quick cut of a peaceful and happy time is a sliver of a lost past—or vision of a future that can now never happen.
This terrific neo-noir has been outfitted with a beautiful transfer and no extras to speak of, which is a shame.
The season finale of The Walking Dead builds toward its conclusion with self-consciously melodramatic flair.
The episode is notable for images that are lucidly expressive of people’s sensory apprehension of their world.
The episode primarily focuses on two separate runs for supply—storylines that exist to create more forks in the narrative road toward the mysterious Negan.
By the end of “Knots Untie,” it feels as if only Rick’s motley group of survivors has moved closer to a better tomorrow.
John Hillcoat’s film arrives prepackaged with suggested comparisons to Michael Mann’s Heat that it never earns because of its dreary literal-mindedness.
The episode is by and large a necessary, if not exactly radical, pressing of the reset button.
The series has played so loosely with its source material that it’s almost jarring to see it follow so closely in the comic book’s narrative footsteps.
“Always Accountable” pauses the season’s forward momentum to engage in a bit of character shading.
Tomorrow, around water coolers the world over, the conversations will be about whether The Walking Dead’s most cherished character is in fact dead.
Father doesn’t just know best, he’s the only one whose knowledge or lack thereof means anything at all.
One of the first things we see in the astonishing and consistently thrilling finale of the show’s fifth season is a rabbit’s foot.