Tag Archives: The Walking Dead

Day of the Dead: Bloodline – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Day of the Dead: Bloodline isn’t quite as bad as I expected.  A “remake” of sorts of Romero’s superior Day Of The Dead, Bloodline suffers from a bad script, poor technical elements and weak acting.  It feels low budget.  That said where the money has gone shows – the effects are very good and actually at ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Best & The Worst TV Shows of 2017

2017 continued TV’s dominance over film.  With new shows launching almost weekly on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime it was hit after hit with shows like Glow breaking new ground (well kinda) and the old guard like The Leftovers and Game Of Thrones hitting to put the park. Here’s my lost and the 5 best and The Worst TV shows ... Read More »

Shot Caller – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Shot Caller is a genuinely great direct to DVD thriller that happily dispenses with a  lot of prison and DTV action cliches, instead utilising it’s impressive cast (including The Walking Dead Star Jon Bernthal, Lake Bell and Jeffery Donovan to name but three) to deliver a taught, tense thriller that delivers some hardcore violence and some ... Read More »

My Favourite… George A. Romero Film

As death continues it’s relentless march through the gifted and talented of TV and film, My Favourite… celebrates those we have lost by taking a look at a slice of their best work. Well sometimes best, sometimes just the one I like the most. This time out: My Favourite…. George A. Romero (1940-2017) Film DAY OF THE DEAD (1985) Zombies rule the world, except for ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Best TV Shows of 2016

So 2016 continued the golden age of television, outstripping it’s movie counterparts and delivering more essential must see content than any other medium: even with so many great shows either ended or in their twilight years.  So here’s my run down of my 5 favourite TV show for 2016… with a few nearly rans for good measure. (Yet to watch Narcos Season ... Read More »

Blog: The Dead 2 India – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Ford Brothers The Dead was most interesting for it’s African setting.  Taking a ‘If It ‘Aint Broke…’ approach, The Dead 2 is essentially the same film but in India with a better lead but less appealing support cast and a pace that, at best, could be described as pedestrian. In fact, in a post Walking ... Read More »

Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire TV Reviews

At the moment, myself and Mrs Geek are currently watching no less than 6 series ether on dvd or on TV.  To quote Mr Peter Quill himself- some  good, some bad, and some a bit of both – read on. The Walking Dead – Season 5 Without doubt still one of the best TV shows ever made. Monday’s Season 5 premiere kicked off with an ... Read More »