Why Our Favourite Zombie Show Isn’t As Good As It Once Was
I remember when I used to be excited for each Sunday, anxiously awaiting the next episode of The Walking Dead. However, with the show now in its eighth season, I’ve found myself far less interested and less invested in the plot and the show’s many characters. My interest in The Walking Dead has waned to the point where I debate whether I should even watch it all any more. With the show’s viewership declining, it’s time to ask what’s gone wrong and why our favourite zombie show isn’t as good as it used to be.
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All good things must come to an end. Sadly, not all film producers recognize this. Often, our favourite movie franchises are drawn out to the point where once-loved stories and characters become hollow shells of what they once were. Here are five movie franchises that I think need to come to an end:
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There was a pretty noticeable dip in quality after Season 7 of The Office and the ratings reflected this. Steve Carell’s departure from the show forced the writers to come up with material that pushed the limits of what was believable in The Office universe, as well as drastically changing many of the characters that we had come to love in seasons prior. While the series ultimately came back to end on a strong note, it would have been better to end things before the show had lost most of its mojo.
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We’ve been gifted with two movies this summer that rely more heavily on the art of visual storytelling than on the heavy use of dialogue to convey story. While Dunkirk was also light on dialogue and heavy on visuals and score, for me, it was War for the Planet of the Apes that packed the greater emotional punch and was, frankly, the better film.
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Everyone needs a feel-good movie from time to time.
Everyone needs a feel-good movie from time to time. Sometimes after a rough day there’s no better cure than popping in a happy movie and cuddling up in front of the TV with a hot chocolate. Here are ten movies that never fail to leave me feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
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Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, a film telling the story of how 340,000 Allied soldiers were evacuated from France back to Britain, is a cinematic experience unlike anything we’ve seen before. The audience is dropped right into the action from film’s opening scene and the tension doesn’t let up until its final moments. Despite being in awe and on the edge of my seat for the duration of Dunkirk, I couldn’t help but feel like something was missing when I left the theatre.
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Harrison Ford is one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood and has been in some amazing films over the course of his career. The carpenter-turned-actor recently celebrated his 75th birthday, making this a great time to take a look back at some of his most iconic roles.
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