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The Walking Dead (AMC)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by willy cheesesteak, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. mgoose

    mgoose Senior member

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    I think you'll be surprised. There's certainly pleanty of zombie stuff, if only to appease those who enjoy that genre, but some of the more disturbing moments are carried out by regular people. The whole premise is about how a huge event can change people. If you've ever seen The Road, you could easily make some comparisons to this story. Supposedly, the author never read/watched The Road in order to avoid any similarities, but you could still find a couple parallels.

    I've always thought of The Road as a zombie story. I'm a fan of the genre, but more based on post-apocalyptic survival than anything else, and I have to say that reading The Road freaked me out more than any zombie movie, simply because everything had stopped growing on the planet so the end of all life was inevitable, at least with most Zombie stories you have the glimmer of hope for the survival of the human race.
     
  2. Rambo

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    Boy, AMC certainly is getting bold. This seems like a rather unlikely -- and expensive -- choice of a next series. If it's NOT all zombies, I'll give it a shot.
    Teach, check out the 1st volume of comics at the library. I guarantee you'll find it interesting enough to give the TV show a shot.
     
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  4. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    Who's the black guy supposed to be? I don't remember there being anyone in the comic who stayed behind.
     
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    ctrlaltelite Senior member

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    looks like Morgan Jones and his son Duane.
     
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    quick question to the comic readers,did the comic come out before 28 days?
    im wondering if they ripped off the waking up in hospital part,or if 28 days ripped off the books.
    still looks very good
     
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    i think there's only a year between the two, iirc the movie was out before the first issue was printed. aside from the fact that both protagonists wake up in a hospital there's very little similarities between the two. TWD plays up more of the aspect of humans capable of being every bit as cold and vicious as the zombies, it's hard to find someone to root for.
     
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    October 31st! Can't wait.
     
  9. willy cheesesteak

    willy cheesesteak Senior member

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    avid reader of the book, although my interest has been waning for the past few months.
    if the writing is true to the source material, this should be an amazing show.
     
  11. Nouveau Pauvre

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    i think there's only a year between the two, iirc the movie was out before the first issue was printed. aside from the fact that both protagonists wake up in a hospital there's very little similarities between the two. TWD plays up more of the aspect of humans capable of being every bit as cold and vicious as the zombies, it's hard to find someone to root for.

    28 Days Later had a lot of that element too I thought. That's why I loved it.
     
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    I can't believe it but I'm actually contemplating staying home + giving out candy just to watch this rather than go to the city like I do every year. I hope it will be good.
     
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    It looks interesting. I didn't have a chance to watch 28 Days Later but I'm sure it'll be pretty fun.
     
  14. SladeDT

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    Oh ho hoooo. I love zombie-apocalyptic shit!
     
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    frenchy Senior member

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    It looks interesting. I didn't have a chance to watch 28 Days Later but I'm sure it'll be pretty fun.

    you sir are NO zombie fan,FAIL!!!!!!!!
     
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  16. bbaquiran

    bbaquiran Senior member

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    First ep is on the pirate bay!
     
  17. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    ^ Thanks for the heads-up!
     
  18. C3PLOS

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    We actually just got cable specifically for this show! Super excited for it!

    The comic book has been great, as well, from start to now... in fact, just read the lastest one. Once again, it looks like the 5hit is going to hit the fan!

    -C
     
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    first episode was great. stoked for this series
     
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    So glad I can download the first episode. I was worried I would miss it due to a Halloween party. This show is going to be freaking awesome.

    BTW- Anyone currently following the comic?
     

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