Benjamin Chen, Columbia University
Films and television shows intended to frighten their audience oftentimes make viewers feel calm and peaceful instead. How is this done?
Alex Luna, University of California, Berkeley
The pop culture giant has struggled to remain in the limelight during the past few years. With the announcement of its final season, what went wrong?
Abigail Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
Hollywood can be tricky, especially when people don’t get along behind the scenes. What happens when actors and their executive producers generate animosity? Sometimes, their characters pay the price.
Katelyn Melder, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
AMC’s smash-hit TV series is finally making the transition to the silver screen.
Caitlyn Conville, Bergen Community College
Grab a box of tissues — things are about to get melancholy.
Joey Cunningham, University of Arizona
According to executive producer Seth Rogen, if you find the show offensive, ‘Just don’t watch.’
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
After nine seasons, frontrunner Andrew Lincoln is stepping away from ‘The Walking Dead,’ and the exit might be fatal to the once mega-popular show.
‘The Walking Dead’ killed major character Carl Grimes and his unexpected and controversial death may signal a more negative future for the show.
Joanne Paquin, Emerson College
‘The Walking Dead’ has devolved into a mess of gore galore and poor emotional development, but, believe it or not, it hasn’t killed the entire zombie genre.
Amy Garcia, Johns Hopkins University
It’s impossible to say with certainty, but here’s why I know that it was Glenn who died.
Jacoby Bancroft, University of Nevada at Reno and Guest Contributor
Warning: possible spoilers for ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Batman vs. Superman,’ but only if crazy internet rumors are to be believed.
A look at AMC’s new zombie drama that takes us back to the very beginning.
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