The Walking Dead: S7|E1 – “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be” [Podcast Review]

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Hey everyone!

Mike, Brancey and I recently got together to talk about the Season 7 Premiere of The Walking Dead. Sadly, I’m still in mourning after this episode even though I had a feeling it would happen. Still hurts nonetheless.

We want to hear from you! Tweet me @ThisIsKristin_ and let me know what you thought of the episode, and what you think will happen next! Do you think someone will swoop in and get rid of Negan somehow? If you could choose one person to take him out, who would you choose? Send us your thoughts after each episode and we’ll read them on air during our recaps.

SYNOPSIS: Having been brutally overpowered by Negan and his gang of Saviors, Rick and his group kneel helplessly as they suffer a heavy loss, leaving everyone traumatized.

 

The Vampire Diaries to end after upcoming 8th Season!

Yes, it’s true. It was announced on Saturday, July 23 at San Diego Comic Con that The Vampire Diaries will end after the upcoming 8th season.

With a beautiful tribute video to the fans serving as the show’s goodbye, fans were left to reflect on the memories this show has given so many of us. Admittedly, I didn’t watch the show from the very first airing, but I binge watched it on Netflix and was immediately hooked! My mother, my niece, her mother and I would have TVD nights to watch the show together. I even went up to Orlando with my good friend Keisha to a TVD Convention where I met a lot of other fans that became friends! Four conventions later, I can honestly say that this cast is so incredibly humble and extremely appreciative of their fans even after all these years.


To be completely honest, this show opened the door for me to start recapping shows for Variety Radio Online and now my own site, According to Kristin. While I won’t sit here and say that I sobbed after hearing the news, I will say that this show has changed a lot of things for me and for that I’m forever grateful.

Keisha and I will be recapping the 8th season each week over on our AudioBoom channel (The Chatterbox with Keisha and Kristin), so definitely check that out and like our page!

 

The Walking Dead: Season 7 #SDCC 2016 Trailer [Podcast Review]

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Hey guys!

Mike, of iwatchmike.com, and I got together to watch the Season 7 trailer of The Walking Dead! The trailer was shown at San Diego Comic-Con, where our girl Brancey is doing press for Variety Radio Online! Mike and I watched the trailer together and recorded our reactions for you all.

What did you think of the trailer? Who do you think will be on the wrong end of Negan’s bat?? What about that bad ass tiger?? Ahhhh…so many thoughts in our heads!

Let us know what you think!

The Walking Dead’s Season 7 premiere airs Sunday, October 23 at 9pm EST on AMC.

 

@Thisfunktional movie review: THE BOY

For months, bad reviews of “The Boy” made the movie seem like a horrible movie that should have never been made, then it comes out on DVD/Blu-ray and I find it delightful.

“The Boy” tells a fantastically twisted story which, even when knowing the ending, jars the mind and fools audiences.

American nanny Greta Evans, played by Lauren Cohan, travels to England for a baby position taking care of Brahms, a doll.

Cohan is fantastic in swaying the audience with her emotion. The ability to subtly change the feel of the character in such a natural way helps bring forth a human aspect which can be identified with.

As she comes to be aware that what she thought was a child the child is actually a doll, she is introduced to local market delivery boy Malcolm, played by Rupert Evans, and the Brahms parents.

Evans can come off as oblivious and frightened, but that just may be what someone in his character’s position would be. Not the best of this movie, but an enjoyable addition.

As Greta neglects the doll supernatural occurrences begin, which are unexplained.

The manner in which this is all treated leads one way just to be jolted in a different direction and leaves the audience jumping in their seat.

The brilliant part of the film is that time and time again it plays on the human appeal and on the unexplained.

There are many movies which have a possessed doll and rely on jump scares to bring enjoyment, but what this movie does is play on the gullibility of humans to keep the scenes moving forward with the audience interest.

Before this sounds like an overly glorifying review, all the trouble happens starting with the big twist reveal. It gets to the point where it turns from a well anchored psychological thriller to a cheesy payoff.

The ending is jumbled to the point where it because confusing.

The manner in which Greta resolves the conflict just haunt the movie enough to be cliche and the plot’s downfall.

I give this horror movie a 4 out of 5 Popcorns. The acting is good, the story is great, but it loses what makes the movie great as it gets to the end. It’s definitely a movie to watch because it is by far entertaining and one of the most chilling movies to come out in 2016 thus far.

– Jesus Figueroa

The Walking Dead: “Last Day on Earth” – Season 6 Finale Review

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Season 6 | Episode 16
 
Mike, Brancey & I reviewed the season 6 finale of #TheWalkingDead. “Last Day on Earth” aired Sunday, April 3 on AMC. We also read Jesus’s Goodshows app review + other community members reviews. See more of The Walking Dead at AMC.com
 
SYNOPSIS: Morgan makes a sacrifice in order to save Carol. Meanwhile, Rick and the group travel to the Hilltop with an ailing Maggie, as the confrontation with Negan looms near.
 

 
The Walking Dead: “Last Day on Earth” – Season 6 Finale Review
 
 

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The Walking Dead: “East” Review

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Season 6 | Episode 15
 
Hey #TWD fans!! Mike, Brancey and I got together to talk about the latest episode of The Walking Dead, titled “East.”  It was an intense episode leading up to the 90-minute Season 6 Finale on Sunday, April 3rd!
 
Who do you think will end up on the wrong side of Negan’s bat?? We all have our theories! Check out the podcast and let us know what YOU think!
 
SYNOPSIS: Alexandria is alerted after realizing someone is missing. Several search parties will venture out, but what they find isn’t what they’re hoping for.
 

 
The Walking Dead: “East” Podcast Review
 
 

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The Walking Dead: “Twice as Far” Review

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Season 6 | Episode 14
 
Mike and I review Sunday night’s episode of #TheWalkingDead. “Twice as Far” aired Sunday, March 20 on AMC. See more at AMC.com
 
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Check out our podcast below and tweet us your thoughts! Who do you think will end up on the wrong end of Negan’s bat?! Are you as nervous as we are about his arrival??
 
SYNOPSIS: After a minor victory against The Saviors, a supply run led by Daryl turns chaotic when he and his group cross paths with Dwight.
 

 
The Walking Dead: “Twice as Far” Podcast Review
 
 

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The Walking Dead: “The Same Boat” Review

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Hey #TWD fans!!  Mike and I got together to talk about the Episode 13 | Season 6 of The Walking Dead, titled “The Same Boat.”
 
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SYNOPSIS: Carol and Maggie must fight for their lives after being taken by a group of Saviors. 
 
 

 

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The Walking Dead: “Not Tomorrow Yet” Review

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Hey #TWD fans!!  Mike and I got together to talk about Episode 12 | Season 6 of The Walking Dead, titled “Not Tomorrow Yet.”

Check out our podcast and tweet us your thoughts!

SYNOPSIS:  As the joint forces of Alexandria and the Hilltop attack the Saviors’ compound, Carol and Maggie fall into a trap.

The Walking Dead: “Not Tomorrow Yet” Review

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The Walking Dead – “Knots Untie” – Podcast Review

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Hey #TWD fans!!  Mike and I got together last night to talk about the latest episode of The Walking Dead!!
 
Check out our podcast review below and comment/tweet us your thoughts!  Are you as nervous about Negan as we are?  If he IS going to kill someone off…who would you be okay with losing?
 
SYNOPSIS: Jesus takes Rick and the group to the Hilltop Colony, a peaceful community overshadowed by the power of Negan and The Saviors.
 

 
The Walking Dead – “Knots Untie” – Podcast Review
 
 

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The Walking Dead – “The Next World” – Podcast Review

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Hey #TWD fans!!  Mike, Brancey and I got together to talk about the latest episode of The Walking Dead.  Comment or tweet us your thoughts and we might read them on air!
 
Check out our podcast review below:
 
SYNOPSIS: Rick and Daryl go on a run where they meet Jesus, a mysterious man with many secrets. Michonne follows Spencer as he tries to find his mother. Carl and Enid have a strange interaction in the woods. 
 

 
The Walking Dead – “The Next World” – Podcast Review
 
 
Do you trust this Jesus guy?  Do you think the group has gotten a bit too comfortable in this “next world?”  Will this be a problem once Negan shows up?  What did you think about that hook-up??  Did you see it coming?  We want to know!
 
 

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