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The Strolling Useless Season 10 Episode 16
The Walking Dead has, sometimes, taken some warmth for its particular results. For some, the issue is the sensible results, as a result of they give the impression of being a bit too good for the consolation of some. For others, the problem is the CGI results, as a result of they’ve appeared rather less than stellar at instances. Bear in mind the CGI deer? If not, don’t fear, nobody will allow you to overlook it. Particular results take cash, time, and experience to tug off properly, and, because it seems, the coronavirus delay was a constructive for The Strolling Useless‘s particular results crew.
There’s a direct sense of rigidity to the characters from the very starting of the episode. We’ve seen them operating round, being nervous, making ready for an enormous battle earlier than, however there’s an edge to them that we haven’t seen to date. Because it seems, there’s a very good purpose for that. After a pleasant little second with Gabriel (Seth Gilliam) and Judith (Cailey Fleming) and a montage of everybody coming to assist, we see the state of affairs at hand. The hospital the survivors have holed up inside is surrounded with the biggest horde the present has ever proven, with 1000’s of zombies clustered round it, and who is aware of what number of Whisperers hiding of their midst. It’s a direct jaw-dropper of a visible; we’ve seen these sort of conditions earlier than, however that is larger in scope than something the present has tried to indicate earlier than, and it pays off dividends instantly.
One factor you’ll be able to say about Greg Nicotero as a director, he is aware of precisely how he needs his particular results to look, and he shoots them of their full glory. All through the episode, the kills are brutal and bloody, with no expense spared to make them look as efficient as doable. Because the characters sneak by way of the zombie discipline surrounding their hide-away hospital, any little slip-up may be deadly. One stab wound, sufficient to fill the air with the scent of recent blood, and the walkers fall on the particular person instantly, tearing them to bits in shockingly graphic style. Day of the Dead had the good set-piece of Captain Rhodes’ loss of life, and someway, “A Sure Doom” has three or 4 of them in pretty quick order. Each particular person torn aside by zombies is worse than the final, with Beatrice (Briana Venskus) having the worst loss of life of all, getting torn aside whereas Carol watches in silent horror. She will be able to’t scream, or she’ll give herself away, and her mission is one among life or loss of life for the individuals she cares about.