Going back a ways, the original INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS was supposed to end with a hysterical Kevin McCarthy screaming "You're next!" But this was judged too bleak a ending, so the studio tacked on a "hopeful" epilogue that suggests that the authorities are going to foil the invasion after all. Needless to say,… » 10/31/14 10:16am Today 10:16am

To be fair, the "Final Girl" thing is more of a staple of slasher films than horror movies in general.

And I can't resist pointing out that, early on, one of the mother's friends get tossed out a window in "The Exorcist," bringing the body count up to three. » 10/30/14 10:32am Yesterday 10:32am

Exactly. And "The Winter Soldier" was hardly a literal adaptation of the comic-book saga of the same name. I suspect that the "Civil War" movie will probably lift some ideas and themes from the comic-book version, but will be a brand-new story that just happens to have the same title. » 10/28/14 1:56pm Tuesday 1:56pm

Exactly. Plus, Abraham has been fairly patient given all the detours they've been taking, to Terminus, to the church, to the fight with the cannibals. It may well be that, after hanging out with Rick's group for awhile, he was starting to realize that there was ALWAYS going to be some other crisis to be dealt… » 10/27/14 8:28am Monday 8:28am