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Walter White vs. Walt Whitman

by: Michael Shields To supplement our weekly Breaking Bad recaps we take an exhaustive look into the ever present connection between Walt Whitman and Walter…

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Of the Beholder

by: Michael Shields A film enthusiast and a father discuss the masterpiece that is ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild‘…. “Once there was a girl named…

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Shocked and Awed

by: Michael Shields Patriotism at a cost for American soldiers…. Filmmakers have a unique power.  It is the power associated with all forms of storytelling…

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Breaking Bad Season 5, Part II

by: Michael Shields The heated conclusion, the final 8 episodes of Breaking Bad’s (“hypothetical”) Season 5…… Episode 9 – Behold Hank walks into Gomez’s office,…

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Breaking Bad Season 5, Part I

by: Michael Shields We are literally a month away from the concluding season of in-arguably one of the greatest television shows of all time, Breaking…

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Hustle and Flow Revisited

by: Douglas Grant A discussion of creative boundaries and dream chasing inspired by a theatrical classic… I’ve never been a “dirt rascal pimp,” but the…