Beginning Breaking Bad

This past week I began watching Breaking Bad, a series known to be one of the best to ever grace television. Despite its notoriety, I’ve only just now gotten around to starting it. So far I am only two episodes deep, but I’d like to talk about first impressions because of a comment my friend made when we started it together. They remarked that they — and a lot of other people — didn’t like the first couple of episodes of the series, and it wasn’t until the season really got going that the series began to shine.Read More »

Movie Review – Godzilla (2014)

Warning: spoilers below.

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This past week I saw the newly released Godzilla film directed by Gareth Edwards, starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

The film centres around the emergence of an ancient and gigantic creature referred to as a MUTO (Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism) from the ruins of the Janjira nuclear plant that had been destroyed fifteen years previously. While military forces try to contain the creature at large, its activity attracts the predatory attention of Godzilla, a leviathan that had been awakened from the depths of the ocean in 1954. After failed attempts to kill Godzilla with nuclear bombs, the government had covered up its existence.Read More »