The History Thread re-examines the life of controversial Roman Emperor Elagabalus. Continue reading The History Thread reconsiders Elagabalus
I f*cked Ted.
Walter wants to quit the meth business after Skyler serves him divorce papers. Meanwhile, Jesse leaves rehab and tries to rebuild his life.
The mystery of the teddy bear in the swimming pool is finally resolved – for better or worse.
As Jesse and Jane’s heroin addiction spirals out of control, Walt decides to intervene – with tragic consequences.
In which we pay our first visit to Los Pollos Hermanos.
Walter’s cancer has gone into remission, but his relationship with his family continues to deteriorate. Meanwhile, Jesse and Jane grow closer together.
You don’t want a criminal lawyer – you want a “criminal” lawyer.
♪ The cartel’s runnin’ hot because,
They weren’t getting respect.
Talkin’ ’bout some “Heisenberg”
Who owns the market now. ♪
Hank struggles with PTSD while Jesse makes the acquaintance of a young artist named Jane. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: Breakage
Walt and Jesse – their personal lives in turmoil after the kidnapping – slowly pick up the pieces. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: “Bit By A Dead Bee” & “Down”
Walt and Jesse must survive a final showdown with Tuco Salamanca. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: “Seven Thirty-Seven” & “Grilled”
Walter reveals his cancer diagnosis to his family and has to decide if he will accept treatment. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: “Cancer Man” & “Gray Matter”
Skyler becomes suspicious of her husband’s behaviour. Meanwhile, Walter and Jesse have to deal with a corpse and a hostage. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: “Cat’s in the Bag…” & “…And the Bag’s in the River”
Our Breaking Bad retrospective starts with one of the greatest pilots ever made. Continue reading Bad Nauseam: Pilot/Breaking Bad
In which I wonder if the movie is trying to be ironic Continue reading Late to the Party: Predator (1987)
The 2002 “zombie” movie that revitalised the genre – does it hold up after 20 years? Continue reading Late to the Party: 28 Days Later
77 years ago today, the people of Britain went to the polls – Nazi Germany had been defeated, the Japanese Empire had yet to surrender. It took three weeks for the results to be announced, with ballot boxes kept under … Continue reading The History Thread takes a critical look at Attlee’s Britain
In which the author apologises for not releasing this review to coincide with Robert Pattinson’s latest movie. Continue reading Late to the Party: Batman (1989)