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Vince Gilligan and his team of script writers provided the world with a parting gift on a level we may never see again. Spoilers abound, in case you are new viewers of this AMC television series.

Walter White’s journey from a humble, ordinary high school physics teacher to the malevolent leader of a drug empire gripped a worldwide television audience for five years.

As these final episodes were broadcast weekly in 2013, the tension during the week leading up to the opening seconds of episode #60 had reached the breaking point.

It was the 60th chapter of a series that…

‘Duel’ and 1974’s ‘The Sugarland Express’ set the stage for the world’s first summer blockbuster, kicking off the career of the legendary filmmaker.

The Sugarland Express is the first theatrical feature film release by legendary filmmaker, Steven Spielberg. This under-appreciated adventure displays all of the quintessential Spielberg cinematic trademarks in a single, entertaining package, proving to all that by the age of 28 he was already an accomplished writer and director with a bright, ‘Jaw’-dropping future.


Goldie Hawn is Lou Jean Poplin, determined to get her husband Clovis (William Atherton, AKA: the reporter from Die Hard, that guy!)…

If you need a reminder that we can have good things in this world, all you need to do is spend two hours of your time with this engaging tale of forgiveness and empathy.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is the 2019 movie starring Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks.

This is a personally impactful film, two hours of cinema that left this writer stunned into submission. Between the performance of Tom Hanks, his portrayal of Mister Rogers, and the emotional arcs of the storyline, there’s a lot to unpack here. As I described in our August 14 newsletter:


Curating a mix of streaming movies worth exploring, including the first social media influencer going all the way back to 1957. Also: do you “Remember, remember the Fifth of November”?

Welcome to our weekly streaming television newsletter. You’ll never know what you may discover here.

Inspired by the list of films watched by in this article, let’s take a closer look at some of these movies, and where to find them.

Wedding Crashers: The towering talents of Vincent Vaughn are on full display here, and it was surprising if not outright shocking to discover the abundance of laughs found…

A modern, thrilling update to the classic Universal Pictures monster movie franchise is the perfect antidote for 2020.

Invisible Man was released to movie theaters (remember them?) on February 28, 2020 to glowing reviews. Through word of mouth it was filling up cinemas across the globe…..until a thing called Covid-19 shut down most of the civilized world.

2017’s The Mummy failed to ignite a shared universe of monsters culled from Universal Picture’s archives, so all of the planned big-budget movies based on characters such as the H. G. Wells’ classic story of the man who could turn himself invisible were…

Presenting: That time when the White Russian became the ultimate symbol of slacker coolness, thanks to the Coen Brothers now mythical film.

One Pair to Rule Them All

Laurel and Hardy. Abbott and Costello. Bacall and Bogart. Lucy and Ethel. John and Jackie. Martin and Lewis. Sonny and Cher.

There’s a long list of legendary, iconic pairs that are forever linked together as one entity, inseparable until the end times finally arrive.

One pair, in particular, serves our purposes well. They are as legendary as the frozen tundra of Green Bay’s Lambeau Field, or the tall, proud Green Monster of…

Celebrating moments in time when pop culture and adult libations converge to create the perfect union of entertainment and spirits.

The definition of a classic drink, the Old Fashioned is a simple, no frills cocktail made long before the word ‘cocktail’ was even part of our lexicon.

The Old Fashioned was quite literally given it’s name in bar rooms of the late 19th century by customers who simply preferred their drinks the old fashioned way, free from all of the exotic mixes that were gaining popularity in the 1880’s and 1890’s.

A drink with this type of history is going…

“Black Mirror“, named for the silent, cold screen of the personal device you likely are using right now, reminds us that technology can be enormously beneficial, but it often produces a cruel, unforgiving society.

Britain’s unsuspecting television viewing audience witnessed the birth of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror’ on December 4, 2011. After completing it’s first two seasons, it was purchased by Netflix in 2014, creating a global audience for this dark, often unsettling ‘Twilight Zone’ inspired anthology program.

As of 2019, there have been five seasons and a total of twenty-two episodes. Black Mirror also released its first attempt at…

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