Better Call Saul: Series 4 Ep.1 Examined

Image Credit: Daniel Benavides Warning: Spoilers for Better Call Saul Series three ahead. If there’s one attribute that Better Caul Saul has retained from its excellent predecessor – and there are many – it’s tension. The opening episode of the first season takes us straight back to the black-and-white flash-forward scene with Saul (Bob Odenkirk) […]

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Oscars so Abled? The Overwhelming Frequency of Non-disabled Actors Portraying Disabled Characters

Ever since Dustin Hoffman won the Oscar for Best Actor playing Rain Man, half of Best Actor Oscars have been won by men playing characters with significant disability. The 2018 Academy Awards have recently graced our screens; including Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar-winning performance last year in The Theory of Everything as motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer […]

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Meth in the Madness: The cast of Breaking Bad are here to stay

Bryan Cranston. It’s a name you’re probably becoming increasingly familiar with. Many people would immediately recognise Cranston for his trademark role as Hal, the afflicted father-of-four in Fox Broadcasting hit Malcolm in the Middle. Known for running around frantically, agonising over the antics of his delinquent sons, often in tighty-wighties, Cranston’s role in Malcolm saw […]

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