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Godzilla’s Opening Credits Have A Breaking Bad Easter Egg

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Even though we thoroughly enjoyed Gareth Edwards’ recent Godzilla reboot (which you can now own on Blu-ray as of earlier this week), it is certainly an up and down affair. As far as the human side goes, the first act is just about all there is worth watching, and, until the end, the film simply muddles around not showing Godzilla. Still, monsters fighting monsters, it’s hard to go too wrong with that. One of the more inventive parts in a movie that is, frankly, not particularly inventive, is the opening credits sequence, and it contains a fun little Easter Egg that’s a nod to one of our favorite non-sci-fi shows (we do occasionally watch things that don’t involve robots, monsters, lasers, spaceships, or aliens, shocking I know, but we do enjoy it when our two worlds collide for a moment).

Building up to Godzilla, Bryan Cranston was a key component of the marketing strategy, despite the fact that he is only in the film for a short while. He, as an actor, is of course best known for his role on AMC’s hit meth-based drama Breaking Bad (which I’m finally watching, despite Seth Meyers spoiling the ending for me on the Emmys), and the opening credits of the film contain a fun little nod to that role. Watch the above video again and see if you catch it.

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Breaking Bad’s Walter White Bobblehead Goes To Space

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Walter White BobbleheadWhat we choose to send into space is a fascinating representation of our culture. From professional astronauts and Mars One applicants to plants and a soda can masquerading as a time capsule to robots, every individual and object we send into the cosmos becomes a symbol for qualities we hold dear. Thus, it comes as no surprise that employees from TVtag, a social networking site and app whose users check in and unlock information about the shows they watch, recently launched a Walter White bobblehead into space.

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Walking Dead Rap Battles And Weird Japanese Promos

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Along with Mad Men, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad are the shows that put AMC on the map. They took a channel you scrolled past unless they were showing a movie you liked, and transformed it into a network that’s one of the premiere players in the TV renaissance we’re in the midst of. And okay, so The Walking Dead isn’t nearly as good on its best day as Breaking Bad was on its worst, but then again Breaking Bad didn’t have a revolving door for its showrunners. Either way, there’s got to be some sort of head-to-head competition where The Walking Dead might actually have a shot at defeating Breaking Bad. Howzabout a rap battle?

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2013 Saturn Award Nominees Include Ender’s Game, Riddick, And More

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GravityBullockAnytime the Academy Awards rolls around, there’s usually an outcry from fans that not enough genre films are recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Luckily, this year the movie that has the most nominations is Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, but even if the Academy doesn’t give science fiction the respect it deserves, there are several long-standing and prestigious awards focused specifically on honoring genre material. Last night we posted the Nebula Award nominations, and now the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has announced its nominees for the 40th annual Saturn Awards.

Unsurprisingly, Gravity is a front-runner for the Saturns as well, earning eight nominations including Best Science Fiction Film, Best Actress for Sandra Bullock, Best Supporting Actor for George Clooney, and Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón. Gravity is tied with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug for the most nominations. Some of the other nominees for Best Science Fiction Film are Ender’s Game, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Pacific Rim, Riddick, and Star Trek Into Darkness.

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Godzilla Is The One Who Stomps In This Breaking Bad Mashup

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These are tough times for the Breaking Bad fan. Even though it’s been three months since the show wrapped up its run, the TV landscape still has yet to serve up a worth successor to what was easily one of the best shows in history. Since the life and times of Walter White have come to an end, we’re left with a few choices. We can rewatch the show obsessively. We can scour Netflix for something to help dull the pain. Or we can pretend Bryan Cranston’s other projects are actually Breaking Bad tie-ins. Which brings us to the above mashup video where Walter White abandons cooking meth in favor of creating a monster the size of a skyscraper.

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The Walking Dead And Breaking Bad Holiday TV Marathons On AMC

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Nothing says the holiday season like meth and zombies. Over the holiday break, AMC will air a back-to-back TV marathon of two of their most popular TV shows, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. This is the perfect time to catch up on Breaking Bad if you’re one of the very few out there that hasn’t seen a single episode of the Emmy Award-winning TV series.

The back-to-back marathon will begin this Friday December 27th at noon EST/PST starting with season one of Breaking Bad. The series marathon will continue until December 30th starting at noon every day in between. It breaks down to a season of Breaking Bad every day with the first day featuring the TV series’ first two seasons (season one is only seven episodes long).

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