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In Theaters This Week (6/29/2018): Uncle Drew, Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Kyrie Irving in Uncle Drew
Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  This week brings two smaller wide releases to the theaters whose main competition will be the giant releases from the previous two weekends.
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My Favorite Scene: Breaking Bad Season 2 (2009) “Cause and Effect”

Bryan Cranston and Krysten Ritter in Breaking Bad Season 2
“For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.”

You could have an extremely entertaining argument over exactly when in Breaking Bad Walter White stopped being a decent man in a bad situation making extraordinarily bad decisions and became an evil person.  For me, the point of no return for Walt occurs both in the second season’s finale, but also brilliantly teased out over the course of the entire second season.  Through the whole season you kept getting expanding clues that we were headed toward a calamity….then it became more clear that calamity was a plane crash…but it wasn’t until the finale that it became clear that Walt’s decision not to save his partner’s girlfriend (Krysten Ritter) from her drug overdose was not only a clear case of murder by inaction, but would cause a chain of events that would cost hundreds of people their lives.

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