Monthly Archives: September 2013

Breaking Bad – “Granite State” – review

September 25, 2013
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Breaking Bad – “Granite State” – review

After last week’s insanely dark, intensity-packed episode, the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad (I will not cry! I will. not. cry.) gives us a bit of a breather and does some heavy-lifting in preparation for next week’s, you know, fucking ultimate episode.  There were still some truly harrowing moments (Todd’s “just business” approach to...

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Breaking Bad – “Ozymandias” – review

September 16, 2013
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Breaking Bad – “Ozymandias” – review

Jesus. This week’s Breaking Bad opens with flashback to a simpler time, when Breaking Bad was a simpler series.  In season one this show was primarily a Coen Brothersy dark comedy with a fantastically juicy premise.  We get reminded of the “Walt in BVDs” jokes, the lightness of Walt and Jesse’s odd couple banter, of the un-trusty old...

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Breaking Bad – “To’hajiilee” – review

September 16, 2013
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Breaking Bad – “To’hajiilee” – review

This week’s Breaking Bad has Hank and Walt playing some truly excellent chess against one another.  First, let’s talk Walt’s game play.  At the end of last week’s show we had him finally doing what he always wanted to avoid: agreeing to have his surrogate son murdered.  He calls upon Todd (who has taken over...

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Breaking Bad – “Rabid Dog” – review

September 4, 2013
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Breaking Bad – “Rabid Dog” – review

This week’s Breaking Bad found Walt acting like the more relate able guy we know from the early seasons of the show, the guy who is scrambling and fumbling and improvising poorly, not “the Devil” that Jesse describes to Hank.  This is a Walt who doesn’t want to do what it takes because, as...

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