It's kinda charming. For an over-the-top nerdgasm, it has a witty script. It's decent. It's watchable. Nothing special.
So what the fuck happened to Jesse? Find out in this encore bonus episode of Breaking Bad. And that's what it is, at about the same level of quality. There's no reason to be disappointed. Judging on its own merits is impossible; this belongs to the original series. The writing remains unpredictable as ever, second to none. That has always been the genius behind this show, and the more low-key Better Call Saul.
As expected, Vince Gilligan opts for the…
Sometimes you just know. I'm not getting paid for this. Everyone has to time their patience. Mine is ten minutes. Ten minutes to figure out if I will persist. Most films, even the garbage ones, contain at least one narrative thrust that will get you to the halfway mark. Now I know how Melfi felt in the stairwell in Season 3. Absolute irredeemable trash. David Chase should be ashamed of himself. James Gandolfini is rolling in his grave. I'm not…