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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 16 — “Felina”

It’s over. There’s no more Breaking Bad to be had. “Felina” wasn’t a perfect ending, but it was still fitting for everything that had come before. There’s not much to say that hasn’t already been said. (Although I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 15 — “Granite State”

“Granite State” strikes me as the weakest episode of this extended fifth season. Now before you start screaming “Blasphemy!” because of all the harrowing moments, let me make my case that you’re remembering all those moments and forgetting what would … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 14 — “Ozymandias”

It’s been six whole days and I still don’t have the words to process “Ozymandias,” which is surely a contender for the best episode Breaking Bad has ever produced. More than any show I’ve ever watched, Breaking Bad has given … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 13 — “To’hajiilee”

There’s an old church saying that goes like this: Sin will take you farther you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Since sin is essentially putting … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 11 — “Confessions”

Only Breaking Bad could take things from bad to worse and still find a way to make it thrilling. Dread and excitement collide so well in this show. And there’s always a new reason to hate Walt’s cancer-filled guts. Now … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 10 – “Buried”

As if you couldn’t guess already, Hank’s realization that Walt is Heisenberg isn’t going to end well for anyone. The battle lines have been drawn, and victory has to be on each man’s terms. That’s why Hank doesn’t want Skylar … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 9 – “Blood Money”

  Note: A version of this review may appear on The Perpetual Post. Walter’s not even putting effort into his lies anymore. His whole “empire” is built on them, but now that he’s left it behind, even when Lydia insists … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on Season Five of Breaking Bad

I had originally planned to go through Season Five at a slow pace. But then I threw that out the window as a friend and I binged all eight episodes in one sitting. It worked perfectly, because it played out … Continue reading

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TV Week: 3-9 Mar 2013

NEW SHOWS: Girls – “It’s Back” (B+) Once again, a fascinating story that’s incomplete because we have to deal with Hannah’s crap. Read my review here. The Simpsons – “Gorgeous Grampa” (B-) A bit of a nasty episode, and not … Continue reading

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TV Week: 10-16 Feb 2013

NEW SHOWS: The Simpsons – “Love is a Many-Splintered Thing” (B-) Certainly not a great episode, but lots of really hilarious throwaway gags. My favorite was Homer and Bart watching the British rom-com Love Indubitably, which featured Hugh Grant as … Continue reading

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