Breaking Bad

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  1. PJ

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    Enjoyed it.

    Didn't need to be made, but a nice wrap up.

    So glad it didn't spoil what was a good ending.

    If a BB fan asked me if they should watch it I'd say its not must see, but it is nice to reminisce with it.
     
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    Yeah pretty good flick
     
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    It was really good.
     
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    The one thing that’s occurred to me, is that it really wouldn’t be that great if you were only just getting into Breaking Bad now as it effectively replaces the final episode as the finale.

    For those of us who watched the show at the time, it’s a cool revisit to the universe to tie up a loose end. But if you came to it fresh and it replaced the finale as the end, it probably would feel a bit different as the original finale is so, so good.
     
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    Just watched it. First thing i noticed after the recap. The other actor in most of the flashbacks (that is also in.a black mirror episode) has not aged well at all
     
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    That's Jesse Plemons, and he's explained that he was required to put on weight for several roles he's had since Breaking Bad ended.
     
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    Yeah, anyway Plemons was great in this (and everything ive seen him in)

    Gilligan knows how to build tension so well, and the switches between different stages of Jesse's life were flawless.
    Walt assuming Jesse didn’t graduate haha

    "Yo, you were standing right on stage when they handed it to me. I totally graduated high school, dick. Which is like no thanks to you."
     
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    Musically nailed the ending as well. Up there with Mad Men and the Sopranos in that regard.
     
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    Was that a deleted scene or did Cranston shave his head for that one scene?
     
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    I never got what the wraps for this show was about.

    A couple of scumbags literally getting away with murder showing that crime does pay.
     
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    It was well made, well shot & scripted. These guys are beyond redemption from the outset. It is a matter of perspective. I think viewers empathised because they could see the perspective of the villain, without considering the actions from every other viewpoint. To the point that people seemed to hate other characters, even though it is clear that these other characters have some moral compass, some conscience.

    Saul Goodman - now there is a villain. Can be hilarious.
     
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    yeh totally agree. It was slow moving and didn’t go anywhere of substance. Even as a fan boy I didn’t see the point

    will end up in the mediocre movie pile for me
     
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    I liked Skinny Pete's plan. The fact that he had his head together and came out of it with the El Camino. Was good to see him so on top of things.
     
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    I was waiting to see the clips from the trailers. But looks like they were specially made. Worth a watch for those who skipped them.

    Nice little story and some tense moments - felt like a BB episode. I was somehow expecting more though but I guess that's always the way.
     

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