REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Fall”

The following is a recap of the ninth episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the ninth episode of the third season — Fall — Jimmy goes too far, and Chuck learns that his future at HHM is in jeopardy. Fall was written by Gordon Smith and directed by Minkie Spiro. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Fall””

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Slip”

The following is a recap and review of the eighth episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the eighth episode of the third season — Slip — Nacho’s mission begins, and Jimmy (played by Bob Odenkirk) starts to slip (hence the title). Slip was written by Heather Marion and directed by Adam Bernstein. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Slip””

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Expenses”

The following is a recap of the seventh episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the seventh episode of the third season — Expenses — Jimmy (played by Bob Odenkirk) does community service, and Mike (played by Jonathan Banks) makes a decision about who he wants to work with. Expenses was written and directed by Thomas Schnauz. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Expenses””

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Off Brand”

The following is a review of the sixth episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the sixth episode of the third season — Off Brand — Jimmy (played by Bob Odenkirk) gets ready for his sabbatical, while Nacho (played by Michael Mando) has a tough time keeping his family life and his work with Hector Salamanca (played by Mark Margolis) separate. Off Brand was directed by Keith Gordon and written by Ann Cherkis. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Off Brand””

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Chicanery”

The following is a review of the fifth episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the fifth episode of the third season — Chicanery — Jimmy’s hearing takes place, and Chuck finds out the lengths to which Jimmy is willing to go to ‘win’ the hearing. Chicanery was directed by Daniel Sackheim and written by Gordon Smith. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Chicanery””

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Sabrosito”

The following is a review of the fourth episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the fourth episode of the third season — Sabrosito — Hector Salamanca (played by Mark Margolis) confronts Gus Fring (played by Giancarlo Esposito), while Jimmy McGill (played by Bob Odenkirk) plans to have Mike (played by Jonathan Banks) go through Chuck’s home. Sabrosito was directed by Thomas Schnauz and written by Jonathan Glatzer. Continue reading “REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Sabrosito””

Top Ten Films of 2017

It is almost time for the 90th Academy Awards, and that, of course, means that I have to show you what films I believe to be the very best of 2017. I’ve got my blog awards, the final half of which I released a few days ago, but the top ten list is probably my favorite annual year-in-review article that I publish. So, let us now have a look at the very best films of the great year for film that 2017 was.
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30 Things 2017 Taught Cinephiles, Critics, and the Industry – Special Features #18

In true Jedi Master-fashion, every year in film provides us with lessons and guides that form trends and a changing landscape in the filmmaking industry. 2017 was a great year for film, and today I want to talk about the lessons that I will remember 2017 for. Continue reading “30 Things 2017 Taught Cinephiles, Critics, and the Industry – Special Features #18”

5th I’m Jeffrey Rex Awards, Part Two – 2017

This is it. The second half of the 5th annual I’m Jeffrey Rex Awards is ready, and this is the big half, to me. The awards that I’ll go through today are focused on film and documentaries, and I specifically wanted to get these out of the way before the Oscars were held. However, as I am a Dane, there are some films that have been deemed ineligible for these awards due to the fact that they (films like Lady Bird and The Post) will not be released in Denmark until April. Keep that in mind. Without further ado, let’s get to it.
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IJR Awards 2017: Film and Documentary Nominations Announced

Today I’m revealing the second half of the 2017 nominations for this blog’s IJR Awards (I’m Jeffrey Rex Awards, but you probably already guessed that). The final legend award (Film Legend) isn’t getting any nominees, instead I’ll reveal the winner, or honoree, when all of the winners are to be announced on March 1st.
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