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REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Mabel”

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

It’s finally that time of the year again. Better Call Saul, which is currently my favorite show on television, is back. You know, it’s funny. Before I had seen the show, I was extremely worried about Better Call Saul somehow retroactively hurting Breaking Bad. As we now know, my fears were unfounded as Better Call Saul has become not just a great spin-off show, but also my personal favorite spin-off show.

In the first episode of the third season – Mabel – ‘Gene’ briefly shows his true colors, Kim Wexler grows increasingly paranoid about her own work, Mike Ehrmantraut tries to figure out who’s been watching him, and Jimmy McGill has ten good minutes with his brother.
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RETRO REVIEW: Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)

Drew Struzan’s Release Poster – 20th Century Fox

Drew Struzan’s Release Poster – 20th Century Fox

The following is a retro review of Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, a George Lucas film.

While I don’t love every film in the franchise, I clearly love Star Wars. I write about the franchise all the time. So while it is pretty obvious, it pains me to admit that The Phantom Menace wasn’t a good movie. I tried not to tear that film apart in my review of it.

I wanted to review this film right after reviewing The Phantom Menace, but, for some reason, it took me a very long time to finally muster up enough strength to write about this film. This review has been delayed for way too long. Let’s finally talk about the worst Star Wars film. (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Klick”

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The following is a review of the tenth and final episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect spoilers

In the final episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Klick”), we finally learn what happened to Chuck, Jimmy makes a life-changing decision, and Mike gets ready to pull a trigger. Better Call Saul co-creator (and creator of Breaking Bad) Vince Gilligan directed Klick, and wrote it with Heather Marion.  (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Nailed”

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The following is a review of the ninth episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect spoilers. 

In the ninth episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Nailed”), Mike uses his homemade spike strip, Chuck gets ready for a victory lap, and Jimmy covers his tracks. Nailed was written and directed by Better Call Saul co-creator Peter Gould.  (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Fifi”

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

In the eighth episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Fifi”), Kim quits her job at HHM, Mike tails Hector Salamanca, and both Chuck and Jimmy act out of spite. Fifi was directed by Larysa Kondracki, and written by Thomas Schnauz. (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Inflatable”

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

In the seventh episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Inflatable”), Jimmy makes a life-changing decision, Mike helps his daughter-in-law again, and Kim ponders what offer she should accept. Inflatable is another memorable episode of Better Call Saul.
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REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Bali Ha’i”

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

In the sixteenth episode of Better Call Saul (“Bali Ha’i”), Jimmy struggles with the disappointing life of a babysat attorney, Mike considers Hector Salamanca’s offer, and Kim steals the show, leaving me to question when Better Call Saul last had an episode that actually focused on its titular character.  (more…)