Better Call Saul: Season 5 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
Although I binged this season of Better Call Saul right when it came out, it took me forever and a day to find the time to write this review. Well, it’s finally here!

The Plot (according to Rotten Tomatoes):

In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill’s decision to practice law as “Saul Goodman” creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque’s legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga tries to survive as Gus Fring’s covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with the mercurial and relentless Lalo Salamanca.

Better Call Saul on Rotten Tomatoes

The Rating:

This. Was. So. Good.

Better Call Saul never ceases to amaze me with how intricately everything is thought through and how well the actors deliver their parts. I can’t praise Bob Odenkirk and Rhea Seehorn enough for their performances. Without them, this show wouldn’t have worked so well!

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TMP Television Edition: Prequels

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering Through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means we get a TV topic. Today, that’s prequels, so here we go!

#1 Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai

I only just found out about this when doing research for today’s post. Apparently there’s an animated show coming out telling Gizmo’s story before Gremlins.

#2 Better Call Saul

This is probably one of the most famous prequel shows ever. Breaking Bad broke all the records and is an all around brilliant show. When Netflix announced a show about the lawyer Saul Goodman and how he ended up where he was in Breaking Bad, I was stoked!

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Better Call Saul: Season 4 – A Review

Hello my lovely readers.
The fourth season of the hit show Better Call Saul concluded a few weeks ago. I finally had time to catch up, so let’s get down to it!

 

The Plot:
Jimmy is fighting to get his licence back and practice as a lawyer – which is easier said than done. In the mean time Kim is recovering from her accident and decides to move on with her career.
With the help of Mike Gus Fring takes the next steps in building his drug empire…

 

The Rating:
I was really excited about this season and I have to say, it certainly surprised me.
The plot surrounding Gus Fring wasn’t all that eventful but definitely intense and fascinating. You didn’t know what to expect on that front and the final episode was a huge plot twist.
Another point I hadn’t seen coming was the change in Kim’s personality. I don’t want to add any spoilers her. But she’s moving in a direction I hadn’t thought possible for her. Continue reading

3 Thoughts on Better Call Saul – Season 3

Hey guys!
One of the shows I was looking forward to the most this year was Better Call Saul. I binged-watched the first two season and couldn’t wait for number 3!

 

#1 – The Law:
What I appreciate about Better Call Saul is that representation of law, the work of lawyers and trials feels very realistic. I have to admit, I’m no expert on American law as I’m from Austria, but as far as I can tell, they did a really good job there. There’s not too much drama, so super fancy meetings or cases. Better Call Saul shows the hard work and tough decisions you have to make. Season three by far more than the other two did. Continue reading

TV Show Review: Better Call Saul Season 2

Hey Guys!
I’m sure all of you know Breaking Bad – one of the best TV Shows of the last years. In case you haven’t heard about it yet, Better Call Saul is a sort of prequel to it. It tells the story of Saul Goodman – our favourite lawyer! 2016 already brought us the second season!

 

The Plot:
Jimmy finally has a rosy looking future ahead after his discovery in season 1. However, he has trouble adjusting to his new life and leaving his old ways behind.
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3 Thoughts on Better Call Saul Season1

Hey Folks!

After re-watching Breaking Bad recently, I finally found the time to indulge in binge-watching Better Call Saul. So here are my thoughts on Bob Odenkirk’s first strike!

 

Thought #1 – The Flashbacks:
I don’t about you but I absolutely love this way of story-telling. The way the show kicks off and how it continues from there is just perfect. We follow Saul, back then still called Jimmy, but through flashbacks we get to dive even deeper into his past! Continue reading