Robert Forster and the Remarkable Second Act of His Hollywood Life

Vanity FairProlific character actor Robert Forster, who died Oct. 11, belied F. Scott Fitzgerald's observation that “there are no second acts in American lives.” After working steadily in films and television for 30 years, his career had bottomed out with the likes of 1989's ...

October 12th 2019


Robert Forster, Oscar Nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' Dies at 78

The New York TimesRobert Forster, the journeyman actor whose comeback role as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino's “Jackie Brown” earned him an Oscar nomination and who drew high acclaim for his tough-guy appearances in “Breaking Bad,” died on Friday at his home ...

October 12th 2019


El Camino Is a Totally Entertaining, Somewhat Needless Coda to Breaking Bad

Slate MagazineEl Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, which arrived on Netflix on Friday, explicates in detail the events that immediately followed the finale, while hewing to the already-relayed gist. The movie picks up where Breaking Bad left off, with Jesse hurtling down a dark ...

October 11th 2019


'El Camino' Gives Jesse Pinkman Life Beyond 'Breaking Bad'

NPRNote: This piece discusses the events of El Camino, as well as the events of Breaking Bad. If you're looking for a simple recommendation or not, here it is: El Camino is absolutely a satisfying and enjoyable addition to Breaking Bad, and Aaron Paul is very ...

October 11th 2019


'El Camino' cooks up a weaker batch of 'Breaking Bad'

CNN(CNN) The big question for "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" is whether it justifies returning to a series whose finish, if not completely closed-ended, was wholly satisfying. The answer is a qualified no, as the initial rush from seeing Aaron Paul back in the ...

October 11th 2019


'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' Review: Fan Service Firing on All Cylinders

Rolling Stone(This review contains no real spoilers for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. A more detailed and spoiler-filled take on the film is coming tomorrow morning at 9.) Writing the adventures of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman required at least as much ...

October 11th 2019


Review: 'El Camino,' a 'Breaking Bad' Sequel, Is Suspenseful and Superfluous

The New York TimesSpoilers for “El Camino: A 'Breaking Bad' Movie” follow. Early in “El Camino,” Old Joe (Larry Hankin), a junkyard proprietor, visits Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) to relieve him of the stolen pickup-car that gives this sequel its title. This job's on the house, he tells ...

October 11th 2019


In El Camino, a desperate Jesse Pinkman tries to break free of Breaking Bad

VoxTo me, Breaking Bad always seemed almost satirical, a tongue-in-cheek exposé of the moral bankruptcy of some existentialists' philosophy — a counterpoint to the idea that the goal of one's life is to recognize and exercise one's total freedom to choose.

October 11th 2019