Better Call Saul has always lacked the explosive forward momentum of its predecessor, but what it lacks in shootouts and cool robots and catchphrases, it makes up for in some of the best and most thoroughly devastating writing and pacing on TV. Season Three is the best yet.
Previewing my end-of-year list, here are a baker’s dozen series worth binging on this summer.
In its nearly perfect second season, Better Call Saul proved not only the value of deliberate pacing, but what clinical precision and focus can do for writing.
Gangsters, Doctors, crazy scientists, and Cartman: the Fellowship reassembles to share their favorite characters from television past and present.
PEAK TV! PEAK TV!
There have been maybe two films this year that have impressed me enough to make my year-end list. Not so with television. What should you be catching up on this summer?
Gilligan & Gould have done it again, with a richly rewarding narrative that doesn’t even need Breaking Bad to leave a mark.
Man, it feels good to be back in Albuquerque.