“Confessions” is the perfect recipe for a combustible chemical reaction. Add a sprinkle of ricin, a whole heap of lies and mix thoroughly with videotape. What you get might just be the best episode of the final season so far.
Continue Reading for my spoiler filled thoughts and reaction to Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 11 “Confessions“.
Going through Breaking Bad withdrawal? Or maybe you have never watched Breaking Bad and want a sneak peak of why this show is so popular? Watch the stunningly poetic montage of Point of View shots from Breaking Bad. Viewpoints vary from the bottom of a swimming pool, dryer, and even a roomba. Interestingly, some of these objects play a crucial role in the story. Catch up on my Breaking Bad Season 5 Reviews. Also, take a look at blogger Emilia Jordan’s review of the Breaking Bad Pilot from the perspective of having watched all the current episodes so far.
Breaking Bad Point of View Video
After the jump, watch the Breaking Bad Gag Reel featuring Bryan Cranston with a dildo water gun and Aaron Paul’s audition tape that won him the role of a lifetime.
Taking a closer look at Madrigal: Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 2
“Two good men died because of you” declares Mike. One of those ‘good‘ men attempted to kill him for $30,000. Being able to see the silver lining or bigger picture could come in handy on a day when Mike looses 2 million dollars, negates a plan to murder 11 men, and goes into business with a man he describes as a ticking time bomb. The second episode of the season sets up the partnership of Mike with Walter and Jesse, while exploring the aftermath of Madrigal’s involvement with Gustavo Fring’s meth empire and the missing ricin cigarette.
Taking a closer look at the Season 5 Premiere of Breaking Bad
“I can foresee a lot of possible outcomes … not one of them involves Miller Time”. We are in for a wild finish if the long-awaited premiere of the final season of Breaking Bad is any indication. The powerful image of two cars seemingly on a collision course is still resonating with me. In a game of chicken, someone has to yield or there will be a disastrous consequence. In this case, it appears Walter did not yield and Mike swerved to the side in a cloud of desert dust.
On Breaking Bad, every image and story thread is well thought out. Nothing is left unaccounted for which brings us to the video cameras that Gus placed in the lab. I absolutely enjoyed every moment in the planning and destruction of the laptop in the evidence vault. Here are some of my other reactions after watching this episode: Read the rest of this entry →
Warning: This post contains spoilers for previous seasons and speculation on Season 5
Taking a closer look at the final season of Breaking Bad
Season 4’s explosive finale titled “Face Off” was written in a way that it could serve as a series finale because the show runners did not know if there would be a Season 5 due to tense negotiations between AMC Network and Sony Pictures Television who produce Breaking Bad. “Face Off” brought a definitive closure to the cat and mouse showdown between drug czar Gustavo Fring and chemistry-whiz turned meth-cook Mr. White. As emotionally satisfying as “Face Off” was, there are still a number of plot threads to tie up in Season 5. Here are some possible storylines I would like the show to explore: