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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Vince Gilligan, October 11, 2019) Movie • Page 11

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by SmithBerryCrunch, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. hell yah jacob hell yah
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  2. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

  3. Supernova

    Prayers/Triangles Prestigious

    Is there any connection to this and Better Call Saul’s “flash forwards”? I’m assuming there is. Just quote me “yes” or “no” and I’m good. Probably going to download BCS S4 on iTunes since I missed out on most of it airing. Then I’ll watch El Camino.
  4. I Am Mick

    @gravebug Prestigious

  5. Supernova

    Prayers/Triangles Prestigious

    Good to hear. Thanks. Want to finally watch Camino on my next off day.
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  7. Jake Gyllenhaal

    I’m a surfer! Supporter

    Imagine that many people paying $10 to see it in theaters, $250 million. But people much more content to staying in.
  8. RyanPm40

    The Torment of Existence Supporter

    If it weren't in a limited number of theaters and was dropped there earlier than Netflix, I absolutely would have gone
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  9. Morrissey


    You have already paid for Netflix, but going to the movie theater is an expense. It is even more severe if you are trying to take your family to something (obviously El Camino is not a family film). That is one of the benefits of streaming for companies trying to push content; people will watch it because it is essentially free.
  10. aoftbsten

    Trusted Supporter

    This was solid, though it didn’t feel like a story that needed to be told to be honest. The beginning where it focused more on his PTSD was great as were the scenes with Todd. I didn’t love the villain subplot, but the wild west shootout was fun. Not sure we needed the scene with Walt. I was definitely distracted by the bald cap Cranston was wearing haha. I also loved Rober Forster in this, RIP. Him talking about how Jesse, Walt, & Saul all had to live with their own choices was great. The movie could have benefitted by focusing more on that theme.

    Overall, a worthy addition to Breaking Bad.
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  11. This was good, not great. I don’t think it added to the Breaking Bad story but I liked seeing some of the old characters again.
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  12. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

  13. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    so this is on amc in about 45 minutes for those who don't have netflix
  14. Sean Murphy

    this is me now Supporter

    We just watched this tonight for the first time after spending the last few months re-watching at a slow pace. Mostly, we really enjoyed this. I'm glad i missed the "was this even necessary" discussion, because it felt like the perfect epilogue to the BB story. Interesting to note the below post;

    My first thoughts upon seeing Jesse, Todd, Walt, & even Jane in their flashbacks were "oof it's so so obvious they're re-creating the times and having these characters play their younger selves.” Hell, even Aaron Paul looks older/not as great now playing the Jesse from 2008/2009. I'll admit some of that took me out of the scenes a little, but overall if that was my biggest issue, i think they did a great job with this.
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  15. Dinosaurs Dish

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  16. Cameron

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  17. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    you post in the wrong thread, dino?
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  19. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    that makes sense
  20. Dinosaurs Dish

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Hahaha yeah
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  21. David87

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Should we watch this before starting Saul?
  22. the rural juror

    carried in the arms of cheerleaders

    It’s not necessary
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  23. RyanPm40

    The Torment of Existence Supporter

    Yeah, Saul is a prequel, so Breaking Bad is really the only thing to be familiar with when watching El Camino

    And Saul is way better than El Camino imo
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  24. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    bcs could possibly be better than bb in the long run as well
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  25. RyanPm40

    The Torment of Existence Supporter

    Yeah BCS started off a little shaky, but at this point I have no qualms with someone saying they prefer either one over the other, they're both so well-done
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