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FRAME-BY-FRAME: Breaking Bad S05E10/11 - “Buried / Confessions”

In a final season where the ultimate end-game is up for grabs, every character's motivations are up for dissection. Whether anyone can have the ending he seeks, however, remains the ultimate question.

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“I Can’t Do It, Mr. White”: When Education Tastes Like Los Pollos Hermanos

Walter White as aged teacher and Jesse Pinkman as retired student grow to be somewhat of a family for each other, but the way in which Jesse learns and applies himself shows that Breaking Bad's theme of learning goes deeper than one might initially think.

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It’s All About the Weight, Yo: A Meditation on Jesse Pinkman’s Long Road Down

By the time Season Five came around, Jesse hadn't only changed, he became the moral center of Breaking Bad. His journey, grim as it is, is one of the show's most compelling arcs.

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15 Aug 2013 // 10:14 PM

Breaking Bad Frame-By-Frame: Season Five (Part 1)

With the greatest villain of all time finally defeated, Jesse, Mike, and the rest of the White's all come to the same realization: in a post-Fring world, the man who killed him has become the true terror.

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14 Aug 2013 // 10:14 PM

Breaking Bad Frame-By-Frame: Season Four

Breaking Bad's Fourth Season may also be considered by some to be the slowest, but that's largely because after an explosive opening, things slowly burn and simmer until the stunning reveal of "Crawl Space" and the terror that follows it.

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13 Aug 2013 // 10:18 PM

Breaking Bad Frame-By-Frame: Season Three

Gus Fring. The Cousins. Poor, poor Gale. As the stakes increase, so do the perils (and number of flies), and Walt soon realizes that he's under the command one of the most terrifying villains in television history.

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12 Aug 2013 // 10:14 PM

Breaking Bad Frame-By-Frame: Season Two

After a first season compromised by a Writers Guild strike, Breaking Bad's first "full" season goes deeper, darker, and through a burned pink teddy bear, indicates that something truly horrific is on the horizon.

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Breaking Bad Frame-By-Frame: Season One

Breaking Bad starts in the way that any truly great show should start: with a pair of pants falling from the sky ...

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13 Mar 2009 // 3:00 AM

The Last House on the Left

Neither a glimmer of satire nor gram of wit animates Dennis Illiadis’ 109 minutes beside the lake.

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10 Mar 2009 // 11:00 PM

‘House’ Remodeled

Of all the supposed masters of macabre, Wes Craven has been the most prolific…and practical. He constantly makes movies, even if fans refuse to

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Breaking Bad: Season Two Premiere

The second season of Breaking Bad promises to be quite a ride.

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26 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Breaking Bad

In Walter's transformation, Breaking Bad marries ruthless capitalism with masculine aggression to produce a peculiar kind of alpha male.

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