Better Call Saul: Will it be any good?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘spin-off’? You might have a passing thought in the direction of NCIS, Saved By The Bell and even technically The Simpsons, but there’s a huge mountain of simply mediocre and generic TV shows which have tried to capitalise on the success of their predecessors. Remember Three’s a Crowd, Baywatch Nights or even the more recent Joey? Of course you don’t, and that’s what fans of Breaking Bad are worried about; the possibility of the original idea being unnecessarily exploited, poorly executed and forgotten in a sea of…

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Breaking Bad: A year later

Warning: Potential spoilers and all that… While still a prominent pop-culture icon, the success and excitement of Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad is slowly fading away. Despite the rise of new critically acclaimed TV shows, take any of Netflix’s originals as an example, Breaking Bad still remains a great TV series which is arguably unique, and has yet to be matched. Here are a few reasons as to why it remains one of the great TV shows of our generation, and how it became so successful.  1. Netflix Remember when Netflix was a physical disc based rental firm? Probably not, but…

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Responsibly rewarding study time with great TV

If you haven’t got Netflix then now is the time to get it. If you are an avid TV watcher like me and you love to de-stress from revision, then I recommend Breaking Bad. I won’t ruin it for you too much, but it’s utterly great, plus there are 5 seasons that you can really sink your teeth into. I could get a little obsessive and spend the entire day in my pyjamas watching it; however, I have turned it into a treat. A long day at the library means that I can watch one episode before I go to…

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