El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) | Movie Review [Spoiler Free]

[Header Image: Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman | Netflix]

While this post is a spoiler free review, there will be spoilers for the tv series.

Breaking Bad was primarily about Walter White (Bryan Cranston), there’s no denying that. His cancer diagnosis is the catalyst for everything that takes place in the show so it makes sense that it would begin and end with him. The closure of Breaking Bad, while leaving some things open, ended very closed up and final for Walter and his story. Everything was essentially tied up in a nice, neat little bow but over its 5 season run, there was one other character who became just as important and garnered a lot of attention. That, of course, was Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul).

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Killjoys Season 5 Episode 10: ‘Last Dance’ Review

[Header Image: Aaron Ashmore as John Jaqobis, Hannah John-Kamen as Dutch, and Luke Macfarlane as D’avin Jaqobis | Syfy/Space]

I admittedly don’t know where to start with this review. It feels strange writing about the final episode of such a wonderful show. During its lifespan, Killjoys has never truly disappointed. Sure, some episodes are way better than others but no episode has been bad per se. It’s been such an amazing ride with lots of emotional twists throughout that are perfectly separated with laugh-out-loud humour. There’s so much depth in everything Killjoys does and I’m so pleased we got to go on this journey with so many interesting and unique characters (who have been played by such talented people).

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Killjoys Season 5 Episode 9: ‘Terraformance Anxiety’ Review

[Header Image: Thom Allison as Pree | Syfy/Space]

We’re reached the penultimate episode of Killjoys and I don’t know know what to do with myself. It was definitely a build up to the finale but still managed to avoid being a filler episode which was great. There was just enough action and wonderful scenes between various character to make the whole thing interesting and to get us invested but not too much to overshadow the upcoming final episode. In short, Terraformance Anxiety was really enjoyable (like the rest of season 5 so far) but waiting for the finale is intense.

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Killjoys Season 5 Episode 8: ‘Don’t Stop Beweaving’ Review

[Header Image: Kelly McCormack as Zeph | Syfy/Space]

This episode takes another step forward in figuring out how to take down the Lady. While they do have their successes, there are a lot of disruptions throughout. It was well paced and the overall structure of the episode was well done and easy to follow but it does have me wondering what the next two episodes are going to be like. So far, I’ve appreciated the pace that’s been set for season 5 but everything is coming to a close and I’m anxious to see how it’ll all fit in. At this point, there’s a lot of different pieces and they haven’t all come together yet.

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Killjoys Season 5 Episode 7: ‘Cherchez La Bitch’ Review

[Header Image: Aaron Ashmore as John Jaqobis, Hannah John-Kamen as Dutch, and Luke Macfarlane as D’avin Jaqobis | Syfy/Space]

I finished this episode a few moments ago and I’m still reeling from it. It managed to put me on the edge of my seat, make me laugh out loud, and cry. There are so many great qualities to Killjoys and this episode managed to highlight them all. In fact, this entire season has been fantastic at doing that and it’s been such a relief. This is honestly such an amazing show and it’s wonderful to see that things haven’t changed in its final season. There’s only three episodes left so I’ve got everything crossed it’ll continue and we’ll get a deserving ending.

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Music Spotlight: Ginger (Album) by Brockhampton

Music Spotlight is a series that will be posted once or twice a month in which I’ll talk about something music related that I’ve been loving since the previous post. You can find all of the posts in the Music Spotlight tag.

In August, Brockhampton’s new album Ginger finally dropped. It’s their fifth album and has twelve tracks with music videos for four of those coming out on the lead up to the album’s release. Not only hearing but being able to see I Been Born Again, If You Pray Right, Boy Bye, and No Halo was really the perfect build up. Each of those songs are fantastic and not only was it a glimpse into how Ginger sounds but also the aesthetic and vibe that would be expected of their music videos which are often just as iconic as the songs themselves.

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