When a TV present will get become a film, it typically represents a large change of tempo, with a standalone plot, a greater finances, all made for a greater (or at the least extra informal) viewers.
“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story” — which premiered a week in the past on Netflix —doesn’t take that method in any respect.
Far from telling a new story or serving as leaping on-point for brand spanking new viewers, “El Camino” features extra like a two-hour epilogue to the prevailing present. It seems to have been made solely for current “Breaking Bad” followers who had been questioning about what occurred to Aaron Paul’s character Jessie Pinkman after the sequence finale.
As we acknowledge within the newest episode of the Original Content podcast, Jordan is the one common OC host who’s really seen everything of “Breaking Bad.” And she was moderately glad with the movie, feeling that it had among the similar strengths as “Breaking Bad” — although it didn’t fairly seize the sturdy character growth and elaborate plotting that made the sequence nice.
Darrell, in the meantime, will get a likelihood to clarify why he’s so resistant to “Breaking Bad,” and why nothing in “El Camino” modified his thoughts.
In addition to our evaluation, we focus on Netflix’s newest earnings, by which which the streamer reported better-than-expected income, regardless of still-sluggish subscriber development within the United States.
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And if you need to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
2:12 Netflix Q3 earnings
16:06 “El Camino” evaluations (spoilers for “Breaking Bad” however not “El Camino”)
38:20 “El Camino” spoiler dialogue