Breaking Bad

Netflix Review: Ozark is a dark and brooding drama to add to your watch list

July 21, 2017

I would forgive people about a year ago that got sick of hearing the sentence “Netflix’s awesome new series”. As more and more shows have been added and seasons get renewed, Netflix hasn’t only become more appetizing to our wallets, but an addiction we cannot go without. And just when you think you’ve seen it […]

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Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan to headline ACMI’s Series Mania

July 6, 2017

The Australian debut of the prestigious television festival Series Mania will be coming to ACMI in Melbourne later this month, with special guest Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) to headline the festival. Vince will be appearing at an “In Conversation” event, where he will be discussing his experience as the mind behind two of […]

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Giancarlo Esposito talks about Gus Fring’s return in Better Call Saul

April 18, 2017

While he was in Australia last week for a pop-up Los Pollos Hermanos in Sydney, we sat down with the fast food chain’s proprietor Gus Fring – expertly played through Breaking Bad‘s fourth season by Giancarlo Esposito – to talk about the character’s anticipated return in the third season of the Breaking Bad prequel series […]

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Breaking Bad’s Los Pollos Hermanos is popping up in Sydney next week, and so is Gus Fring

April 3, 2017

Gone but definitely not forgotten, AMC’s now iconic Breaking Bad series is still making waves through pop culture, largely in thanks to currently running spin-off Better Call Saul, the third season of which will be premiering in Australia in Stan come April 11th. Cause the celebrate? You’re god damn right. After popping up at SXSW […]

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Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul‘s Gus Fring is coming to Australia to open Los Pollos Hermanos

April 3, 2017

Straight from the set of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, and from its pop-up at SXSW, the fictional fast food restaurant Los Pollos Hermanos is opening its doors in Sydney for two days only – and owner Gus Fring (played by Giancarlo Esposito) will be on hand to celebrate. The pop-up Los Pollos Hermanos […]

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Breaking down Season 2 of Better Call Saul with Rhea Seehorn and Peter Gould

August 26, 2016

These days especially, it’s rare to find a prequel to anything – be it a film, TV show, movie, comic or game – that lives up to its legacy. However, AMC’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed Breaking Bad might be that rare exception. Better Call Saul is more than just a spin-off to Walter White’s […]

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TV Review: Better Call Saul Season 2, Episodes 5-7 Review (USA, 2016)

March 30, 2016

When we last tuned into Better Call Saul, the show had left us on a cliffhanger with the consequences of Jimmy’s (Bob Odenkirk) initiative at Davis & Main and Nacho’s (Michael Mando) bid to kill Tuco (Raymond Cruz) hanging over our heads. If anything, the last four episodes of Better Call Saul have really hammered […]

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TV Review: Better Call Saul , Season 2, Episodes 2-4 (USA, 2016)

March 8, 2016

Better Call Saul is unique among the cable-drama landscape in that it doesn’t go for the big dramatic stakes. When it comes to Vince Gilligan‘s follow-up/prequel to Breaking Bad, the smaller and more personal the stakes, the better. If the first four episodes of the show’s second season are any indication, Gilligan, Peter Gould, Bob Odenkirk and […]

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AMC releases full trailer for Better Call Saul

January 11, 2015

That spin-off/prequel we have all been waiting for is finally here, bringing us back into Vince Gilligan’s beautifully dark world of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It has been almost a year and a half since we said goodbye to the universally acclaimed Breaking Bad so a chance to re-visit one of the show’s most memorable character, […]

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Cranston, Paul and Gunn take home trophies as Breaking Bad dominates the Primetime Emmy Awards for the last time

August 26, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place today is Los Angeles, and they were overall a relatively predictable affair. Breaking Bad was the big winner for the night, with stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn all taking home awards for their phenomenal work in the final season of the show. Voters just couldn’t pass up […]

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The Iris’ 13 Best TV Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013

We asked the contributors of The Iris to tell us their favourite shows of 2013, and here now are the top thirteen they voted! Only three new series make the list, with the other ten proving that the best only get better as the seasons continue… 13. Person of Interest – CBS, USA This continues […]

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