July 19th, 2012
03:18 PM ET
If there's one thing that critics and fans can agree on, it's that AMC's "Breaking Bad" is some of the best TV on the air, and that actor Giancarlo Esposito gave an incredible performance on the series as the chilling drug kingpin Gustavo "Gus" Fring.
The actor now has an individual Emmy nod to back it up. On Thursday, he was nominated along with "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul for best supporting actor in a drama series.
July 17th, 2012
02:00 PM ET
Talk about a glowing review!
"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul doesn't just think his fiancée is an awesome girl. He thinks "she's the greatest" - as in, the greatest of all time.
July 13th, 2012
09:36 AM ET
"Breaking Bad" returns to AMC on Sunday for the first half if its fifth and final season, and star Bryan Cranston has warned that you'll need to put on your big person underpants.
“You will s***, uncontrollably, watching this new season," the Emmy-winning actor, who portrays the terminally ill chemistry teacher-turned-crystal meth kingpin, Walter White, on the acclaimed series, told THR.
December 14th, 2011
02:03 PM ET
Giancarlo Esposito has had quite a year.
The “Breaking Bad” actor, who has been in the biz for almost five decades, received his first Screen Actors Guild nomination on Wednesday.
Esposito’s infamous role as villain Gus Fring is one reason the AMC series was nominated for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series.
October 10th, 2011
11:36 AM ET
Wow. Season 4 of “Breaking Bad” is in the books.
This run, more than the others, favored finesse over fireworks. The meticulous structure led to a gradual swell of tension that crept up like flood waters. By the end of last night’s episode, the water was up to chin level. And in a matter of minutes, it all receded. Sweet relief.
In fact, I began typing “for once, they didn’t end the season on a bleak note.” Of course I typed too soon, for after flood waters recede, there’s always a path of destruction left behind. Last night was no different, as the final shot revealed the utter obliteration of Walt’s moral compass.
October 3rd, 2011
10:35 AM ET
Sunday night’s installment of “Breaking Bad” had its moments of tightly wound drama and superb acting, but the episode still felt like the writers were suffering from a hangover after last week’s tour de force.
Not that we blame them - it’s tough to follow up a gem like “Crawl Space.” And as we know, the “Breaking Bad” crew always saves its best hand for season finales, meaning “End Times” was more of a setup episode.
It started with some tearful goodbyes as Walt’s family went into D.E.A. protective custody. Walt hung back at the house with his .38 snub, by the pool where season 2 ended, where the all-seeing teddy bear eye first emerged.
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