Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring on AMC's 'Better Call Saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.4, “Sabrosito”

It was fitting that an episode that may have been the most overtly part of the Breaking Bad-verse to date would begin with an underwater shot like the one that opened so many season 2 episodes of the former series. But just when you’re catching yourself wondering when the scorched pink teddy bear is going…

American Gods Ricky Whittle

‘American Gods’ Is Bryan Fuller’s Best Yet

Bryan Fuller proved his genre chops with the short-lived, cult favorites Wonderfalls, Dead Like Me, Pushing Daisies, and Hannibal, but even die-hard fans are in for a shock this Sunday. Nothing can prepare audiences for the premiere of American Gods—not Game of Thrones’ shadow-demon birth scene, nor any of the batshittery that’s ever gone down on an episode of True Blood….

rhea seehorn and bob odenkirk in 'better call saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.3, “Sunk Costs”

One of the principal pleasures of Better Call Saul has been the way it consistently subverts the audience’s expectations, finding ways to surprise even as we know where the story is headed. We have always known that Jimmy would disgrace himself badly enough to have to assume a new name in order to continue as…

Mary Kills People on Lifetime

Lifetime’s ‘Mary Kills People’ Mixes Medicine and Murder

April is shaping up to be a wonderful month for Bryan Fuller fans: in addition to next week’s premiere of American Gods on STARZ, Wonderfalls and Hannibal alum Caroline Dhavernas stars in Lifetime’s latest scripted drama, Mary Kills People, which follows the morally murky actions of a doctor who moonlights as an angel of mercy….

Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks in 'Better Call Saul'

Recap Digest: ‘Better Call Saul’ 3.2, “Witness”

If you’re someone who has been impatient with the slow plot progress on Better Call Saul, this week’s episode likely did little to make you feel better — at least, up until the last scene. Up to this point, the audience being ahead of the characters has been a feature, not a bug; something the…

Michael Stuhlbarg and Ewan McGregor in Fargo (2017)

‘Fargo’ Continues To Do the Impossible in Season 3

There may never have been a worse idea in the history of television than turning Joel and Ethan Coen’s 1996 Oscar-winning masterpiece Fargo into a weekly TV series. Centered around a goodnatured, pregnant Minnesota small-town sheriff (Frances McDormand) and her investigation of a fake kidnapping that spirals into a bloodbath, thanks in no small part…

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