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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Sizzling Season Finale Is a Deep Breath Before an Uncertain Future

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 10, “Something Unforgivable.”]At least for now, at the close of the Season 5 finale of “Better Call Saul,” everyone involved is still a little bit invincible.More from IndieWire’My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Brutality Comes to Naples in Episode 6, Joined by Pier Paolo […]

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Bob Odenkirk Launches Production Company, Inks First Look Deal with Sony

The world’s second best lawyer is making moves. “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk has launched Cal-Gold Pictures, a new production company, and has signed a first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television.Cal-Gold’s mission is to develop compelling stories with dynamic characters and social relevance. Per the company, Cal-Gold’s slate of projects aims to be as […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Bagman’ Is About as Good as This Show Has Ever Been

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 8, “Bagman.”]Add this to the list of “Better Call Saul” moments as profound as they are small: Jimmy McGill, waiting on a delivery of two massive bagfuls of cash, whispering to himself, “Yo soy abogado.” It’s a bilingual spin on the psych-up […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Wexler v. Goodman’ Is a Skillful Parade of Gut-Wrenching Switches

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 6, “Wexler v. Goodman.”]Refusing to take no for an answer is just one of the many double-edged swords on “Better Call Saul.” You could argue that the show’s existence (and frequent excellence) is a continuous rebuttal to all those who argued that […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Brilliantly Simple ‘Dedicado a Max’ Helps Everyone Find Their Purpose

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 5, “Dedicado a Max.”]If you don’t know where you are, you’ll never realize if you’re in too deep. As “Better Call Saul” continues to creep forward, many of the people at its center are trying to extricate themselves from bad situations.More from […]

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Dean Norris Knew It Was the Right Time to Bring Hank Schrader Into ‘Better Call Saul’

[Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5 and “Breaking Bad.”]Dean Norris knew that Hank Schrader’s appearance on the latest episode of “Better Call Saul” would be a crowd-pleaser, but that doesn’t mean the return of everyone’s favorite New Mexico DEA agent was a needless cameo.Norris, who portrayed Hank in all […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Jimmy is “The Guy For This”, But This Week’s Episode Belongs to Kim

This week’s Better Call Saul, “The Guy For This”, has nearly all the characters at rock-bottom, or at least as close to it as they’ve ever been. Jimmy takes a giant leap towards his inevitable criminal lifestyle; Kim’s pro bono work isn’t enough to assuage her guilt; Nacho is caught between two warring drug lords; […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘50% Off’ Continues the Season 5 Seesaw of Doomed Fates

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 2, “50% Off.”]Buying time has always been part of the fabric of “Better Call Saul.” Apprehended felons, contentious siblings, pleading attorneys: all of them are just trying to wring what time they can for themselves or the people they’re working for.A fifth […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Renewed for Final Season — Cast Teases How They’ll ‘Stick the Landing’

“Better Call Saul” will last exactly one episode longer than its predecessor. Showrunner and executive producer Peter Gould announced from the TCA stage that AMC had ordered a sixth and final season of the critical favorite. The 13-episode Season 6 will put “Better Call Saul’s” episode total at 63, whereas “Breaking Bad” ran for 62 […]

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