Maggie Review

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If you are a fan of The Walking Dead, 28 Days Later… or any of the Romero zombie films…do not watch Maggie. More specifically, if you like any of the listed titles for their zombie related goodness, this is not the film for you. Maggie is not a zombie film, and truthfully come the end of the film I couldn’t help but find it contrived that it had been written into the zombie sub genre at all. It is a drama, focused on the relationship between a young girl with a terminal illness, and how her father and stepmother react to these final precious days they have with her. And it’s good, but not great.
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The Goggle Box – Better Call Saul Continues Strong

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Full spoilers for Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead below.

Better Call Saul S01E03 – “Nacho”

In only 3 episodes Better Call Saul has completely set itself out on its own while simultaneously containing the same highly intelligent writing and humour that made Breaking Bad such a great show. It is telling that after this week I may even be ready to stop referencing BB within the first paragraph of these reviews, such is the strength of BCS on its own.

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The Goggle Box – Did Better Call Saul Deliver?

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Full spoilers for Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead below

Some said it was a bad move, I could never decide fully which side of the fence I sat on to be honest, but Vince Gilligan and AMC decided they would press ahead with a Breaking Bad spin off featuring the superb series’ loveable(?) sleazeball Saul Goodman as the lead. Better Call Saul takes place 6 years before the events of Breaking Bad and chronicles Saul’s rise from back when he was just lowly public defence attorney Jimmy McGill to the – ahem – lofty heights of law when he becomes Saul Goodman. Oh, and it’s really really good.
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