Tag: Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul meets Breaking Bad: A crossover wishlist

Better Call Saul is dropping weekly on Lightbox right now – and it's slowly catching up with the start of Breaking Bad. While we wait, here are four fanservicey ways the new show could tip its hat to the old one.

New to Lightbox: It’s American women all over this month

A '70s housewife, an exhausted mother, and a law student moonlighting as a call girl: these are just a few of the people coming to Lightbox in August.

The greatest Golden Globes live blog you will see on The Spinoff today

We'll be here from 12pm to cover the highs and lows of the 2018 Golden Globe awards, for all of you poor folk stuck in the office pretending to work. 

Better Call Saul: an end and a new beginning

With season three of Better Call Saul just finished, Jimmy and Kim have their own terrible futures to confront. Simon Wilson revisits his favourite programme (well, one of them). Contains some very cryptic spoilers.

Gus Fring is back and Better Call Saul has never been better

Midway into season three, says Simon Wilson, the Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul is cruising in its own greatness.

Controversial: Is Better Call Saul actually better than Breaking Bad? (WATCH)

With the third season of Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul arriving on Lightbox today, José Barbosa makes his case for why the prequel may well be even better than the original.

A sinner in a Cinnabon: The Spinoff meets Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk

The Spinoff gets an interview with the one and only Bob Odenkirk, who primes José Barbosa for season three of Better Call Saul.

Here are all the definitely real Breaking Bad nods you missed in Better Call Saul

With the third season of Better Call Saul coming exclusively to Lightbox this month, we looked back at some of the subtle* Breaking Bad nods you might have missed the first time around.

Monitor: Aaron Yap’s top 10 international TV shows of 2016

In his final Monitor column for the year, critic Aaron Yap lists his 10 favourite shows from 2016.

Inside the Lightbox: An emergency Christmas gift guide for TV fans

With Christmas looming, we've assembled some of the best (cheapest) gifts you can buy for your TV-obsessed friends and family.

From meth to Meyerism: Aaron Paul talks Scientology and The Path

Dominic Corry sat down with Aaron Paul to discuss Scientology, Breaking Bad, and leaving his character at work on Lightbox's new cult drama The Path.

“You still morally flexible?” – Recapping Better Call Saul’s ‘Cobbler’

Alex Casey recaps the second episode of Better Call Saul season two on Lightbox, featuring a piano, nacho cravings and an unspeakable act with an apple pie.

“I have just decided to be me” – recapping the return of Better Call Saul

Alex Casey recaps the return episode of Better Call Saul season two on Lightbox, including pinky rings, alcohol heists and poolside pondering.

How Better Call Saul cured prequelitis and stood on its own slippery feet

The story of how loser lawyer Jimmy McGill became legal superstar Saul Goodman returns to Lightbox tonight for its second season. Andrew Todd looks at how Better Call Saul avoided the curse of the prequel.

New to Lightbox in February: The return of Saul Goodman

Inside the Lightbox is a sponsored feature where we mine the extensive Lightbox category for shows you might want to watch. This week we present the new offerings in February, including the exclusive return of Better Call Saul and Suits.

Summer Reissue: Breaking Bad is Still a Great Show. Shame About the Fans.

Of course Breaking Bad continues to be one of the most acclaimed shows of the century, even now with its own prequel in 2015. But what about the fans? Joseph Nunweek reckons that they are the real danger.

Television: Monitor – Aaron Yap Picks the 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

Superheroes and socio-political champions, cold-blooded killers and murderous polar bears - the year's best television had something for everyone, says Aaron Yap.

Television: Inside the Lightbox – 13 Unlucky Characters For Your Friday 13

"When I was born, I got my umbilical cord wrapped around my neck, both arms, and one of my ankles. Mom said there came a point when the doctor stopped delivering me and just started laughing."

Video: Spotlightbox – Alex and Duncan Talk About How Better Call Saul Broke Away From Breaking Bad

Alex and Duncan chat about Lightbox's Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spinoff that couldn't be further from its brutal televisual brother.

News: Ticker Tape Farewells and Triumphant Debuts in Our 2015 Emmy Picks

Duncan Greive and Alex Casey run through the Emmy nominations for 2015, picking their favourites to take home the dangerously spiky golden awards.

My Life in TV: Lightbox’s Head of Programming Maria Mahony

My Life in TV is a weekly feature interview with a member of the television industry. This week, Alex Casey talked to Maria Mahony, head of programming at VOD startup (and Spinoff sponsor) Lightbox.

Better Call Saul Recap: Marco

Alex Casey recaps the finale episode, of Lightbox’s much-anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. Contains spoilers, obviously. // This is it, we've come to the end of our time with Slippin' …

Better Call Saul Recap: Pimento

Alex Casey recaps the ninth episode of Lightbox’s much anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. I have been hanging out all week to see if Chuck has beat his electro-magnetic condition. …

Podcast: The Spinoff’s TV Week, Episode One

The first episode proper of The Spinoff's TV Week, a weekly (duh) podcast in which Duncan Greive and Alex Casey from TheSpinoff.co.nz talk about what they're watching on television and …

Better Call Saul Recap: Ringo

Alex Casey recaps the eighth episode of Lightbox’s much anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. Ah, to open with Breaking Bad style flashback. Jimmy's working his butt off as a trolley …

No More Half Measures: Ten Minutes With Mike Ehrmentraut

Alex Casey has a quick chat with Jonathan Banks, also known as the stony-faced assassin Mike Ehrmentraut of Breaking Bad and current spinoff Better Call Saul. // I really was expecting Jonathan to pick …

Better Call Saul Recap: Bingo Was His Name-O

Alex Casey recaps the seventh episode of Lightbox’s much anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. After last week's slam dunk of an episode, I am feeling pretty confident in saying …

Better Call Saul Recap: Can You Live With It?

Alex Casey recaps the sixth episode of Lightbox’s much anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. Can I just that this episode is so bloody beautiful and heart wrenching and perfect. It is …