ed vince

BCS 1x04 - Observations: “The bittersweet genius of Vince Gilligan’s show lies in its portrayal of a lost man chasing redemption in a world which insists that, in order to make anything of himself, he must travel to the dark side. McGill wanted to earn the Kettlemans’ money honestly, by becoming their legal representative. But they blanched – ‘You’re the kind of lawyer guilty people hire.’ said Betsy. Wry chuckles were never far away. However, as with Breaking Bad, the ultimate message is desperately bleak. Life is full of bad people – and often the only way to get ahead is by joining them. That Better Call Saul can pass off what is essentially a tale of existential nihilism as a knockabout lark is surely the most impressive achievement of all.” Ed Power, The Telegraph