TV Recap: The Little Drummer Girl – Love It Or Leave It?

Love It Or Leave It?
The Little Drummer Girl
November 19, 2018

In the Spring of 2016, AMC aired a miniseries adaptation of John le Carre’s 1993 novel, The Night Manager. The excellent series, which starred Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman, brought AMC together with the independent film studio, The Ink Factory (which is run by le Carre’s sons, Stephen and Simon Cornwell) and the vaulted institution of the BBC. Together, le Carre’s work popped from the page onto the small screen in a 6 hour movie, replete with careful plotting, beautifully shot locations, and top notch acting performances.  Fast forward two and a half years and the BBC, The Ink Factory, and AMC have now reunited for an all new John le Carre adaptation, this time doing his 1983 novel, The Little Drummer Girl.

Split into a six-part miniseries, The Little Drummer Girl stars Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies; True Blood), Michael Shannon (Waco; The Shape of Water), and Florence Pugh (Outlaw King; Lady Macbeth), and is directed by acclaimed Korean filmmaker, Park Chan-wook (Old Boy; The Handmaiden; Stoker), making his television directorial debut.  AMC will air the six parts over three consecutive nights, November 19-21.

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – It’s All Good, Man …  

Better Call Saul
“Winner” (Episode 410)
October 8, 2018

Better Call Saul‘s OUTSTANDING fourth season comes to a close tonight and what a wild, transformative season it has been. But, before we get to all that happened tonight, make sure you check out our recap & review of last week’s action here!

All caught up? Great! Without further delay, the season finale of Better Call Saul begins … after the jump (BEWARE SPOILERS)!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Ding Ding Ding …

Better Call Saul
“Wiedersehen” (Episode 409)
October 1, 2018

After pulling off a brilliant scheme to keep Huell out of jail, last week’s Better Call Saul ended with Kim wanting to continue the rush of the scam.  Nacho met a new Salamanca named Lalo and Mike had some German problems.

Tonight, all of that continues. But, if you need to know more, catch up with my full recap and review, here!

Now, on to tonight’s episode … after the jump (BEWARE OF SPOILERS)!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Let’s Do It Again …

Better Call Saul
“Coushatta” (Episode 408)
September 24, 2018

Last week on Better Call Saul, we jumped almost a year in time as we watched Kim and Jimmy splitting apart.  But, a criminal case involving Huell maybe will bring them back together? Over at the SuperLab, Mike is trying to figure out the Germans to keep them motivated and working and Hector Salamanca is awake.

Catch up on everything from last week with our deep dive recap and review here! Ready? Great, read on for our recap of tonight’s episode of Better Call Saul, “Coushatta” … after the jump (BEWARE: SPOILERS)!!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Need To Call? Buy From Saul …

Better Call Saul
“Something Stupid” (Episode 407)
September 17, 2018

On last week’s Better Call Saul, we saw everyone making moves to better their position (as they see it): Gus Fring began construction on his SuperLab, Kim offered herself up to a large firm to build a practice away from Wexler & McGill, and Jimmy consolidated some power on the mean streets of Albuquerque. Catch up on all the action here!

Caught up? Fantastic. Read on now for our recap & review of tonight’s Better Call Saul, “Something Stupid” (BEWARE: SPOILERS AHEAD)!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Do What’s Best For You …

Better Call Saul
“Piñata” (Episode 406)
September 10, 2018

Last week on Better Call Saul saw the start of some major plans for Gus Fring’s eventual criminal empire. Elsewhere, Jimmy and Kim were frustrated, to different extents, at the feeling of being stuck (and, in Jimmy’s case, mugged). Read our entire recap and review here!

Caught up? Great! Let’s to tonight’s episode, “Piñata” … after the jump (SPOILERS BEWARE)!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Those Days Are Over …

Better Call Saul
“Quite A Ride” (Episode 405)
September 3, 2018

Last week’s Better Call Saul ended with Jimmy hatching a new scheme to pass his boring days at CC Mobile while Kim tried to find the love of the law again and Mike came face to face with Fring.  Catch up on all the action of last week’s episode here! Go, I’ll wait.

All caught up? Great! Now, on to tonight’s new episode, What A Ride .. after the jump (SPOILERS BEWARE)!

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut – Better Call Saul _ Season 4, Episode 5 – Photo Credit: Nicole Wilder/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Who Is Listening?

Better Call Saul
“Talk” (Episode 404)
August 27, 2018

I hope you like Mike because we get a LOT of him tonight. Which, for my money, is a great way to spend an hour of Better Call Saul.  Mike is angry,  Jimmy is bored, Kim is lost, and Nacho is still bleeding.

Before you read the recap of tonight’s episode, get caught up on all of last week’s action with our deep dive recap & review here! Caught up? Good. Let’s get into tonight’s episode … after the jump (spoilers beware)!

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – Shitting Gold …

Better Call Saul
“Something Beautiful” (Episode 403)
August 20, 2018

Another stellar episode tonight from the Better Call Saul crew. Make sure you catch up on my recap and review from last week’s episode here. And after the recap, stick around for my review of tonight’s episode at the end of the article.

Let me know what you’re feeling about Season 4 so far.  After the jump … my recap review of Better Call Saul‘s “Something Beautiful.”

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TV Recap: Better Call Saul – You.Are.Mine.

Better Call Saul
“Breathe” (Episode 402)
August 13, 2018

Last week on the season premiere of Better Call Saul, we learned that Chuck did indeed die in the season 3-ending house fire. Most of the season premiere revolved around Jimmy, Kim and Howard getting ready to bury the oldest McGill brother while Mike literally went to work at Madrigal.

Catch up on the entire episode with our deep dive recap & review here.

Time for Jimmy to start moving on and moving forward which brings us to tonight’s episode, “Breathe.” Our recap and review … after the jump (Spoilers Beware)!

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