How To Make A Breaking Bad Movie Work

Player Affinity writes:
Movie adaptations are tricky. How do you condense a television show that probably already has multiple series and expectant fans into one or two hours of focused cinema? There are critical creative issues inherent in adapting. The arcs of TV shows span a large amount of time—months, sometimes even years—but in most films we're usually treated to a short, action-filled snapshot that doesn't have the liberty of a 16-week run to get into the audience's head. Vince Gilligan hasn't dismissed the possibilty of a Breaking Bad movie, but with the show so highly acclaimed, he would need to approach any such adaptation with care. Here's how he could do it and retain the success he's garnered from his AMC drama.

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