expected follow up to Breaking Bad has finally arrived and most fans
were pleased with the results. El Camino: A Breaking Bad movie had
an average audience of 6.5 million viewers over the first weekend, most of them
those who catch the movie on opening day. Currently El Camino is rated 93%
fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.
Arguments can be made that El Camino does not completely justify its existence. But one of the highlights of the film is a deeper look at Todd Alquist's fearsome character, which is accomplished through a series of extended flashback scenes. Before El Camino we knew Todd was evil. But now the audience is scarier than ever thanks to a brilliant scene from the movie.
this article contains spoilers for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie .
Todd Alquist's Innocent Personality Masks a Heartless Killer
Even in real life, serial killers don't always seem to
way outside. Like the notorious killer Ted Bundy, Todd Alquist is
attractive, well-groomed young man with pleasant behavior and innocent face.
But during Breaking Bad we find that there is much more than Todd
meets the eyes.
Todd first meets Walter White and Jesse Pinkman while
working for Vamanos Pest, Mike Ermantraut's business hired to cover
is preparing for Walt and Jesse's business.
But Todd doesn't become a real player in Breaking Bad
world to the moment
Episode Dead Dead (Season 5, Episode 5). After a heartbreaking train
Heist, Todd does not hesitate to execute an innocent child who accidentally witnessed
the whole thing. This is the moment Todd transforms from slightly eccentric to
Todd becomes Jesse's enemy
It makes perfect sense for Todd to become such a big part of
El Camino although by this time, he was already dead. extended
flashback scenes show how much psychological torture Jesse suffered
Care for Todd – and why the scene when he finally strangles Todd to death in
The bad ending was so important.
During the glimmer we find that during Jesse's captivity,
Uncle Jack of Todd leaves him alone to look after the prisoner while he's out
the weekend. While everyone else is away, Todd records with Jesse to help him with
a terrible task.
The scene from El Camino that people can't stop talking about
On the surface, the most curved scene of El Camino seems completely innocent. Until you look deeper.
Todd proves to be a real psychopath when driving down
the highway at his El Camino, revealing Dr. Hook's version of Sharing since 1978.
The night together. "But this idyllic moment is ruined by the reality that Todd is
His slain housekeeper is curled up in the trunk. His prisoner
Jesse is also locked in the back of the car with the body.
Vince Gilligan explained why he got involved
scene during an interview with a vulture. "me
I wanted a scene where you slowly reveal that the seat next to it is empty. And
then you discover poor Jesse in this bloated hot, tiny, tight little truck
a bed at the back of this El Camino with this carpet wrapped in a carpet. Th
that was the point of the whole scene, "Jilligan said.
Todd was just driving
down the freeway staring at space, but then I thought, "God, wouldn't that be it"
more worrying if he is just having fun? "What do you do when you are
are you driving alone and are you happy? You sing along to the radio. ”
The scene is both disturbing and
memorable, which is nothing short of what we expected from Vince Gilligan.