'Breaking Bad' Season 4 premiere: Gus is COLD


So much for easing into the new season of "Breaking Bad." After more than a year off the air, the show returns with a relentless premiere, starting with a shooting and climaxing with one of the most squirmily intense scenes on TV in years.There's really no other place to start than with the long, often silent and incredibly audacious scene in the lab that gives the episode, "Box Cutter," its name. Watching Gus strip down, put on protective gear, slash Victor's throat, then go back and take off the protective suit, wash his hands and put his regular clothes back on, all without saying a word, was to watch a master class in building tension by all concerned: writer Vince Gilligan, director Adam Bernstein and the actors, especially Giancarlo Esposito.It was also illustrative of just how deep the waters in which Walt is trying to swim really are. Bryan Cranston has talked about how Season...



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