[SPOILER WARNING!] Not every Breaking Bad-watcher had glowing praise for last week’s historic, ratings-grabbing finale. Oliver Stone jumped on the Bad wagon just in time to see Walter White’s saga conclude in its fifth season. “I happen to not watch the series very much, but I happened to tune in and I saw the most ridiculous 15 minutes of a movie — it would be laughed off the screen,” he said while promoting his Showtime docu series The Untold History of the United States. Per Forbes the director went off in detail on the episode’s violent culmination.
Said Natural Born Killers and Savages helmer Stone, playing pop culture critic on the show’s bullet-ridden “fantasy violence”: “Nobody could park his car right then and there and could have a machine gun that could go off perfectly and kill all of the bad guys! It would be a joke. It’s only in the movies that you find this kind of fantasy violence. And that’s infected the American culture; you young people believe all of this shit! Batman and Superman, you’ve lost your minds, and you don’t even know it! At least respect violence. I’m not saying don’t show violence, but show it with authenticity.”
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