Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) Part 5 Volume 2 Review

With nowhere else to go but to really end it this time, the final five episodes of "Money Heist" was less action and more character-driven. In short, this was a satisfying conclusion to the series. Most if not all of the loose threads are finally unveiled and the climax was something that we didn't expect at all. This is the finale that fans deserved and it was definitely worth the wait.
Tokyo (Úrsula Corberó) is dead and even with her sacrifice, the enemy still lurks in the Bank of Spain, wounded but as dangerous as ever. Facing their darkest hour and greatest challenge yet, the gang hatch a bold plan to get the gold out without anyone noticing. But as success is at their grasp, the Professor makes the biggest mistake of his life and finds himself having to deal his greatest nemesis head-on.
Consistently throughout the series, we have always complained that "Money Heist" has been deviating from being logical into being fantastical. Not in the sense of magic and the supernatural but the elements that make it feel real and plausible are slowly but surely disappearing. The last five episodes still breaks the lines of realism but it found a way to have less action and to be more story and character driven. With less bang and more depth, "La casa de papel" Part 5 Volume 2 is the finale that we all need. In the center of it all was the character of the professor, the one who started it all. Finally, we get to understand his character in a deeper sense. His real motivations, his plan, and even his deepest and darkest secrets are finally unveiled. This is the Professor at his most vulnerable and we loved it. As expected, Part 5 Volume 2 will be emotional not only because this is really it but the writers found a way to tie up loose ends in a very dramatic and satisfying fashion. Overall, this finale wasn't perfect but it was damn near close to it. This is "Money Heist" in one of its best forms and we're glad they timed it flawlessly.   
Rating: 4 and a half reels

Why you should watch it:
- less action, more story driven this time around

Why you shouldn't watch it:
- still too fantastical and idealistic for our taste
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