Category Archives: Previews

Oscar Picks: 15 Nov 2018

BEST PICTURE The Favourite First Man Green Book If Beale Street Could Talk Roma A Star Is Born Vice Widows Falling off: None Rising star: Black Panther The skinny: Though Green Book will come on strong after its Thanksgiving opening, … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2018

FILMS Top Picks The Adventures of Tintin – Prime 11/1 eXistenZ – Hulu 11/1 The Other Side of the Wind/They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead – Netflix 11/2 The first two are underrated gems from the well-regarded careers of Steven … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – 15 Oct 2018

BEST PICTURE The Favourite First Man Green Book If Beale Street Could Talk Roma A Star Is Born Vice Widows Falling off: Beautiful Boy; Mary, Queen of Scots; On the Basis of Sex Rising star: Can You Ever Forgive Me? … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: October 2018

FILMS Top Picks Mulholland Dr. – Prime and Hulu 10/1 22 July – Netflix 10/10 You Were Never Really Here – Prime 10/26 If it took you several tries to get through David Lynch’s failed pilot/fever dream, you’re not alone. … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Limited

LIMITED SERIES The Alienist (TNT) The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX) Genius: Picasso (National Geographic) Godless (Netflix) Patrick Melrose (Showtime) Could win: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Should and will win: Godless Should have … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES The Americans (FX) The Crown (Netflix) Game of Thrones (HBO) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Stranger Things (Netflix) This Is Us (NBC) Westworld (HBO) Could win: Game of Thrones Should win: The Americans Will win: The Handmaid’s Tale Should … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIES Atlanta (FX) Barry (HBO) Black-ish (ABC) Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) GLOW (Netflix) The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon) Silicon Valley (HBO) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) Could win: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Should win: Barry Will win: Atlanta Should have … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2018

FILMS Top Picks Adaptation – Hulu 9/1 Chinatown – Prime 9/1 Hold the Dark – Netflix 9/28 The first two are great films that got nominated for quite a few Oscars in their day. The former contains the best performance Nicolas … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – 15 Aug 2018

Normally, I don’t do intros for these, but on August 8, the Academy announced they’re making some changes to shorten the length of the broadcast. Unfortunately, that shortchanges the brief time in the spotlight for the craftspeople who really make … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2018

FILMS Top Picks The Informant! – Netflix 8/1 mother! – Amazon and Hulu 8/26 This exclamation point-heavy selection includes two of the most underrated movies of the last decade. The former includes Matt Damon’s best performance (you heard me) as … Continue reading

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