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Streaming Picks: July 2020, Part 1

I’ll be doing a big preview of Peacock when/if they reveal a full list of what will be available at launch. This post will cover the Big Three (Netflix, Hulu, Prime). FILMS Top Picks The Films of Christopher Guest – … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2020

FILMS Top Picks Shirley – Hulu 6/5 First up is Neon’s Sundance hit, with another great performance from Elisabeth Moss. She plays horror author Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery,” “The Haunting”) in this fictional take on her life, one that’s a … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 May 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “New France” (B+) / series premiere “The Turtle King” (B) Not exactly my cup of tea, but this New World-set historical drama is well-acted and well-directed by David Slade (Hannibal). Its treatment of native characters is not … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2020, Part 1

I’ll be doing a big preview of HBO MAX when/if they reveal a full list of what will be available at launch. This post will cover the Big Three (Netflix, Hulu, Prime). FILMS Top Picks Inferno – Prime 5/1 Monster … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2020

While I originally had intended to come back next week with a special post, I decided to end my sabbatical a little early to bring y’all some streaming picks, seeing as many of us are still quarantined. Also, be sure … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2020

A shortened season hasn’t brought many surprises, but that doesn’t mean you should take many of these picks to the bank. BEST PICTURE 1917 Ford v Ferrari The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Joker Little Women Marriage Story Once upon a Time… … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: February 2020

FILMS Top Picks Good Time – Netflix 2/11 The Farewell – Prime 2/12 The Last Thing He Wanted – Netflix 2/21 Mister America – Hulu 2/13 For those whose first introduction to the Safdies was Uncut Gems, might I suggest … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2020

The hardest part of predicting this year, is that in just about every category, there are four locks or near-locks. But that fifth slot? There are anywhere from 3-10 likely candidates to take it. That means there are likely to … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

It was another strong year for TV, but as usual I gravitated toward comedy, which made some of these picks difficult, while trying to fill out the other categories was a challenge to find enough worthy candidates. Once again, I … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

It was even harder to craft a top 10 than usual, and that left a lot of shows in that next tier. So once again, I’ve expanded my honorable mentions to 14 episodes of shows that didn’t make the cut, … Continue reading

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