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2010s in Review: The Best Television Moments

There were many great moments this decade, but the ones highlighted here tend to oscillate between wildly funny and greatly disturbing, sometimes at the same time. These scenes and descriptions may contain major spoilers. You’ve been warned. Onion SportsDome – … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: December 2019

FILMS Top Picks Malcolm X – Netflix 12/1 The Last Black Man in San Francisco – Prime 12/5 Marriage Story – Netflix 12/6 Wild Rose – Hulu 12/16 Malcolm X is an increasingly rare great movie added to Netflix. Spike … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2019, Part 1

With two new streaming services launching this month, I figured I’d break this preview out into two parts. The first will cover the usual services (Netflix, Hulu, Prime) and the second will cover Disney+ and AppleTV+. December will be back … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – 13 Oct 2019

BEST PICTURE 1917 The Farewell Ford v. Ferrari The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Just Mercy Marriage Story Once upon a Time in Hollywood Queen and Slim Falling off: The Goldfinch, The Laundromat, Little Women Rising star: The Two Popes The skinny: … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: October 2019

It’s an extremely jam-packed month, so let’s dive in. FILMS Top Picks High Life – Prime 10/3 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – Netflix 10/11 The Laundromat – Netflix 10/18 Dolemite Is My Name – Netflix 10/25 Amazing Grace … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Sep 2019

NEW SHOWS The Righteous Gemstones – “Interlude” (A-) A crazy ’80s fever dream of an episode, one that doesn’t have many laughs. But it contextualizes every character and relationship effectively. I’m no Sugarland fan, but Jennifer Nettles is extraordinary as … Continue reading

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Emmy Guide 2019: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIES Barry (HBO) Fleabag (Prime) The Good Place (NBC) The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime) Russian Doll (Netflix) Schitt’s Creek (Pop) Veep (HBO) Could win: Barry Should win: Fleabag Will win: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel  Should have been nominated: American … Continue reading

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Emmy Guide 2019: Limited Series and TV Movies

LIMITED SERIES Chernobyl (HBO) Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) Fosse/Verdon (FX) Sharp Objects (HBO) When They See Us (Netflix) Could win and should win: Chernobyl Will win: When They See Us Should have been nominated: True Detective (HBO) The skinny: Almost … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2019

FILMS Top Picks Kicking and Screaming – Hulu and Prime 9/4 Ravenous – Hulu 9/1 Mouse Hunt – Prime 9/30 Superbad – Netflix 9/1 The world is literally on fire, so I’m recommending comedies to take your mind off that … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2019

FILMS Top Picks The Fifth Element – Prime 8/31 Idiocracy – Hulu 8/1 Jupiter Ascending – Netflix 8/1 The Amazing Johnathan Documentary – Hulu 8/16 It’s an all sci-fi month here, each offering something different. The Fifth Element is a … Continue reading

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