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What I Watched This Week: 4 Oct 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “What I Know” (A) / season finale A jam-packed finale that could serve as a fitting series closer. Its emotional beats are earned and its “girl power” moment is a million times more effective (and violent) … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker” (B+)Felt a bit too on-the-nose, but it’s not the show’s fault the real world is run by white supremacists trying to start a race war. CURRENT SHOWSThe Boys – “The Bloody Doors … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 13 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “We Gotta Go Now” (A)Homelander was terrifying on his own. But now that he’s teamed up with Stormfront, that’s white supremacist terrorism with superpowers. Yikes.

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What I Watched This Week: 6 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “Over the Hill with the Swords of a Thousand Men” (A)A deeply fucked-up hour-plus, as some characters get a brief moment of tenderness before having the rug pulled out from under them again. Few, if any, … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2020

FILMSTop Picks The Bank Job – Hulu and Prime 9/1 I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Netflix 9/4 If you haven’t seen Roger Donaldson’s excellent heist movie, it’s a hidden gem. And it’s a bit smarter than your typical Jason … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2020

FILMS Top Picks ’71 – Hulu 8/1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Netflix 8/1 Inception – Prime 8/1 One of my favorite quarantine watches thus far was ’71, a harrowing thriller about a British officer left behind after … 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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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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Streaming Picks: July 2019

FILMS Top Picks Under the Silver Lake – Prime 7/1 Drop Dead Gorgeous – Hulu 7/5 Apollo 11 – Hulu 7/20 Inglourious Basterds – Netflix 7/22 It’s actually an incredible month for movies on streaming platforms this month, which is … Continue reading

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