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What I Watched This Week: 26 Apr 2015

NEW SHOWS Brooklyn Nine-Nine – “AC/DC” (B) The great run is over, but there’s still plenty to love here. Peralta & Boyle make a great pair as always, but pairing Rosa and Holt together is a stroke of genius. Their … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 19 Apr 2015

NEW SHOWS Community – “Advanced Safety Features” (B+) I’m constantly amazed how consistently solid this season has been. This episode found an ingenious way to incorporate product placement AND give a chance for an old character to resurface without feeling … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 12 Apr 2015

NEW SHOWS Community – “Basic Email Security” (A-) Like “Mixology Certification,” this dark episode exposes a lot of the group’s resentments while managing to remain hilarious. This is the best episode Paget Brewster and Keith David have had thus far … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 5 Apr 2015

NEW SHOWS Community – “Laws of Robotics and Party Rights” (B+) A solid, if overly long episode. The line about the 14th Amendment provided the biggest laugh of the night and represents the kind of bold but nerdy joke that … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Mar 2015

NEW SHOWS Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (A) A terrifying exposé of the cult, which started out as the brainchild of a legitimately troubled sci-fi writer that now is a protected religion run by a sinister tyrant … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 22 Mar 2015

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Best Man” (B+) / season finale Tries to do a lot in a short amount of time, but it does it well. Danny’s cold feet don’t feel like backpedaling. It feels authentic. Marriage is … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Mar 2015

NEW SHOWS Brooklyn Nine-Nine – “Sabotage” (A-) Another in an increasing line of great episodes. Peralta thinks someone is sabotaging his career, which culminates in a positive drug test. The saboteur turns out to be guest star Chris Parnell, who’s even funnier … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: The Best Shows

Television hit a critical mass this year. Even as I entered my 15th month without a DVR, I still found it nearly impossible to keep up with all the good shows I kept hearing about, including shows I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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Best of the Decade… So Far – TV

It’s hard to believe the decade is half gone already. In these five years, I’ve graduated from college, moved back in with my parents, struck out on my own, and gotten married. And I’ve consumed a ridiculous amount of pop … Continue reading

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The Weekender: At ‘Calvary’

Movie of the Week Calvary John Michael McDonagh’s 2012 comedy The Guard is significantly underrated. His latest takes a blackly comic look at a devout but good-natured priest facing down a gang of ruthless thugs. Brendan Gleeson plays the good … Continue reading

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