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2017 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

The (ultimately meaningless) struggle of Peak TV got even worse this year. Even with this now annual inclusion of 10 stand-out achievements that didn’t make my top 10, I still didn’t have a place for shows I enjoyed watching, including … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 10 Dec 2017

NEW SHOWS Brooklyn Nine-Nine “Game Night” (A) “The Favor” (B+) The first is a heartwarming continuation of Rosa’s revelation in the season-best “99,” with her struggle to come out as bisexual to her parents. It’s Jake at his most decent, … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: December 2017

A programming note: This will be the final appearance of this column, as I plan to focus on a wider variety of streaming options beginning in 2018. TOP PICK – FILM Bright – 12/22 David Ayer has been hit or … Continue reading

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2017 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC) The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) House of Cards (Netflix) Stranger Things (Netflix) This Is Us (NBC) Westworld (HBO) Could win: The Crown Should win: Stranger Things Will win: This Is Us Should … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

I realized that in my awards giving, I’ve neglected to highlight the best performances in years past. That changes with these highlights, in drama, comedy and limited series/made-for-TV movies. Best Actor and Actress in a Drama Series Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

Even by including this list, I only scratched the surface of what I watched, which barely scratched the surface of the veritable buffet of options I could have partaken of this year. 70th Tony Awards So maybe “Love is love … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: November 2016

BEST BET – FILM Boyhood (2014) – 11/25 Richard Linklater’s magnum opus finally got the Criterion treatment earlier this year. But if you need to save some money, you can revisit his coming-of-age epic here. BEST BET – TV The … Continue reading

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