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Emmy Guide 2020: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC)The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Killing Eve (BBC America)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Ozark (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix) Succession (HBO) Should win: Better Call SaulCould win: OzarkWill win: Succession Should have been nominated: Mindhunter (Netflix) The skinny: Even … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 Aug 2020

REWATCHThe Simpsons – Season 5 (A- average)Fewer absolute classics this season, but still in the middle of the show’s prime. “Cape Feare” remains the show’s best Sideshow Bob episode.

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What I Watched This Week: 16 Aug 2020

BINGEING Jonny Quest – Season 1 (B)Only occasionally as fun as I remembered it, and a lot more racist than I remembered it. But when it’s at it’s best, it’s exhilarating, and I was a kid again. The Singing Detective … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 26 Jul 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Six” (A-) The show’s best episode yet, with dramatic reveals and a new ally. Matthew Rhys and Juliet Rylance continue to be terrific. Muppets Now – “Due Date” (B-) / series premiere Certainly cute, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Two” (B+) The show snaps into focus in its second episode, which brings in Tatiana Maslany’s mysterious preacher, Chris Chalk’s dutiful beat cop, as well as some gruesome World War I flashbacks. The show … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “Buttermilk” (A-) “The Wobble” (B+) Our bounty hunters find their man, revealing fresh new horrors. A rescue attempt for Rene and Father Gabriel goes horribly awry, setting the stage for showdown between the Irouqois and the French … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Thanks’ but no thanks

IN THEATERS: Prisoners (R) Starring Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, Jake Gyllenhaal Written by Aaron Guzikowski Directed by Denis Villeneuve This is the first movie of the fall that even looks worth a damn. If it’s on the right side of … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Sea’ of Love

IN THEATERS: Elysium* (R) Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp Though not quite as sharp in its satire as it could have been, and certainly not as daringly original as District 9, this … Continue reading

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