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Streaming Picks: April 2021

FILMSTop PicksBringing Up Baby – HBO Max 4/1 My Cousin Vinny – Prime 4/1 Rush – Netflix 4/16 Baby’s Day Out – Disney+ 4/23 It seems like we could all use some laughs and some excitement. The first two films … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 19 Jul 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Five” (A-) The show finally kicks into high gear as Mason steps into the shoes of E.B., passing the bar through some less than ethical means to take over as attorney for Emily Dodson. … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Television Shows

There was more TV to consume than ever before, with networks taking creative risks just to get into the original content game (and famously one tech company blowing a lot of money to save one beloved cult show). The ride for … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Television Performances, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here. DUOS The Americans – Matthew Rhys & Keri Russell Two people devoted to each other but with loyalties to different countries, it ripped them apart but kept them … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 4 Feb 2018

NEW SHOWS Crashing – “Porter Got HBO” (A-) The funniest and most important episode of the season, with Pete finally realizing he’s stuck in an insanity spiral: doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. He’s leaving … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 22 Jan 2017

NEW SHOWS Saturday Night Live – “Aziz Ansari/Big Sean” (A-) While no sketches will be considered all-timers, this is one of the most remarkably consistent episodes of SNL that I can remember. Absolutely no dud sketches, a terrific monologue and at … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Leland Breakfast Is the Miracle Worker” (A-) The best episode of Season Five yet, even though it’s utterly ridiculous. Jack Davenport (the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise) is stupendous as the egotistical British thespian who … 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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2013 in Review: The Best Shows

What a year for TV. I watched more of it than ever but, as you’ll see at the bottom, there was so much I couldn’t even get to. Such is the embarrassment of riches we have on our TVs, tablets … Continue reading

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Reactionary Tale: Emmy Nominations 2013

I watched more TV than ever, which left me more vulnerable to the Emmys’ penchant for snubbing great shows and performances in favor of the same ol’, same ol’. Even so, there were still plenty of surprises. Here are my … Continue reading

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