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What I Watched This Week: 21 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “I Want to Know” (A-) / season finale About as satisfying is possible, though of course the final shot is a tantalizing tease for an as-yet-unannounced Season 3. This season definitely had some issues, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “The Bad Mother” (B+) I’m firmly on Team Celeste after that part of the trial. Denis O’Hare gives an all-time evil lawyer performance as Mary Louise’s counsel. But all the ladies are on the … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “Kill Me” (A) “You’re drowning,” Bonnie’s mom tells her as she emerges from her coma. She’s not the only one. As Celeste and Jane try to find some normalcy with their recently suspended boys, … Continue reading

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2019 Emmy Picks: Limited Series and TV Movies

I have some time this summer, so I’m resurrecting this series where I try to predict who will be the nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards. With a lot of last year’s nominees ineligible, in theory it will be easy … Continue reading

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2019 Emmy Picks: Drama

I have some time this summer, so I’m resurrecting this series where I try to predict who will be the nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards. With a lot of last year’s nominees ineligible, in theory it will be easy … Continue reading

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2019 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

I have some time this summer, so I’m resurrecting this series where I try to predict who will be the nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards. With a lot of last year’s nominees ineligible, in theory it will be easy … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 Jun 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “She Knows” (A-) As the women try to find some sense of normalcy while everything is falling apart, things go from bad to worse for all of them. But the biggest twist is that … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 Jun 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “The End of the World” (A-) The title is both literal and metaphorical, as the parents get in an uproar over the doom-and-gloom climate change curriculum at their kids’ school, and all the worlds … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 Jun 2019

BINGEING Deadwood – Season 2 (A- average) The show takes a leap as the consequences of everyone’s actions come to pass. Ian McShane cements his performance of Al Swearengen in the pantheon of great TV performances, even though (or especially … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 9 Jun 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “What Have They Done?” (B+) / season premiere It has been two years, so I suppose some re-introductions are necessary. But the show will only get better and deeper as the season goes along. … Continue reading

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