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What I Watched This Week: 15 Jul 2018

NEW SHOWS Sharp Objects – “Dirt” (B) A solid episode that furthers the plot, but the show still needs to figure out what it exactly it wants to be. Who Is America? – “101” (B-) / series premiere Surprisingly unfunny for … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 8 Jul 2018

NEW SHOWS Sharp Objects – “Vanish” (B+) / series premiere We’ve seen a lot of this before, but it’s still done very well. Has a lot of issues typical of pilots (even though this was ordered straight-to-series), but still holds … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 Jun 2018

NEW SHOWS Westworld – “The Passenger” (B+) / season finale I’m past the point of caring about these characters, and with all the deaths it seems the show might be as well. Of course, Season 3 could just bring everyone … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 17 Jun 2018

NEW SHOWS Westworld – “Vanishing Point” (B+) A tragic turn of events for some of the series’ darkest characters, but they brought it on themselves. The Handmaid’s Tale – “The Last Ceremony” (A) Perhaps the series’ most devastating episode yet, with … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 10 Jun 2018

CURRENT SHOWS Westworld – “Les Ecorches” (B+) Wow. It’s almost like this show is better when it’s blowing stuff up and not exploring bullshit philosophy about what it means to be human.

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What I Watched This Week: 27 May 2018

NEW SHOWS Westworld – “Phase Space” (B) Several “oh shit” moments, but doesn’t add up to much. I think the show is better when it doesn’t try to cut between all five-ish storylines. Legion – “Chapter 17” (B) Jean Smart … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 20 May 2018

NEW SHOWS Saturday Night Live – “Tina Fey/Nicki Minaj” (B-) / season finale Maybe it’s just me, but I expect something more from my alumni returning to host, and from my finales. This felt like a very half-assed episode to me. … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 13 May 2018

NEW SHOWS Saturday Night Live – “Amy Schumer/Kacey Musgraves” (B+) A solid episode with no dud sketches is rare enough, but this was just consistently funny, with “The Day You Were Born” and “Graduation 2018” proving to be some of … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 6 May 2018

NEW SHOWS Saturday Night Live – “Donald Glover/Childish Gambino” (B) I was greatly anticipating this episode, not only because Glover is such a creative force on Atlanta, but also because he has improv experience with Derrick Comedy (featuring SNL alumnus … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Apr 2018

NEW SHOWS Brooklyn Nine-Nine – “Bachelor/ette Party” (A) One of the most joyous episodes of the season, with a Die Hard-themed scavenger hunt for Jake and a drunken encounter with an old one-night stand for Amy. Plus, Drunk Holt in … Continue reading

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