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Netflix Picks: May 2017

BEST BET – FILM War Machine – 5/26 Netflix’s biggest acquisition to date: A $60 million satire about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan starring Brad Pitt from the director of Animal Kingdom. It’s going to be really tricky to pull off, … 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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2016 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES The Americans (FX) Better Call Saul (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) House of Cards (Netflix) Mr. Robot (USA) Should win: The Americans Could win: Mr. Robot Will win: Game of Thrones Should have … Continue reading

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Emmy Voters, Don’t Forget About These Great Potential Nominees

With more shows and eligible nominees than ever before, a comprehensive Emmy guide like I’ve done in the past would take weeks to assemble. Ain’t nobody got time for that. Instead, I’ve opted to highlight the folks who may get … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks – March 2016

BEST BET – FILM Finders Keepers (2015) – 3/15 One of 2015’s hidden gems, this doc is about a true story that’s so crazy you might not believe it: A man buys a grill at an auction. Inside is another … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

As I mentioned in my top 10, there were simply too many shows to keep up with. So here are the honorable mentions for the year, which includes the finest hours of many merely very good shows, as well as … Continue reading

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2015 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) Orange is the New Black (Netflix) Should and could win: Orange is the New Black Will win: Mad … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on House of Cards Season 3

The latest season of House of Cards has been out on Netflix for two weeks now. Here’s what I thought of it. Tons of spoilers ahead. • I liked this season better than last season, which was an improvement over … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

As I mentioned previously, there was even more great TV than usual. So, as in years past, I’ve taken time to mention some shows that weren’t quite good enough on the whole to make my Top 10, but still turned … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2014: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) True Detective (HBO) Should and will win: Breaking Bad Could win: True Detective Should have been nominated: The Americans (FX) DRAMA … Continue reading

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