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Streaming Picks: July 2020, Part 1

I’ll be doing a big preview of Peacock when/if they reveal a full list of what will be available at launch. This post will cover the Big Three (Netflix, Hulu, Prime). FILMS Top Picks The Films of Christopher Guest – … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 21 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter One” (B) / limited series premiere I’m intrigued but not quite hooked. It’s got great atmosphere and a great cast, but it’s not quite there yet. CURRENT SHOWS Barkskins “Bees in a Bottle” (B-) … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 14 Jun 2020

BINGEING What We Do in the Shadows – Season 2 (A- average) Even better than its hilarious first season, featuring several of my biggest laughs of the year so far.

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What I Watched This Week: 1 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “The Sugared Plum” (B+) “The Law of Two” (B+) The show gets a tick better as the characters’ treacherous intentions come into focus. Everyone’s got a secret, and everyone’s got a scheme. That should keep things interesting … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2020

FILMS Top Picks Shirley – Hulu 6/5 First up is Neon’s Sundance hit, with another great performance from Elisabeth Moss. She plays horror author Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery,” “The Haunting”) in this fictional take on her life, one that’s a … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 May 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “New France” (B+) / series premiere “The Turtle King” (B) Not exactly my cup of tea, but this New World-set historical drama is well-acted and well-directed by David Slade (Hannibal). Its treatment of native characters is not … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 17 May 2020

NEW SHOWS Community – “Cooperative Polygraphy: Live Table Read” (A) Everything I wanted from the Parks and Rec special I got here. A joyful, hilarious reunion that uses one of the show’s all-time best scripts into a seamless recreation, with plenty … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 10 May 2020

NEW SHOWS Mrs. America – “Bella” (A) By focusing on Bella Abzug (Margo Martindale), the show hones in on the dangers of compromise. Often times compromise can be beneficial. But make too many concessions and your movement gets watered down … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 3 May 2020

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Warrin’ Priests, Part 2” (B-) A lackluster ending to a promising episode. The Bible verse showdown and megachurch gags were pretty good, though. Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill (B) Exactly what I’ve come to expect … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2020, Part 1

I’ll be doing a big preview of HBO MAX when/if they reveal a full list of what will be available at launch. This post will cover the Big Three (Netflix, Hulu, Prime). FILMS Top Picks Inferno – Prime 5/1 Monster … Continue reading

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