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Emmy Guide 2020: Limited Series and TV Movies

LIMITED SERIESLittle Fires Everywhere (Hulu)Mrs. America (Hulu)Unbelievable (Netflix) Unorthodox (Netflix)Watchmen (HBO) Should and will win: WatchmenCould win: Mrs. AmericaShould have been nominated: Briarpatch (USA) The skinny: It’s not quite Watchmen all the way down. (We’ll get to that in a … Continue reading

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2020 Emmy Picks: Limited Series and TV Movies

With virtually all FYC events canceled and almost all productions halted, voters theoretically have had a lot more time to see more shows. And with new rules regarding the number of nominees in each category (which I still don’t fully … 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: April 2020

While I originally had intended to come back next week with a special post, I decided to end my sabbatical a little early to bring y’all some streaming picks, seeing as many of us are still quarantined. Also, be sure … Continue reading

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