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Emmy Predictions 2022: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Will win: SuccessionCould win: Squid GameShould win: Better Call SaulShould have been nominated: Evil (Paramount+) The skinny: The winner will come down to how long voters’ … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2022: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESDopesick (Hulu)The Dropout (Hulu)Inventing Anna (Netflix)Pam & Tommy (Hulu)The White Lotus (HBO) Will and should win: The White LotusCould win: The DropoutShould have been nominated: Under the Banner of Heaven (Hulu) The skinny: Spring 2022 brought us a glut … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2022

FILMSTop PicksPetite Maman – Hulu 9/6The Last Duel – Hulu 9/14The Outfit – Prime 9/16Ambulance – Prime 9/30House of Gucci – Paramount+ 9/30This month I’m spotlighting some movies from the last year you might have missed. While your mileage may … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Aug. 21-27, 2022

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “Mrs. McRoberts Is Dead” (B+) / season premiereFelt very reminiscent of Breaking Bad, in that the writers have painted themselves into a corner, then have to figure a way out of it. The first … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – August 2021

I’m not going in-depth this time because only – checks notes – one potential Best Picture nominee has come out so far. So enjoy the mystery for now. BEST PICTUREArmageddon TimeAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonBardoEmpire of LightEverything Everywhere All at … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2022

FILMSTop PickLicorice Pizza – Prime 8/5One of 2021’s best and most prickly films is now widely available, for good and for ill. Paul Thomas Anderson’s sunny coming-of-age comedy is a joy to watch, though outrage-minded viewers will find plenty to … Continue reading

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TV Recap: July 24-30, 2022

BINGEINGThe Staircase (A- average)During this mostly excellent limited series, I was reminded of Barbet Schroeder’s Reversal of Fortune, another true crime story in which the defendant is such a duplicitous snake that it’s mostly clear that he isn’t responsible for … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Potential surprises:Bridgerton (Netflix) – 1 nominationThe Gilded Age (HBO) – new showPachinko (AppleTV+) – new showThis Is Us (NBC) – 4 nominationsYellowstone (Paramount Network) – never … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESAbbott Elementary (ABC)Atlanta (FX)Barry (HBO)Hacks (HBO Max)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime)Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+)What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Potential surprises:The Afterparty (AppleTV+) – new showblack-ish (ABC) – 4 nominationsCobra Kai (Netflix) – 1 … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESDopesick (Hulu)The Dropout (Hulu)Maid (Netflix)Station Eleven (HBO Max)The White Lotus (HBO) Potential surprises:Gaslit (Starz)The Girl from Plainville (Hulu)Impeachment: American Crime Story (FX)Inventing Anna (Netflix)The Offer (Paramount+)Pam & Tommy (Hulu)The Staircase (HBO Max)Under the Banner of Heaven (FX)We Own This … Continue reading

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