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2019 in Review: The Best and Worst Movies

After many delays – some of which were my fault, some of which were beyond my control – I present to you the best and worst films of 2019. 10. Give Me Liberty (dir. Kirill Mikhanovsky) If you haven’t heard … Continue reading

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Reactions to the 2020 Oscar Nominations

Biggest Snubs (in order from most to least egregious) 1. Us – Actress There was one acting nomination for a person of color (Cynthia Erivo), so technically it’s not an all-white line-up. Still, it’s pathetic, specially when they had the … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2020

The hardest part of predicting this year, is that in just about every category, there are four locks or near-locks. But that fifth slot? There are anywhere from 3-10 likely candidates to take it. That means there are likely to … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

It was another strong year for TV, but as usual I gravitated toward comedy, which made some of these picks difficult, while trying to fill out the other categories was a challenge to find enough worthy candidates. Once again, I … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Comedy Shows and Specials

While there was no shortage of stand-up specials in 2019 (and not just on Netflix!), there weren’t enough I loved to list five. So I expanded the criteria a bit to include some extremely clever sketch comedy and parody for … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

It was even harder to craft a top 10 than usual, and that left a lot of shows in that next tier. So once again, I’ve expanded my honorable mentions to 14 episodes of shows that didn’t make the cut, … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Shows

Trying to stem the tide of new and returning shows is impossible. There will always be so many shows that I wanted to watch but didn’t have the time for. So here are my top 10, with an expanded Honorable … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: January 2020

Since the three services I highlight dwarf any other service (including Disney+) in terms of subscribers, I’m going to keep focusing on those three for now. FILMS Top Picks The Master – Netflix 1/14 The Bellboy – Prime and Hulu … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movie Moments

Of the hundreds of movies I watched this decade, these moments were the ones that I remember the most. 22 Jump Street – Slam poetry Annihilation – Bear attack Baby Driver – Opening chase The Big Sick – The 9/11 … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movies, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three-part series. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Even with making a Top 50, there were still a lot of movies I loved but didn’t quite make the cut. And even though … Continue reading

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