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What I Watched This Week: 18 Oct 2020

NEW SHOWSSaturday Night Live – “Issa Rae/Justin Bieber” (B-)A bit of a mixed bag. Nothing was outright terrible, and it did feature the best cold open of the season so far. Weekend Update has been on fire, too. Kyle Mooney’s … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: October 2020

FILMSTop PicksA Knight’s Tale – Prime 10/1The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Netflix 10/16 Bad Hair – Hulu 10/23 First up is one of the most rewatchable movies of the 21st Century, a rousing period comedy about jousting. Sure, … Continue reading

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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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Emmy Guide 2020: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESCurb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) Dead to Me (Netflix)The Good Place (NBC)Insecure (HBO)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime)Schitt’s Creek (Pop) What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Should and will win: Schitt’s Creek Could win: The Marvelous Mrs. … Continue reading

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Emmy Guide 2020: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC)The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Killing Eve (BBC America)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Ozark (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix) Succession (HBO) Should win: Better Call SaulCould win: OzarkWill win: Succession Should have been nominated: Mindhunter (Netflix) The skinny: Even … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2020

FILMSTop Picks The Bank Job – Hulu and Prime 9/1 I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Netflix 9/4 If you haven’t seen Roger Donaldson’s excellent heist movie, it’s a hidden gem. And it’s a bit smarter than your typical Jason … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 Aug 2020

CURRENT SHOWS & SPECIALSMiddleditch & Schwartz (A average) Some of the most deeply inspired lunacy I’ve ever seen on screen. Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) join forces to make long-form improv. There are a million … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2020

FILMS Top Picks ’71 – Hulu 8/1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Netflix 8/1 Inception – Prime 8/1 One of my favorite quarantine watches thus far was ’71, a harrowing thriller about a British officer left behind after … 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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2020 Emmy Picks: Drama

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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