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What I Watched This Week: 7 Oct 2018

NEW SHOWS This Is Us – “Katie Girls” (A-) I didn’t quite love Kate’s anesthesia hallucinations, but any time the show focused on the fundamental decency of Jack, it becomes one of my favorite things on TV. And look at … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 Sep 2018

NEW SHOWS It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – “The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot” (B+) No mere retread, this is one of the show’s smartest dumb episodes, commenting on everything from the very nature of all-lady reboots, to profiting off … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Limited

LIMITED SERIES The Alienist (TNT) The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX) Genius: Picasso (National Geographic) Godless (Netflix) Patrick Melrose (Showtime) Could win: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Should and will win: Godless Should have … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 9 Sep 2018

NEW SHOWS It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – “The Gang Escapes” (B-) Some funny moments, but Dee’s side-quest is almost too disturbing to glean any humor out of it. BINGEING The Good Place – Season 2 (A average) My rewatch confirms … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES The Americans (FX) The Crown (Netflix) Game of Thrones (HBO) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Stranger Things (Netflix) This Is Us (NBC) Westworld (HBO) Could win: Game of Thrones Should win: The Americans Will win: The Handmaid’s Tale Should … Continue reading

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIES Atlanta (FX) Barry (HBO) Black-ish (ABC) Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) GLOW (Netflix) The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon) Silicon Valley (HBO) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) Could win: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Should win: Barry Will win: Atlanta Should have … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2018

FILMS Top Picks Adaptation – Hulu 9/1 Chinatown – Prime 9/1 Hold the Dark – Netflix 9/28 The first two are great films that got nominated for quite a few Oscars in their day. The former contains the best performance Nicolas … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 19 Aug 2018

NEW SHOWS Sharp Objects – “Falling” (A) A devastating penultimate episode, as Camille’s history of bad decisions leads her to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Richard comes away with more questions than answers digging into Camille’s … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 5 Aug 2018

NEW SHOWS Sharp Objects – “Closer” (A-) Calhoun Day was wholly invented for the show, but it’s a grand showcase for everything we’ve learned about Wind Gap so far, but also as tipping point for the characters, especially the trio … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 22 Jul 2018

NEW SHOWS Sharp Objects – “Fix” (A-) Finally nails its tone and style, giving us more insight into more characters, especially Amma, who’s certainly the most fascinating of them all. [That character’s] death is the most devastating since Phoebe on … Continue reading

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