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TV Recap: June 5-11, 2022

BINGEINGGrace and Frankie – Season 7, Part 2 (B+)No show was probably more impacted by COVID shutdowns than this long-running Netflix sitcom. With most of the stars in their 80s, strict protocols and a long break were truly essential. We … Continue reading

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TV Recap: May 29-June 4, 2022

NEW SHOWS AND SPECIALSNorm Macdonald: Nothing Special (A-)Though initially unpolished, this posthumous special shows Norm was sharp and hilarious right up until the end. I passed on hearing commentary from the likes of Dave Chappelle afterward, but the hourlong special … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2022

FILMSTop PicksBrazil – Peacock 6/1Paths of Glory – Paramount+ 6/1The Card Counter – HBO Max 6/10The Mist – Netflix 6/22Last month I focused on comedy’s because there was so much awfulness in the world. Well, guess what? Shit got worse! … Continue reading

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TV Recap: May 8-14, 2022

BINGEINGEvil – Season 2 (A- average)The show got even better in Season 2, even if there were times where I had no idea what was going on with Christine Lahti’s character. “S Is for Silence” immediately joins the pantheon of … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2022

FILMSTop PicksBlack Dynamite – Paramount+ 5/1Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Hulu 5/1Top Secret! – HBO Max 5/1Walk Hard – Peacock 5/1There’s a lot of awful shit going on in the world, so here’s four comedies that are guaranteed to make you … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Apr. 24-30, 2022

NEW SHOWSBarry – “Forgiving Jeff” (A) / season premiereIt’s six months later, and everyone seems to be on an upward trajectory, except for Barry and Gene. So it’s no surprise that their reunion is among the most thrilling and intense … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2022

FILMSTop PicksSaved! – Prime 4/1Spartan – HBO Max 4/1While there are some bonafide classics streaming this month, I wanted to highlight some underrated films from 2004. Saved! is a personal favorite, a gentle satire of Christian education that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2022

BEST PICTUREAnnetteThe Card CounterDrive My CarThe French DispatchLicorice PizzaMassNine DaysThe Power of the DogWest Side StoryThe Worst Person in the World BEST DIRECTORLeos Carax, AnnetteRyusuke Hamiguchi, Drive My CarWes Anderson, The French DispatchJane Campion, The Power of the DogSteven Spielberg, … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2022

NEW SHOWSKilling Eve – “Just Dunk Me” (B-) / season premiereIt’s more of the same, and clear the show should have ended already. But the banter is still snappy and the production design immaculate. And no other show would have … Continue reading

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