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Oscar Guide 2017

BEST PICTURE Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Will win: La La Land Could win: Hidden Figures Should win: Moonlight Should have been here: Silence The skinny: … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2017

Of the nine Best Picture nominees this year, the only one I didn’t get around to was Fences, which I’m sure I’ll catch once it hits home video. This year, I’m including my picks for Documentary Feature, but I’ll abstain … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: February 2017

BEST BET – FILM Brazilian Western – 2/27 A festival favorite that could have easily been lost to time, this is great – if bleak – revenge thriller that ignites the screen. BEST BET – TV American Crime Story: The … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2017

Just like 2016 was a year of unease, I am not very uneasy about these picks. Several of these picks haven’t picked up the precursor nods that would typically foretell a sure-fire Oscar nomination. This is likely to be a … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

I realized that in my awards giving, I’ve neglected to highlight the best performances in years past. That changes with these highlights, in drama, comedy and limited series/made-for-TV movies. Best Actor and Actress in a Drama Series Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Shows

Everything I wrote last year about not having enough time to watch everything – the rapid expansion of “Peak TV” – got even worse in 2017. I have a tie on this list AND I’m capping my honorable mentions at … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 9 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Nurses’ Strike” (B+) Even though it introduces a new love interest, which I’m kind of dreading, this is another consistently funny episode. Mindy is MVP of her own show again, with killer lines about … Continue reading

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2016 Emmy Predictions: Limited Series and Specials

LIMITED SERIES American Crime (ABC) Fargo (FX) The Night Manager (AMC) The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX) Roots (History) Should and will win: The People v. O.J. Simpson Could win: Fargo Should have been nominated: Show Me a Hero (HBO) … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 11 Sept 2016

NEW SHOWS Atlanta – “Go for Broke” (A-) I don’t want to overrate this episode, especially for a show so new. But this feels like an episode I’ll come back to quite a bit. Nothing much happens per se, but … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 4 Sept 2016

NEW SHOWS Atlanta “The Big Bang” (A-) / series premiere “Streets on Lock” (B+) An extremely confident pilot, followed by an extremely baffling follow-up (which I also loved). It’s early, but I doubt any new show this fall will live … Continue reading

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