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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – September 2021

BEST PICTUREBelfast CODADon’t Look UpHouse of GucciThe Humans King RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the Dog The Tragedy of Macbeth The skinny: The Academy finally did the right thing and pushed the number of nominees in this category back to … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Drama

DRAMA SERIESThe Boys (Prime)Bridgerton (Netflix)The Crown (Netflix)The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Lovecraft Country (HBO)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Pose (FX)This Is Us (NBC) Will win: The CrownCould win: The Handmaid’s TaleShould win: The Boys Should have been here: Perry Mason (HBO) The skinny: This is … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESI May Destroy You (HBO)Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)The Underground Railroad (Prime)WandaVision (Disney+) Will and should win: Mare of EasttownCould win: The Queen’s Gambit Should have been here: Fargo (FX) The skinny: It’s a coin-flip for which … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 5 Sep 2021

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs – “Hunting” (A)Another standout episode that focuses on one character, deepening our understanding appreciation of that one, while expanding the world and its complex emotions. What We Do in the Shadows – “Gail” (A-)The first half feels … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2021

FILMSTop PicksThe Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2 – HBO Max 9/1 Grosse Pointe Blank – Hulu 9/1 Heist – Prime 9/1 Worth – Netflix 9/3You can get spooky season started early with Sam Raimi’s horror masterpieces. The original is … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 8 Aug 2021

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs“Fuckin’ Rez Dogs” (B+) / series premiere“NDN Clinic” (A)One of the strongest debuts of the year. This is a show with a deep sense of place, its own sense of humor and actors who truly seem to know … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2021

FILMSTop PicksMagnolia – Netflix 8/1Princess Cyd – Hulu 8/5 Mrs. Doubtfire – Disney+ 8/6Homeroom – Hulu 8/12 Reminiscence – HBO Max 8/21Annette – Prime 8/20It feels like it’s been forever since Netflix added a bona fide classic from the 20th … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESFargo (FX) Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)Small Axe (Prime) The Underground Railroad (Prime) Potential surprises:The Comey Rule (Showtime) The Good Lord Bird (Showtime) I May Destroy You (HBO)It’s a Sin (HBO Max) The Undoing (HBO) WandaVision (Disney+) … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Drama

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. DRAMA … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: July 2021

FILMSTop PicksThe Conversation – Hulu 7/1No Sudden Move – HBO Max 7/1 Rear Window – Prime 7/1 Summer of Soul – Hulu 7/2 The Empty Man – HBO Max 7/17 This is honestly one of the greatest movie months I’ve … Continue reading

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