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Netflix Picks: June 2017

BEST BET – FILM Okja – 6/28 God bless Netflix. No, really. Who else would bankroll an environmental satire/kid-creature buddy movie from Bong Joon Ho? While booed at Cannes – mostly for its “They’re killing the theatrical experience!” B.S. – … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: June 2016

BEST BET – FILM Spotlight (2015) – 6/22 This year’s Best Picture winner is a knockout, with a stellar cast that, for most of its runtime, steers away from grandstanding and focuses on the victims of this unspeakable tragedy and … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2014: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) True Detective (HBO) Should and will win: Breaking Bad Could win: True Detective Should have been nominated: The Americans (FX) DRAMA … Continue reading

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Reactionary Tale: Emmy Nominations 2014

Procrastination got the better of me, and I never got around to posting my picks for this year’s ceremony, though I would have been dead on in several categories from my notes. But there’s still plenty to be excited and … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Oct 2013

NEW SHOWS: Key & Peele – Season 3, Episode 7 (B+) A Halloween-themed episode means the sketches try a little too hard to have a spooky connection, but as always, the majority are brilliant. Grey’s Anatomy – “Thriller” (C-) There’s … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Sept 2013

NEW SHOWS: Breaking Bad – “Felina” (A) / series finale A fitting ending, even if we’ll be debating it for years to come. It’s cathartic and impressive and great finale for one of the greatest shows of all time. Read … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2013: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) Should and could win: Breaking Bad Will win: Game of Thrones Should have been nominated: The Americans (FX) DRAMA … Continue reading

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