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What I Watched This Week: 26 Jul 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Six” (A-) The show’s best episode yet, with dramatic reveals and a new ally. Matthew Rhys and Juliet Rylance continue to be terrific. Muppets Now – “Due Date” (B-) / series premiere Certainly cute, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Two” (B+) The show snaps into focus in its second episode, which brings in Tatiana Maslany’s mysterious preacher, Chris Chalk’s dutiful beat cop, as well as some gruesome World War I flashbacks. The show … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “Buttermilk” (A-) “The Wobble” (B+) Our bounty hunters find their man, revealing fresh new horrors. A rescue attempt for Rene and Father Gabriel goes horribly awry, setting the stage for showdown between the Irouqois and the French … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 3 May 2020

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Warrin’ Priests, Part 2” (B-) A lackluster ending to a promising episode. The Bible verse showdown and megachurch gags were pretty good, though. Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill (B) Exactly what I’ve come to expect … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 26 Apr 2020

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Warrin’ Priests, Part 1” (B+) Pete Holmes arrives as writer and guest star in this two-parter about a more tolerant minister who comes to Springfield and wins the souls of many of its inhabitants, forcing … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 24 Nov 2019

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Thanksgiving of Horror” (B+) More bonkers and scary than the last several years of Halloween specials, this holiday special was a pleasant surprise. Watchmen – “This Extraordinary Being” (A) Radically reinvents the superhero origin in just … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2019, Part 2

With two new streaming services launching this month, I figured I’d break this preview out into two parts. The first covered the usual services (Netflix, Hulu, Prime) and this post will cover Disney+ and AppleTV+. December will be back to … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 20 Oct 2019

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “Treehouse of Horror XXX” (B) I actually enjoyed each of the segments, even as I acknowledge this will never be as good as the old days. Put another way: I only rolled my eyes once … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 17 Feb 2019

NEW SHOWS The Simpsons – “The Clown Stays in the Picture” (B+) A funny diversion episode, where we learn of Krusty’s ignominious time as a director of a sci-fi epic, during which Homer and Marge served as grunts. It’s a … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Jan 2019

NEW SHOWS Crashing – “The Temple Gig” (A) Another lovely start to the season. Pete finds new love at a clothing store, and they get to know each other (and each other’s bodies) over the course of one magical day. … Continue reading

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