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2020 Emmy Picks: Limited Series and TV Movies

With virtually all FYC events canceled and almost all productions halted, voters theoretically have had a lot more time to see more shows. And with new rules regarding the number of nominees in each category (which I still don’t fully … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Albums

This is probably the last year I’m going to publish a list like this. A lot of new music hasn’t held much interest for me, as I’ve been far more into exploring all the great music of the past. So enjoy this … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

It was another strong year for TV, but as usual I gravitated toward comedy, which made some of these picks difficult, while trying to fill out the other categories was a challenge to find enough worthy candidates. Once again, I … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Shows

Trying to stem the tide of new and returning shows is impossible. There will always be so many shows that I wanted to watch but didn’t have the time for. So here are my top 10, with an expanded Honorable … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Dec 2019

NEW SHOWS Watchmen – “See How They Fly” (A-) / season finale An incredibly satisfying finale that of course can’t answer every possible question we have. Damon Lindelof stuck the landing on one of the best seasons of television ever. … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 8 Dec 2019

NEW SHOWS Watchmen – “A God Walks into Abar” (B+) Corny as hell, and I fell for it hook, line and sinker. Such an embrace of naked sentimentality will probably rub some viewers the wrong way, but it absolutely worked … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 1 Dec 2019

NEW SHOWS Watchmen – “An Almost Religious Awe” (A-) Flashbacks. Exposition dumps. A huge twist. Plenty of shows have done this to varying levels of success, but few have done it as gracefully as Watchmen. On any other show, the … 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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What I Watched This Week: 17 Nov 2019

NEW SHOWS Watchmen – “Little Fear of Lightning” (A) Tim Blake Nelson gets his chance to shine as this episode’s centerpiece, using exploration of his fears (some founded, some not) to explore the country’s fears after 11/2, showing no one’s … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 10 Nov 2019

NEW SHOWS Watchmen – “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own” (B+) As the season shifts into full procedural mode, it goes from astonishing to merely exceptional. Still, the show has plenty of awe-inspiring WTF moments, including whatever … Continue reading

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