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2020 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY SERIESSchitt’s CreekThe four principle cast members finally got their due, each picking up an acting Emmy. But the show had a full bench of brilliant performers, including the always hilarious Chris Elliott as Mayor Roland … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: The Best Shows

Even with the hypothetical “more time” we had to watch TV this year – given that we were confined to our homes and many new shows halted production – it still never felt like “catching up” was possible. So here … Continue reading

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Emmy Guide 2020: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESCurb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) Dead to Me (Netflix)The Good Place (NBC)Insecure (HBO)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime)Schitt’s Creek (Pop) What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Should and will win: Schitt’s Creek Could win: The Marvelous Mrs. … Continue reading

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2020 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

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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What I Watched This Week: 14 Jun 2020

BINGEING What We Do in the Shadows – Season 2 (A- average) Even better than its hilarious first season, featuring several of my biggest laughs of the year so far.

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What I Watched This Week: 1 Jun 2020

NEW SHOWS Barkskins “The Sugared Plum” (B+) “The Law of Two” (B+) The show gets a tick better as the characters’ treacherous intentions come into focus. Everyone’s got a secret, and everyone’s got a scheme. That should keep things interesting … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movie Moments

Of the hundreds of movies I watched this decade, these moments were the ones that I remember the most. 22 Jump Street – Slam poetry Annihilation – Bear attack Baby Driver – Opening chase The Big Sick – The 9/11 … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movies, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three-part series. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Even with making a Top 50, there were still a lot of movies I loved but didn’t quite make the cut. And even though … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Funniest Movies

When it comes to comedy, I can appreciate any style with any level of depth. While there may have been better-crafted comedies this decade, these were the 10 (well, 11) that made me laugh the most and the hardest. 21 … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: The Best Films

Even more than usual, 2015 proved especially hard to narrow down to 10 films. I wouldn’t call this the best film year of the decade so far. But there were so many movies that were very good, but not quite all-timers, … Continue reading

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