Category Archives: Previews

Streaming Picks: February 2024

All titles premiere on the first of the month, unless otherwise noted. FILMTop PickPast Lives – Paramount+ with Showtime 2/2The Best Picture nominee has gotten rave reviews for more than a year now, but still has been seen by far … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2024

BEST PICTUREAmerican FictionAnatomy of a FallBarbieThe HoldoversKillers of the Flower MoonMaestroOppenheimerPast LivesPoor ThingsThe Zone of Interest Dark Horse: The Color PurpleLong Shot: AirTotal Shock: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse The skinny: These 10 have been in place for a while now. … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2023: Drama

Every award will come down to Succession vs. The Last of Us or Succession vs. The White Lotus. I think the saga of the Roys will wipe the floor with the video game adaptation. But its battle against the unhappy … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2023: Comedy, Variety and Talk

COMEDY SERIESAbbott Elementary (ABC)Barry (HBO)The Bear (Hulu)Jury Duty (freevee)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+)Wednesday (Netflix) Will and should win: The BearCould win: Ted LassoShould have been nominated: Reservation Dogs (Hulu) The skinny: It’s … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2023: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

The delay to January was necessary because of the strikes, but now this awards show feels even more like an afterthought. As such, I’m not going in-depth with these categories. It’s looking mostly like a Beef sweep, except in the … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: January 2024

All titles premiere on the first of the month, unless otherwise noted. FILMTop PickCinema Paradiso – Paramount+If you care about movies, love or history, this Italian Oscar-winner is an absolute must-see. New ReleasesPlan 75 – Criterion ChannelSociety of the Snow … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks: December 2023

The picture’s starting to come into focus. Both New York and L.A. critics have given out their awards, and the newly revamped Golden Globes have revealed their nominees. Both of these are imperfect precursors, but they have shown who’s up … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: December 2023

And so another year comes to a close, and with it, this current format. Starting in 2024, I’m hoping to get even more curatorial, focusing on just the best stuff, as well as titles that aren’t among the same two … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks: November 2023

BEST PICTUREAmerican FictionAnatomy of a FallBarbieThe HoldoversKillers of the Flower MoonMaestroOppenheimerPast LivesPoor ThingsThe Zone of Interest Falling off: NoneRising star: Air The skinny: All the major players have done their festival turns, but there appear to be no late-breaking contenders … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2023

FILMSTop PicksMaster and Commander: The Far Side of the World – Prime Video 11/1The Killer (2023) – Netflix 11/10Twenty years ago, the movie that should have won Best Picture was released. Alas, no one seemed interested in seafaring movies after … Continue reading

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