Category Archives: Television

What I Watched This Week: 25 Jul 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “Broken” (B+)I’m definitely tired of in medias res openings, but the show pulls off a Breaking Bad-style “paint yourself into a corner and then find your way out” plotting, which should make for an … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2021

FILMSTop PicksMagnolia – Netflix 8/1Princess Cyd – Hulu 8/5 Mrs. Doubtfire – Disney+ 8/6Homeroom – Hulu 8/12 Reminiscence – HBO Max 8/21Annette – Prime 8/20It feels like it’s been forever since Netflix added a bona fide classic from the 20th … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 18 Jul 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “The Grand Victorian” (A)It takes a confident show to spin this many plates in a single episode, but director Anna Dokoza pulls off the controlled chaos effortlessly. The dramatic tension was next-level, but a … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 11 Jul 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “New Patty” (A-)Mary Hollis Inboden continues to shine, as Allison’s actions leave her in emotional turmoil and physical danger. Allison’s recklessness and impulsiveness lead the audience to believe she’s going to destroy all the … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESFargo (FX) Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)Small Axe (Prime) The Underground Railroad (Prime) Potential surprises:The Comey Rule (Showtime) The Good Lord Bird (Showtime) I May Destroy You (HBO)It’s a Sin (HBO Max) The Undoing (HBO) WandaVision (Disney+) … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Drama

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. DRAMA … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 4 Jul 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “Live Free or Die” (B+)Patty and Alison bond, despite the former’s objections. Funny how doing something illegal can do that. Kevin’s escape room shenanigans would have worked better if they had tied it more … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. COMEDY … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Jun 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “We’re Selling Washing Machines” (A-)Mary Hollis Inboden starts stealing the show early as Patty, a woman whose “just one of the boys” vibes is a front for a mountain of regret. In just three … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: July 2021

FILMSTop PicksThe Conversation – Hulu 7/1No Sudden Move – HBO Max 7/1 Rear Window – Prime 7/1 Summer of Soul – Hulu 7/2 The Empty Man – HBO Max 7/17 This is honestly one of the greatest movie months I’ve … Continue reading

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