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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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Reactions to the 2024 Oscar Nominations

Biggest Snubs (in order from most to least egregious) Killers of the Flower Moon – Adapted ScreenplayA truly stunning miss considering the film got nominated for basically everything else it was expected to, including Picture, Directing, Actress, Original Score and … 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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The Best Movie Performances of 2023

ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDYAsteroid CityOnce again, Wes Anderson beautifully integrates longtime collaborators (Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman) and newcomers (Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie) into his largest ensemble yet. Whether inside the story or out of it – in a context I … 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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The Best TV Shows of 2023, Part 2

COMEDY SHOWS & SPECIALS I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix)The sketches had a meaner edge this season, but they were no less hilarious or memorable. That Robinson has cemented himself as a meme king hopefully means we’ll … 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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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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