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TV Recap: May 29-June 4, 2022

NEW SHOWS AND SPECIALSNorm Macdonald: Nothing Special (A-)Though initially unpolished, this posthumous special shows Norm was sharp and hilarious right up until the end. I passed on hearing commentary from the likes of Dave Chappelle afterward, but the hourlong special … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2022

FILMSTop PicksBrazil – Peacock 6/1Paths of Glory – Paramount+ 6/1The Card Counter – HBO Max 6/10The Mist – Netflix 6/22Last month I focused on comedy’s because there was so much awfulness in the world. Well, guess what? Shit got worse! … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Drama

DRAMA SERIESThe Boys (Prime)Bridgerton (Netflix)The Crown (Netflix)The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Lovecraft Country (HBO)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Pose (FX)This Is Us (NBC) Will win: The CrownCould win: The Handmaid’s TaleShould win: The Boys Should have been here: Perry Mason (HBO) The skinny: This is … 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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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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What I Watched This Week: 4 Oct 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “What I Know” (A) / season finale A jam-packed finale that could serve as a fitting series closer. Its emotional beats are earned and its “girl power” moment is a million times more effective (and violent) … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker” (B+)Felt a bit too on-the-nose, but it’s not the show’s fault the real world is run by white supremacists trying to start a race war. CURRENT SHOWSThe Boys – “The Bloody Doors … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 13 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “We Gotta Go Now” (A)Homelander was terrifying on his own. But now that he’s teamed up with Stormfront, that’s white supremacist terrorism with superpowers. Yikes.

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What I Watched This Week: 6 Sep 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Boys – “Over the Hill with the Swords of a Thousand Men” (A)A deeply fucked-up hour-plus, as some characters get a brief moment of tenderness before having the rug pulled out from under them again. Few, if any, … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2020

FILMSTop Picks The Bank Job – Hulu and Prime 9/1 I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Netflix 9/4 If you haven’t seen Roger Donaldson’s excellent heist movie, it’s a hidden gem. And it’s a bit smarter than your typical Jason … Continue reading

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