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TV Recap: Mar. 27-Apr. 2, 2022

NEW SHOWS94th Academy Awards (D)An absolute disaster of a show, right up until an unscripted moment of insanity. Everyone will be talking about Will Smith’s outburst until the end of time. But it was the only interesting moment in an … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2022

FILMSTop PicksSaved! – Prime 4/1Spartan – HBO Max 4/1While there are some bonafide classics streaming this month, I wanted to highlight some underrated films from 2004. Saved! is a personal favorite, a gentle satire of Christian education that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2022

BEST PICTUREAnnetteThe Card CounterDrive My CarThe French DispatchLicorice PizzaMassNine DaysThe Power of the DogWest Side StoryThe Worst Person in the World BEST DIRECTORLeos Carax, AnnetteRyusuke Hamiguchi, Drive My CarWes Anderson, The French DispatchJane Campion, The Power of the DogSteven Spielberg, … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: March 2022

FILMSTop PicksDrive My Car – HBO Max 3/2West Side Story (2021) – Disney+ and HBO Max 3/2Would you look at that? Two of the year’s best movies, according to me and the Academy. While a three-hour Japanese movie might be … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2022

BEST PICTUREBeing the RicardosBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaThe Lost DaughterThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Dark Horse: Drive My CarLong Shot: Tick, Tick… Boom!Total Shock: Spider-Man: No Way HomeThe skinny: This is basically the PGA lineup, with Tick, Tick… … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: February 2022

FILMSTop PickNightmare Alley (2021) – Hulu and HBO Max 2/1Unfortunately, Guillermo del Toro’s lavish adaptation of a pitch-black novel (co-written with Kim Morgan) floundered at the box office, despite operating at a level rarely seen these days. Fortunately, its quick … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: January 2022

For the new year, I decided to change up my format a bit. Instead of just cataloguing all the new arrivals on all the streaming services, I’m tailoring this to focus on things I’ve seen – or in the case … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: December 2021

FILMSTop PicksDays of Heaven – Hulu 12/1Limbo – HBO Max 12/1The Power of the Dog – Netflix 12/1Edward Scissorhands – Disney+ 12/3Being the Ricardos – Prime 12/21 Recent SelectionsBordertown: The Mural Murders – Netflix 12/1Christmas Everlasting – Prime 12/1The East … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2021

FILMSTop PicksRushmore – Prime 11/1 Passing – Netflix 11/10 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Disney+ 11/12 The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain – HBO Max 11/19I’ve been wanting to revisit some of Wes Anderson’s work now that … Continue reading

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