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The Best TV Performances of 2021

Best Actor in a Comedy SeriesGlenn Howerton, A.P. BioJack is basically Howerton’s Dennis from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but without the sexual deviance. He’s still an awful person, but a year-plus in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, has made … Continue reading

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The Best TV Shows of 2021 – Honorable Mentions

AnimaniacsWhen I saw the season premiere was rated TV-14, I figured it had to be a mistake. But then they got away with a “grab ’em by the pussy” joke, and I realized it was intentional. This second season pretty … Continue reading

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The Best TV Shows of 2021

I think I can be forgiven for avoiding tough dramas this year, which already had enough misery. Even the hour-long series I did watch had plenty of humor. What can I say? The year started with an attempted insurrection, but … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Jan. 2-8, 2022

Decided to change up my brief TV reviews for this year. Instead of grading every single episode of TV week-to-week, I’m hoping to go a bit longer on shows at their premieres and finales, digging in a little deeper than … 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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Streaming Picks: October 2021

FILMSTop PicksClifford – Hulu 10/1 Raising Arizona – Prime 10/1 Black Widow – Disney+ 10/6 In the Heights – HBO Max 10/28 No, that first pick isn’t Clifford the Big Red Dog. That’s( slated to hit theaters and Paramount+ in … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESblack-ish (ABC)Cobra Kai (Netflix)Emily in Paris (Netflix) The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)Hacks (HBO Max)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)PEN15 (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+) Will and should win: Ted LassoCould win: HacksShould have been here: Search Party (HBO Max) The skinny: Last summer, … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2021

FILMSTop PicksThe Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2 – HBO Max 9/1 Grosse Pointe Blank – Hulu 9/1 Heist – Prime 9/1 Worth – Netflix 9/3You can get spooky season started early with Sam Raimi’s horror masterpieces. The original is … Continue reading

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