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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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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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The Best TV Performances of 2023

As I mentioned earlier, the strikes this summer and fall didn’t actually give me time to catch up on new shows I’d heard good things about. Instead, I watched a lot of movies and plenty of older TV. So this … Continue reading

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The Best TV Shows of 2023, Part 1

The strikes of the Writers and Actors Guilds cut off the supply of new shows (and that’s good… withholding labor to get a fair contract is the right thing to do), but it didn’t matter. It still felt overwhelming to … 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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Streaming Picks: December 2023

And so another year comes to a close, and with it, this current format. Starting in 2024, I’m hoping to get even more curatorial, focusing on just the best stuff, as well as titles that aren’t among the same two … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2023

FILMSTop PicksMaster and Commander: The Far Side of the World – Prime Video 11/1The Killer (2023) – Netflix 11/10Twenty years ago, the movie that should have won Best Picture was released. Alas, no one seemed interested in seafaring movies after … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: Halloween 2023

I’ll be on vacation for two weeks, so I’ll miss my monthly update of great films and shows hitting streaming services in October. Instead, I’ll leave you with this list of spooky selections (on these services as of 9/19) to … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2023

FILMSTop PicksBad Education (2020) – Prime Video 9/1El Conde – Netflix 9/15The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar – Netflix 9/27Released by HBO a month after everything shut down, Cory Finley’s Bad Education won the Emmy for Best TV Movie but … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2023

FILMSTop PickHow to Blow Up a Pipeline – Hulu 8/24One of the year’s best films, Daniel Goldhaber adapts Andreas Malm’s climate activism treatise into an edge-of-your-seat thriller with piercing moral clarity. A must-see. Other Recommendations8 Mile – Peacock 8/121 Jump … Continue reading

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