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TV Recap: Sept. 11-17, 2022

NEW SHOWSThe Handmaid’s Tale“Morning” (B-) / season premiere“Ballet” (A)The show has no more tricks up its sleeve, and Elisabeth Moss’s performance is no longer among the best on TV. I’m a little tired of the literal hand-wringing from June about … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2022: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESAbbott Elementary (ABC)Barry (HBO)Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)Hacks (HBO Max)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime)Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+)What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Will win: Abbott ElementaryCould win: Ted LassoShould win: BarryShould have been nominated: Reservation … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Sept. 4-10, 2022

NEW SHOWSWhat We Do in the Shadows – “Sunrise, Sunset” (B) / season finaleAlways a shame when a successful season ends on more of a meh note. But there wasn’t much choice but to return to square one, with Colin … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2022: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESDopesick (Hulu)The Dropout (Hulu)Inventing Anna (Netflix)Pam & Tommy (Hulu)The White Lotus (HBO) Will and should win: The White LotusCould win: The DropoutShould have been nominated: Under the Banner of Heaven (Hulu) The skinny: Spring 2022 brought us a glut … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2022

FILMSTop PicksPetite Maman – Hulu 9/6The Last Duel – Hulu 9/14The Outfit – Prime 9/16Ambulance – Prime 9/30House of Gucci – Paramount+ 9/30This month I’m spotlighting some movies from the last year you might have missed. While your mileage may … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Aug. 21-27, 2022

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “Mrs. McRoberts Is Dead” (B+) / season premiereFelt very reminiscent of Breaking Bad, in that the writers have painted themselves into a corner, then have to figure a way out of it. The first … Continue reading

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TV Recap: July 31-Aug. 6, 2022

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs“The Curse” (A-) / season premiere“Run” (B+)This was already one of my favorite shows of last year. As soon as the creepy dude picked up Elora and Jackie and started playing Pat Green’s “Wave on Wave,” I knew … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2022

FILMSTop PickLicorice Pizza – Prime 8/5One of 2021’s best and most prickly films is now widely available, for good and for ill. Paul Thomas Anderson’s sunny coming-of-age comedy is a joy to watch, though outrage-minded viewers will find plenty to … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESAbbott Elementary (ABC)Atlanta (FX)Barry (HBO)Hacks (HBO Max)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime)Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+)What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Potential surprises:The Afterparty (AppleTV+) – new showblack-ish (ABC) – 4 nominationsCobra Kai (Netflix) – 1 … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESDopesick (Hulu)The Dropout (Hulu)Maid (Netflix)Station Eleven (HBO Max)The White Lotus (HBO) Potential surprises:Gaslit (Starz)The Girl from Plainville (Hulu)Impeachment: American Crime Story (FX)Inventing Anna (Netflix)The Offer (Paramount+)Pam & Tommy (Hulu)The Staircase (HBO Max)Under the Banner of Heaven (FX)We Own This … Continue reading

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