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TV Recap: Nov. 13-20, 2022

NEW SHOWSDocumentary Now! – “Trouver Frisson” (B+) / season finaleA heartwarming tribute to the films of Agnès Varda, and one of the few non-cynical entries of the show as the whole. I hope this isn’t the end of this brilliant … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Oct. 9-15, 2022

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “Allison’s House” (A) / series finaleA strong finale to a challenging season. The show’s final “break” between reality and sitcom pulled everything together, showing us the real Kevin: an emotionally abusive, selfish asshole, not … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Sept. 18-24, 2022

NEW SHOWSAbbott Elementary – “Development Day” (A) / season premiereBasically everything you could want in the season premiere to last year’s breakout comedy. Everything here plays to the show’s strengths: It’s realistic without being bleak, sweet without being saccharine and … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: February 2016

BEST BET – FILM I Love You Philip Morris (2009) – 2/3 Looking for an off-beat love story this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than this gay romance that features one of Jim Carrey’s best performances. It’s not nearly as … Continue reading

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2015 Emmy Predictions: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) Orange is the New Black (Netflix) Should and could win: Orange is the New Black Will win: Mad … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2014: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) True Detective (HBO) Should and will win: Breaking Bad Could win: True Detective Should have been nominated: The Americans (FX) DRAMA … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2013: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) House of Cards (Netflix) Mad Men (AMC) Should and could win: Breaking Bad Will win: Game of Thrones Should have been nominated: The Americans (FX) DRAMA … Continue reading

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Emmy Picks 2013: Drama

The Academy will announce the Emmy nominations on Thursday. It’s always a crapshoot in predicting what strikes voters’ fancy, but it’s usually whatever struck their fancy last year. I’m going a little more in depth this year, picking which six (or … Continue reading

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Emmy Guessing 2013

The Emmy nomination period ended Saturday, so let’s take a quick look at the shows and actors most likely to make it. DRAMA SERIES Guarantees: Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) Mad Men (AMC) Good bets: Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) The … Continue reading

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