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What I Watched This Week: 3 Oct 2021

NEW SHOWSTed Lasso – “Inventing the Pyramid of Success” (A-) / season finaleAfter a season that occasionally meandered, it ends on a mostly hopeful note. There were some things that still didn’t work about this season as a whole, but … 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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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – September 2021

BEST PICTUREBelfast CODADon’t Look UpHouse of GucciThe Humans King RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the Dog The Tragedy of Macbeth The skinny: The Academy finally did the right thing and pushed the number of nominees in this category back to … 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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Emmy Predictions 2021: Drama

DRAMA SERIESThe Boys (Prime)Bridgerton (Netflix)The Crown (Netflix)The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Lovecraft Country (HBO)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Pose (FX)This Is Us (NBC) Will win: The CrownCould win: The Handmaid’s TaleShould win: The Boys Should have been here: Perry Mason (HBO) The skinny: This is … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESI May Destroy You (HBO)Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)The Underground Railroad (Prime)WandaVision (Disney+) Will and should win: Mare of EasttownCould win: The Queen’s Gambit Should have been here: Fargo (FX) The skinny: It’s a coin-flip for which … 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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What I Watched This Week: 22 Aug 2021

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs – “What About Your Dad” (B+)The show gives the spotlight to Rita (the radiant Sarah Podemski) as she navigates a possible new love interest and the return of her ex. The latter gives the show a chance … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2021

FILMSTop PicksMagnolia – Netflix 8/1Princess Cyd – Hulu 8/5 Mrs. Doubtfire – Disney+ 8/6Homeroom – Hulu 8/12 Reminiscence – HBO Max 8/21Annette – Prime 8/20It feels like it’s been forever since Netflix added a bona fide classic from the 20th … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 11 Jul 2021

NEW SHOWSKevin Can F**k Himself – “New Patty” (A-)Mary Hollis Inboden continues to shine, as Allison’s actions leave her in emotional turmoil and physical danger. Allison’s recklessness and impulsiveness lead the audience to believe she’s going to destroy all the … Continue reading

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