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TV Recap: May 8-14, 2022

BINGEINGEvil – Season 2 (A- average)The show got even better in Season 2, even if there were times where I had no idea what was going on with Christine Lahti’s character. “S Is for Silence” immediately joins the pantheon of … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2022

FILMSTop PicksBlack Dynamite – Paramount+ 5/1Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Hulu 5/1Top Secret! – HBO Max 5/1Walk Hard – Peacock 5/1There’s a lot of awful shit going on in the world, so here’s four comedies that are guaranteed to make you … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Apr. 24-30, 2022

NEW SHOWSBarry – “Forgiving Jeff” (A) / season premiereIt’s six months later, and everyone seems to be on an upward trajectory, except for Barry and Gene. So it’s no surprise that their reunion is among the most thrilling and intense … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2022

FILMSTop PicksSaved! – Prime 4/1Spartan – HBO Max 4/1While there are some bonafide classics streaming this month, I wanted to highlight some underrated films from 2004. Saved! is a personal favorite, a gentle satire of Christian education that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2022

BEST PICTUREAnnetteThe Card CounterDrive My CarThe French DispatchLicorice PizzaMassNine DaysThe Power of the DogWest Side StoryThe Worst Person in the World BEST DIRECTORLeos Carax, AnnetteRyusuke Hamiguchi, Drive My CarWes Anderson, The French DispatchJane Campion, The Power of the DogSteven Spielberg, … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2022

NEW SHOWSKilling Eve – “Just Dunk Me” (B-) / season premiereIt’s more of the same, and clear the show should have ended already. But the banter is still snappy and the production design immaculate. And no other show would have … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: March 2022

FILMSTop PicksDrive My Car – HBO Max 3/2West Side Story (2021) – Disney+ and HBO Max 3/2Would you look at that? Two of the year’s best movies, according to me and the Academy. While a three-hour Japanese movie might be … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2022

NEW SHOWSWe Need to Talk About Cosby (A-)An essential documentary. I’ll refer you to my review from Sundance. BINGEINGOzark – Season 4, Part 1 (A- average)Every time I think I’m over this show, or see a runtime over one hour, … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst Movies of 2021

10. Annette (dir. Leos Carax)“So may we start?” This rock opera from Leos Carax and Sparks never quite reaches the heights of its opening number. (Then again, no movie this year could.) But its bold vision, catchy songs and singularly … Continue reading

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