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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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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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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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TV Recap: Feb. 26-Mar. 4, 2023

CURRENT SHOWSParty Down – “Kyle Bradway Is Nitromancer” (A) / season premiereComedy reboots don’t have the strongest track record as of late. But this premiere is an encouraging sign, with the show’s trademark blend of cringe and empathy in fine … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Mar 2021

BINGEINGParty Down – Season 2 (A- average)Even with the loss of Jane Lynch (who pops in the season finale), the show was even tighter and funnier than in its terrific first season. “Steve Guttenberg’s Birthday” remains an all-time classic episode. … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 19 Jul 2020

NEW SHOWS Perry Mason – “Chapter Five” (A-) The show finally kicks into high gear as Mason steps into the shoes of E.B., passing the bar through some less than ethical means to take over as attorney for Emily Dodson. … Continue reading

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Emmy Voters, Don’t Forget About These Great Potential Nominees

With more shows and eligible nominees than ever before, a comprehensive Emmy guide like I’ve done in the past would take weeks to assemble. Ain’t nobody got time for that. Instead, I’ve opted to highlight the folks who may get … Continue reading

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