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TV Recap: Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2022

NEW SHOWSThe White Lotus – “Ciao” (B+) / season premiereNot quite as immediately gripping as the first season, but there’s still no shortage of where the show could go, even as some characters seem obvious replacements for Season 1’s awful … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: October 2022

FILMSTop PicksJacob’s Ladder – Paramount+ 10/1Jennifer’s Body – Prime and Paramount+ 10/1The Skin I Live In – Hulu 10/1Tremors – Peacock 10/1The Witch – HBO Max 10/1It’s spooky season, so I’ve highlighted some excellent horror movies. Jennifer’s Body and Tremors … 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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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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The Best TV Performances of 2021

Best Actor in a Comedy SeriesGlenn Howerton, A.P. BioJack is basically Howerton’s Dennis from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but without the sexual deviance. He’s still an awful person, but a year-plus in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, has made … Continue reading

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The Best TV Shows of 2021

I think I can be forgiven for avoiding tough dramas this year, which already had enough misery. Even the hour-long series I did watch had plenty of humor. What can I say? The year started with an attempted insurrection, but … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Aug 2021

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs – “Uncle Brownie” (B+)Gary Farmer stakes an early claim for the Guest Actor in a Comedy Series trophy, playing the titular role as a recluse whose journey to sell some homegrown weed gives him a chance to … Continue reading

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