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    TV Review: ‘The Undoing’ is Undone by its Toothless Nature

    On paper, The Undoing, based on the Jean Hanff Korelitz novel You Should Have Known, has all the makings of a hit. It re-teams Nicole Kidman with her Big Little Lies writer David E. Kelly. Hugh Grant and director Susanna Bier join the project to elevate its level of prestige. Kelly gets to write grand […] More

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    TV Review: ‘Social Distance’ Could’ve Used More Distance From the Pandemic

    Are we ready for a show about the early days of the pandemic? That’s going to be left up to the individual viewer. Netflix’s new anthology series Social Distance looks at many different quarantine experiences, particularly during the March – May period. Many of the segments are well-observed and interesting. Executive producer Jenji Kohan always […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Over the Moon’ Soars to New Animated Heights

    Though the Netflix credits may start the film, one could easily mistake Over the Moon for a Disney film. Start with a heartwarming turned tear jerking opening. Follow that up with a grand adventure to a faraway kingdom. Throw in some songs and some adorable sidekicks and you have yourself a classic Disney narrative. Thankfully, […] More

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    Save Room for ‘Pen15’ at the 2021 Emmys

    Middle school may have only gotten worse, but Pen15 continues to get better. The seven-episode second season doubles down on cringe, but it makes viewers squirm out of relatability. Creators Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle and Sam Zvibleman have managed to generate empathy from the lowest moments of middle school. Our central duo must navigate bullies, […] More

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    ‘Ted Lasso’ is the Ultimate Quarantine Salve

    Times are tough. Between a worldwide pandemic, police brutality, natural disasters, and a contentious election, it takes a lot to keep one sane. For 30-minutes every Friday, Apple TV+’s new comedy Ted Lasso provides the perfect salve for the 2020 blues. The fish-out-of-water comedy uses positivity in the face of obstacles to soothe and delight, […] More

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    Film Review – ‘Blackbird’ is a Hit and Miss Family Dramedy

    Few things give us more thrills than seeing Oscar winning actresses yell family secrets at a dinner table. No boxing match could ever compare to a perfectly placed wine sip, a callous side eye or a cutting toast. Blackbird gives stars Susan Sarandon and Kate Winslet (both Oscar winners from decades past) plenty of scenes […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

    Isn’t it weird not seeing Julia Louis-Dreyfus nominated this year?  The Veep actress went on an unprecedented run winning lead actress in a comedy series for six consecutive seasons before losing last year to Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag. With both Veep and Fleabag no longer on the air, there is room for a new winner […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

    Last year this category was dominated by four women from Game of Thrones. Despite taking up a majority of the slots, Julia Garner was able to pull off a surprise win for Ozark. Vote splitting may have helped Garner stand out and win, but with eight nominees from seven shows, this year may prove to […] More