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We’re living through another television “Golden Age,” from instant classics like “Breaking Bad” to traditional gems such as “Modern Family.” Hollywood in Toto watches the latest shows to help you decide what to binge watch and what to leave out of your Netflix queue.

Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees
1 month ago

Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees

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Dave Chappelle used some comic sleight of hand before blasting cancel culture in his latest Netflix special.

Fellow comedian Bill Burr hit the same target seconds after walking on …
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Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose
2 months ago

Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose

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Comedian Dave Chappelle is far from perfect. No stand-up kills it every time he hits the stage.

The best comics will dazzle you with tales of early career defeats. It …
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‘Loudest Voice’ Savages News Aimed at Red State USA
4 months ago

‘Loudest Voice’ Savages News Aimed at Red State USA

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“The Loudest Voice” could have gone all in on the sexual abuse allegations against Fox News founder Roger Ailes.

That’s clearly not the point of the seven-part miniseries, starting 10 …
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Hulu’s ‘Down’ Delivers Thrills for Valentine’s Day
9 months ago

Hulu’s ‘Down’ Delivers Thrills for Valentine’s Day

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Did you ever step onto the elevator, see an attractive stranger and think, “well, this isn’t so bad…”

The new Hulu horror entry “Down” starts at that ambiguous moment. Two …
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‘Punisher’ Falls Back on Hollywood’s Go-To Villain
9 months ago

‘Punisher’ Falls Back on Hollywood’s Go-To Villain

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Here we go again.

It’s easy to watch “The Punisher” season two and see more Christianity bashing out of Hollywood. The major villain is a man of faith, a monster …
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How ‘Tricky Dick’ Embraces Retro Fake News
11 months ago

How ‘Tricky Dick’ Embraces Retro Fake News

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Netflix’s new documentary, “ReMastered: Tricky Dick & the Man in Black,” refers to President Richard M. Nixon and Johnny Cash, respectively.

The relatively short film (about 60 minutes) recounts the …
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‘Romanoffs’ Defies Hollywood’s Kavanaugh Rage
12 months ago

‘Romanoffs’ Defies Hollywood’s Kavanaugh Rage

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We’re entered a golden age for the anthology format after a very long dry spell.

The genre got fresh blood from streaming channels, especially Netflix’s sci-fi friendly series “Black Mirror.” …
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7 Reasons Sandler’s ‘Fresh’ Is a Minor Miracle
12 months ago

7 Reasons Sandler’s ‘Fresh’ Is a Minor Miracle

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Adam Sandler is back. No, really.

The “Saturday Night Live” alum never went away, mind you. He’s been a presence in our lives since those “SNL” days, cranking out films …
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What Critics Missed About HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’
1 year ago

What Critics Missed About HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

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HBO’s latest single season drama, “Sharp Objects,” came to its shocking finale Sunday.

Despite some brilliant performances the series is unfortunately a narrative failure.

This is the third adaptation of …
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Goldthwait Swings, Misses with Trump Attack
1 year ago

Goldthwait Swings, Misses with Trump Attack

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While Hollywood was out killing civility it also stuck a shiv into subtle storytelling.

Too many TV shows now directly reference the “Resistance,” immigration and other issues with all the …
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