2017 Fall Television Preview [USA]

Yep. Once again the annual delayed television preview post has been delayed far past when it would usually be posted. At this pace, I might just be posting the 2018 edition around Thanksgiving. In any case – despite this being so delayed, I haven’t had much opportunity to watch television lately. So consider this a…

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2016 Fall Television Recap [USA]

As always, it’s that time of the year again – where we revisit Nick’s predictions about the entertainment level of the previous year of television. The original predictions are available here. Let’s see how fantastically or poorly I predicted my level of entertainment from the slate that I mentioned: The Good Place – Easily one…

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2016 Fall Television Preview [USA]

As is par for the course, these season previews have gotten later and later into the season every year I’ve done a preview. At this point, most of the shows have already debuted or returned, so this is less of a preview (despite my having selected those shows prior to watching any of them). In…

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2015 Fall Television Recap [USA]

Once again, another glorious year of television has been entered into the books. Definitely had quite a few surprises this year (and another extended summer season). But as always, let’s revisit my original predictions. Without further ado, here are my conclusions of the 2015-6 season: Scream Queens – brought a much needed dose of comedy (with…

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2015 Fall Television Preview [USA]

These television previews keep getting later and later in the year every season I’ve done one of these. This is the fourth year in a row that my “predictions” have been published. Due to the high turnover of shows this year, there’s been an influx of promising lottery tickets as far as my DVR is…

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2014 Fall Television Recap [USA]

The 2014-5 fall television season has extended well into summer for me. All the new shows that fall into this category have aired, but it’s time to review my predictions and consider how accurate my soothsaying was (here’s a hint, it hasn’t been doing very well as of late). There were a number of pleasant…

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[ICF:1985] The Goonies

One of 1985’s most beloved films, The Goonies was a fine choice for the next installment of the “It Came From 1985” series that will be ongoing throughout 2015. A cult classic whose stature has only grown over the years (it opened as the #2 movie and never reached #1 box office over its theatrical…

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[Theaterical] Jurassic World (2015)

 I don’t usually go to films in the theater due to how difficult it is to work out the logistics involved in my outing. But I planned for weeks to attend one of the few must-see films of the year, Jurassic World (2015). A direct sequel to one of the most popular films of…

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[ICF:1990] Pretty Woman

It’s 2015. That means films from 1990 are 25 years old now. And it seems like not so long ago that Julia Roberts announced her presence to the world as a leading lady in Pretty Woman (1990). She first appeared as a fresh faced ingenue in Mystic Pizza (1988), in which Roger Ebert tapped her…

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[ICF:1985] The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club (1985) seemed as good a choice as any to kick off a year-long flashback series at movies that were released 30 years ago (or, in 1985). These films came from 1985 (It Came From… is the name of this series). And really, John Hughes’ masterpiece of teenage high school angst probably is…

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