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WEEK 4: CABIN FEVER

In this week's edition of my blog/newsletter, I share some melancholy thoughts from the 11th month of lockdown, as well as quick takes on One Night in Miami and News of the World.

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WEEK 3: IMPEACHY KEEN

In this week's edition of my blog/newsletter, I'm offering quick takes on Promising Young Woman, Pretend It's a City, WandaVision, Locked Down, and a bunch of other stuff I was watching when I should have been writing.

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WEEK 2: SEDITION EDITION

In this week's blog/newsletter, I share a few thoughts on the white supremacist attack on Washington D.C., as well as a few links to the thoughts of much smarter people than I.

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WEEK 1: NEW YEAR, OLD HABITS

This week's blog post/newsletter includes quick thoughts on Sylvie's Love, Doctor Who, and Dickinson, as well as some thoughts on the difference between making New Year's Resolutions and implementing them.

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WEEK 52: TAINT MISBEHAVIN'

In the first of a new weekly blog series (and ersatz newsletter), I discuss what I've been watching, and writing about, and thinking about, during 2020's "Holiday Taint."

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THE MIRROR OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

Some thoughts—from a white liberal, for white liberals—on Charlottesville, privilege, and the need to shift our fundamental understanding of our country.

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MY SUMMER OF SUMMER MOVIES

The Unaffiliated Critic—somewhat recklessly—announces his plan to see and review every single movie that opens between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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RESOLUTIONARY ROAD

Here at The Unaffiliated Critic, we appreciate the illusory, arbitrary promise of a fresh start as much as anyone. So here are my New Year's Resolutions for 2017.

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WOMEN WITH MOVIE CAMERAS

As I plan out my Independent Study in World Cinema, I could use some help in making sure I don't overlook great female directors.

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BACK TO (FILM) SCHOOL

A self-educated film nerd resumes his self-education, as my long-abandoned Independent Study in World Cinema series returns.

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WHAT I'M WATCHING — January 18–24, 2015

This week the Unaffiliated Critic kept it 100 with The Nightly Show, speed-watched The Flash, tried on The Hollow Crown, gleefully suffered Slings & Arrows, and endured about as much of Backstrom as he could stand.

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WHAT I'M WATCHING — January 11–17, 2015

This week I catch up with Jane the Virgin, check out the pilots of Togetherness and Man Seeking Woman, and recommend some British shows you've never heard of.