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Not my area of expertise but an opportunity to see how caught up I am on the shows in possible Oscar contention. So let’s play (once again) the Seen/Not Seen game. Your answers in the comments.

Period Feature Film
Mank – started, didn’t finish
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Seen, really liked
Mulan – Not seen (but why do I think of this as fantasy rather than period feature)
News of the World – Not seen
Trial of the Chicago 7 – Seen, mostly liked

Fantasy Feature Film
Birds of Prey – Not seen
Pinocchio – Not seen (didn’t even know there was a new Pinocchio)
Tenet – Not seen
The Midnight Sky – Not seen
Wonder Woman 1984 – Not seen

Sidenote: Hollywood needs to come through with Delroy Lindo’s nomination for Da 5 Bloods if the Oscars is to have any credibilty.

Contemporary Feature Film
Da 5 Bloods – Seen, really liked
I’m thinking of ending Things – Not seen (but curious…but also slightly…preemptively spooked)
Palm Springs – Seen, liked
Promising Young Woman – Not seen (but on the to watch list)
The Prom – Started, didn’t finish

Animated Feature Film
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon – Not seen
Onward – Not seen
Soul – Seen, mostly liked
The Croods: a New Age – Not Seen
Wolfwalkers – Not Seen (but on my to watch list)

One-hour period or fantasy single camera series (what an odd combo, period or fantasy)
Lovecraft Country – Started, plan to finish
Perry Mason – Not seen, but a possible future addition to the to watch list
The Crown – Started, didn’t finish
The Mandalorian – Started, plan to finish
Westworld – Started, didn’t finish

One-hour contemporary single camera series
Killing Eve – Not seen
Ozark – Not seen
The Flight Attendant – Not seen (but on my to watch list)
The Twilight Zone – Started, may go back to it (though a little bit spooked)
Utopia – Not seen (in fact, never heart of it)

Television movie or limited series
Fargo – Not seen
Hollywood – Started, didn’t finish
Little Fires Everywhere –Seen, mostly liked
The Alienist – Not Seen (in fact, never heard of it)
The Queen’s Gambit – Not seen

Half Hour single camera series
Dead to Me – Not seen
Emily in Paris – Not seen
Mythic Request – Not seen (in fact, never heard of it)
Space Force – Not seen
What we do in the Shadows – Started, didn’t finish

Multi-camera series
Ashley Garcia – Not seen (in fact, never heard of it)
Bob Hearts Abishola – Not seen (in fact, never heard of it)
Family Reunion – Not seen (I don’t think)
The Neighborhood – Not seen (but on my to watch list)
Will and Grace (the revival) – Not seen (did see the original run but…)

Short form, music video, web series – Not seen (any of them)

Variery, Reality, or Competition series – Not seen, mostly (don’t watch reality shows but I have watched The Voice and Saturday Night Live in the past)

Variety Special – Not seen, mostly (only seen The Oscars and the Super bowl half time show with JLo and Shakira and liked the latter; as for the Oscars, I don’t really get the whole nominating award shows for awards thing)

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