Chris Morgan

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Looking Back At The Changing TV Landscape Of 2010

Ten years ago, the TV landscape was very different. Especially since the landscape was really just TV. Streaming networks weren’t really a thing yet. You could watch stuff online, sure. I distinctively remember watching episodes of, say, The Office the day after they aired. However, the original content wasn’t really …

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Movie Reviews From Self-Isolation

It’s time for another dispatch from the world of pandemic movie watching. Recently, I had a free trial of Starz, which meant I got to watch several movies I had never seen before. And also Spider-Man: Far From Home, which is still delightful. Here are brief reviews of all these …

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The Joys Of Game Show Bloopers

I’m a big fan of the TV show Mystery Science Theater 3000. If you aren’t familiar, the premise of the show is that a man and two robots are forced to watch bad movies and they get through it by making jokes. I wrote a book about it. No, really. …

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A Look Back At The TV Landscape Of 2015

For a while, I was diving into the history of film in five year increments. At first, I was checking out what had come out around the same time of the calendar. Then, when that information became less detailed, I just started looking at the year as a whole. However, …

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Scraping The Barrel Movie Reviews

I am scraping the bottom of the barrel from a movie perspective. At this point, any movie that seems the least bit interesting is getting a shot. What else am I going to do? These are trying times for people who want/need to spend a lot of time watching stuff. …

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The Heat Is Rising, In Life And On TV

Pop culture reflects life. It is a way for writers and actors to put their own experiences on display, to create art from them and to perhaps be emotionally enriched. We can watch TV, for example, and see our own lives reflected in them. The bad bosses, the awkward dates, …

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What To Binge This Weekend: ‘The X-Files’

I must say, as I make this recommendation, I’m not the biggest The X-Files fan. And yet, I am still recommending it. Weird? Perhaps, but to me it makes sense. After all, the truth is out there. Plus, there are a lot of episodes, it’s ready to be streamed, and …

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Quentin Tarantino’s Weird Take On Empathy

Recently, I rewatched Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. Mostly it was so that I could decide once and for all whether this or Knives Out was the best film of 2019. This movie is still awesome. I love how it looks. I love the acting. Like, even the …

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