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Oscars 2021

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On April 25, 2021

Time zone issues meant that I was unable to participate in the LGM Oscars podcast, but on the other hand this is the first year in a long time that I’ve seen all of the nominees (not unrelatedly

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The final tally wasn’t completed until this morning, and the official results will probably only be published after Passover, but the facts of the matter have been clear since Wednesday night. For the fourth time in two years, and despite winning a plurality of Knesset seats, Benjamin Netanyahu does not have the votes to form […]
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Quick TV Rec: Lupin

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On February 1, 2021
The first episode of Lupin, Netflix’s French-language modernization of Maurice Leblanc’s turn of the century stories about the “gentleman burglar” Arsène Lupin, is something of a puzzle box. Assane Diop (Omar Sy), a janitor at the Louvre, gets in trouble with some loan sharks, and in lieu of payment, offers his inside knowledge to help […]
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