Entertainment To-Do List: Week of 9/10/21

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Y: The Last Man (CREDIT: FX/Screenshot)

Every week, I list all the upcoming (or recently released) movies, TV shows, albums, podcasts, etc. that I believe are worth checking out.

Movies
The Card Counter (Theaters) – Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, and Paul Schrader, oh my!
Malignant (Theaters and HBO Max) – Another horrific directorial effort from James Wan.

TV
-2021 MTV Video Music Awards (September 12 on MTV)
Ultra City Smiths Linear TV Premiere (September 13 on AMC) – Wild-sounding stop-motion show that previously aired on AMC+.
Jeopardy! Season 38 Premiere (Check local listings)
Y: The Last Man Series Premiere (September 13 on Hulu) – Finally!

Music
-Andrew W.K., God is Partying
-Kacey Musgraves, Star-Crossed
-Sleigh Bells, Texis

SNL Recap February 18, 2012: Maya Rudolph/Sleigh Bells

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As always, Worst in Show went to Ralph.

Cold Opening – New York Sports Now
If this was an accurate representation, then I didn’t realize how Lin-sane these puns have been.  Instead of introducing the racial insensitivity aspect, I think I would have preferred if they would have just continued with the punning, which, while not particularly unique, would have been steadily goofy.  Instead, it settled into a stale formula. B-

Maya Rudolph’s Monologue
Another singing monologue?  Ah, well, I guess it’s Maya. B-

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