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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Nine Best Picture Nominees, Many Funny Faces, And A Couple Of Bonus Features

Saturday, March 01, 2014

We look back at our entire Best Picture video series, and we offer up a couple of extras including "Linda Reads Internet Reviews Of 'Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews.' "

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What The Oscars Mean, And What They Don't

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Oscars are coming up this weekend, but do they matter anymore? Bob Mondello talks about why the Oscars frustrate him, and we search — maybe in vain — for meaning.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Nine: '12 Years A Slave'

Friday, February 28, 2014

We wrap up our look at what the internet at large had to say about this year's Best Picture nominees with the beautiful but devastating 12 Years A Slave.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Oscars Omnibus Of 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

On this week's show, we invite Bob Mondello to join the table for a discussion of all nine Best Picture nominees and some other stuff, too. And we talk about what's making us happy this week.

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Hurts So Good: Getting A Kick Out Of A Movie Punch

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Non-Stop, the latest movie in which Liam Neeson looks stern and punches things, isn't exactly a good movie. But here's the thing: It's really, really fun.

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A Boozy New Sitcom Lowers (And Lowers) The Bar

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

ABC's Mixology, a wannabe romantic comedy from one of the writers of The Hangover, has plenty of booze but absolutely no wit.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Seven: Dallas Buyers Club

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, the internet grapples with Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club.

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A New Shine On Old Problems: How to Clean The Nastiest Stains

Monday, February 24, 2014

In a spirited book of cleaning and housekeeping advice, Jolie Kerr solves cleaning problems big as cars and small as tweezers; ordinary as grime and embarrassing as stains can get.

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Oh, Lady Edith

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The fourth season of Downton Abbey continued to bring Lady Edith nothing but trouble. But underneath her various miseries is a hard lesson about denying people a reasonable set of options.

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If You Like The Old 'About A Boy,' You May Not Like The New 'About A Boy'

Thursday, February 20, 2014

NBC's reboot of a well-loved Nick Hornby book and Hugh Grant film falls victim to the tendency of sitcoms to flatten the sadness out of characters to the point where they don't matter.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Six: 'Nebraska'

Thursday, February 20, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, Bruce Dern goes for a drive in Alexander Payne's Nebraska.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Five: Philomena

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, the divine Judi Dench steps forward in Philomena.

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The Beauty Of Spilling Your Sad Teenage Guts

Monday, February 17, 2014

A new memoir called Notes To Boys finds writer Pam Ribon digging through the real letters she wrote to real boys and finding some funny, sweet, strange truths about being young and wonderfully dumb.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Tiny Plastic Men And The Teenage Blues

Friday, February 14, 2014

On this week's show, we're loving The Lego Movie, and we're pondering the fates of pop culture teenagers. And as always, we talk about what's making us happy this week.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part 4: 'Gravity'

Thursday, February 13, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, we hurtle through space with Gravity.

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How Indie Star Greta Gerwig Met Her New CBS Sitcom

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

CBS landed a much admired actress and writer of independent films to star in the follow-up to a long-running, soon-to-end network sitcom. But in a world of porous boundaries between various kinds of cultures, it's not a bad move.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part 3: 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

We scoured the Internet to uncover the pros and cons of all nine best picture nominations. Today, we adopt the swagger of Wolf of Wall Street.

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The Beatles, As America First Loved Them

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Later, they'd get weird, experimental, and rebellious, but when the Beatles made their U.S. television debut 50 years ago, they were still just a band — but a magically brilliant band.

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Jimmy Fallon Exits Stage (Just) Right

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Jimmy Fallon's farewell to 12:30 a.m. was, in the end, just right for him.

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Navigating Kitsch and Controversy At The Opening Ceremonies

Saturday, February 08, 2014

The opening ceremonies in Sochi did little to dispel the controversies around the games, even as they served up some of the usual campy pleasures.

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