Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Toronto International Film Festival, Days Three And Four: '12 Years' And 'Gravity'

Monday, September 09, 2013

The weekend brings some of the higher-profile films to Toronto, including a couple of early Oscar contenders.


Toronto International Film Festival, Days One And Two

Saturday, September 07, 2013

The first 10 films you see at the Toronto International Film Festival are the 10 that set the tone for the week you're going to have. So let's talk about how it's going so far.


The Devil's In The Details: Welcome To The Toronto International Film Festival

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

We look ahead at the upcoming week at the Toronto International Film Festival, from the films we want to see to the ones we know we won't get to (sorry, four-hour documentaries!). We consider how to juggle an overabundance of promise and live with the inevitability of occasional disappointment.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Voices And Changing Bands

Friday, August 23, 2013

This week, we discuss a new film about the world of voiceovers and try to figure out how many band members have to leave before it's not the same band.


When The Paints Go Marching In: Down The Well-Appointed Rabbit Hole Of Home Decor

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

What happens when you ask the internet what color you should paint your living room? Well, a lot of things happen, and they're all pretty overwhelming.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Jodie Foster's Accent, Fall TV, And Other Masterpieces

Friday, August 16, 2013

On today's roundtable podcast, we talk about the new allegorical dystopian post-apocalyptic "hot mess" that is Elysium. Then we run down some high points and low points from two weeks of presentations about fall television.


Why I Resist Web Redesigns (And Maybe You Do, Too)

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

There's not much that people agree on, but just about everyone gets impatient when Web pages change.


On 'Doomsday Castle,' If Armageddon Doesn't Get You, Your Tractor Might

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Disaster preparedness continues to ramp up to very high levels in Doomsday Castle, a show about a man who's determined to help his children stay alive in a dystopia for as long as possible.


Can You Really Dissolve A Guy In A Bathtub? 'Mythbusters' Tackles 'Breaking Bad'

Monday, August 12, 2013

Walter White uses a lot of science, but how much of it is sound? Some hints are on the way.


'Elysium': To Build A World Is Not To Tell A Story

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Director Neill Blomkamp built a fascinating, pointed world for his film Elysium, but the story is pedestrian.


The Real Foodwives: Bravo Found Some More Rich Ladies Who Gossip!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Bravo has created an entire genre out of getting women to snipe at each other, and tonight, the new show Eat Drink Love turns to the world of food.


Grief And Community In 'Broadchurch'

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The marvelous drama series Broadchurch isn't always easy to watch, but there's a great deal more to it than a murder mystery.


Death And Walter White

Saturday, August 03, 2013

A lot of shows kill a lot of people, but no show kills quite like Breaking Bad.

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Rushing The Revolution: Television Is Disrupted! (Sort Of)

Friday, August 02, 2013

Television may be going through a revolution on the one hand, but it remains remarkably constant on the other.


10 Awkward, Unexpected, Or Otherwise Curious Press Tour Moments

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

From awkward questions to great answers, 10 highlights and perhaps non-highlights of the first week of the Television Critics Association press tour.


The Never-Ending Story: Why They're Not Getting Out From Under That Dome

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Stories have a natural ending, but business ventures do not. As networks invest in high-concept series, can they keep from frustrating audiences?


Mike Tyson And The Questions Not Asked

Friday, July 26, 2013

Mike Tyson and Spike Lee presented a film for HBO on Thursday. It was a lesson in when questions are asked and aren't asked, and where to go from here.


Keith Olbermann Talks Sports, ESPN, And The Secret Identity Anthony Weiner Stole

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Keith Olbermann spoke on Wednesday about his new show on ESPN and about whether he can stay out of politics.


Rob Lowe On Playing JFK Without Sounding Like You're On 'The Simpsons'

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Rob Lowe is playing John F. Kennedy. And that presents some specific challenges.


Welcome To The Television Critics Association Press Tour

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

For the next two weeks, we'll be hearing all about the next six months in television.