Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

TIFF Diary, Day 6: 'Strange Weather,' 'Manchester By The Sea' And 'Abacus'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On her penultimate day at the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes reviews three films about family and various forms of loss.


'Son Of Zorn,' 'The Last Man On Earth' And Ditching Sitcom Normalcy

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Both the new Fox comedy Son of Zorn and the returning The Last Man on Earth buck conventional sitcom tropes to build worlds where the humor is broader and the concepts higher.


TIFF Diary, Day 5: 'The Promise,' 'La La Land' And 'Jackie'

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

On Day 5 of the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes reviews a romance set amid the Armenian genocide, a musical about Hollywood, and a Jackie Kennedy biopic.


TIFF Diary, Day 4: 'Lion,' 'A United Kingdom,' 'I Am Not Your Negro,' And More

Monday, September 12, 2016

On her fourth day at the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes saw five movies. Pour out some maple syrup for her. (Also reviewed: Boundaries, Just Not Married)


TIFF Diary, Day 3: 'Mascots,' 'All I See Is You' And 'Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!'

Sunday, September 11, 2016

On Linda Holmes' third day at the Toronto International Film Festival, she caught a new film from Christopher Guest, a lifeless movie starring Blake Lively, and a rock documentary.


TIFF Diary, Day 2: 'Nocturnal Animals,' 'Arrival,' 'A Monster Calls' And More

Saturday, September 10, 2016

In Linda Holmes' second dispatch from the Toronto International Film Festival, she covers movies that range from alien encounters and tree-shaped monsters to riffs on Shakespeare.


TIFF Diary, Day 1: 'Loving,' 'Magnificent Seven,' 'Salesman,' 'Jean of the Joneses'

Friday, September 09, 2016

In Linda Holmes' first dispatch from the Toronto International Film Festival, she reviews films about a civil rights case, gunslinging, a strained marriage and a warm, talky family.


Comedy Is Old And New Again: 'Superstore' And 'You're The Worst'

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Today, a TV show's style doesn't tell you as much as it used to. A traditional network workplace sitcom slyly breaks with tradition, and an edgy cable sitcom hides a beating human heart.


Singular Points Of View: 'Atlanta,' 'One Mississippi' And 'Fleabag'

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

We look at three fall shows that step away from generic, broad-appeal TV concepts and come straight from the specific sensibilities of their creators.


Ryan Lochte Just Wants To Dance, Apparently — With The Stars!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The casting of Ryan Lochte on Dancing With The Stars is an awfully speedy performance by the Hollywood redemption machine.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Pete's Dragon' And Kids And Their Monsters

Friday, August 26, 2016

On this week's show, we visit with Disney's latest live-action effort and talk about why kids have, and love, their friendly monsters.


The Old-Fashioned Romantic Comedy Pops Up On YouTube With 'Single By 30'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

It may be a recent arrival in original TV content, but YouTube has rolled out a pleasantly traditional romcom about friends who may or may not (oh, come on) fall in love.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Get Down' And What's Coming In TV

Friday, August 19, 2016

Brittany Luse and Kiana Fitzgerald join the roundtable for a chat about Netflix's The Get Down and what Linda Holmes learned at the annual Television Critics Association press tour.


TV Networks Unveil Fall Lineup At Summer Press Tour

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Broadcast and cable networks unveiled their fall lineup to television critics. NPR looks ahead at the good, the bad and the ugly for the upcoming TV season, and how the business is changing.


Dispatch From Halfway Through The TV Critics' Press Tour: Mariah, What's Good?

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Linda Holmes has been to 77 press conferences and counting (including one about a duck documentary); she updates us on what the networks are prepping for fall.


Upcoming PBS 'Hamilton' Documentary Puts Us In the Room Where It Happens

Friday, July 29, 2016

Linda Holmes' latest dispatch from the Television Critics Association meeting focuses on Hamilton's America, which combines history, performance and the making of the Broadway smash.


'It's Not My Story': Baz Luhrmann On Collaborating To Make 'The Get Down'

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Linda Holmes offers another update from the Television Critics Association meeting, this time on Luhrmann's hip-hop Netflix series The Get Down.


Stars Hollow Intel: A Few New Beans Are Spilled On The 'Gilmore Girls' Return

Thursday, July 28, 2016

From the Television Critics Association meeting in Los Angeles, Linda Holmes reports on Netflix's upcoming Gilmore Girls reunion.


Netflix, HBO, PBS And More Bring Their Upcoming Shows To Critics

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

It's about time again for the Television Critics Association to meet in California, and we have a preview of the week to come.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Ghostbusters' And 'Mr. Robot'

Friday, July 22, 2016

On this week's show, we bust some ghosts — well, we don't, but we watch those who do — and we address the beginning of the second season of USA's Emmy-nominated conspiracy thriller.