Glen Weldon

Glen Weldon appears in the following:

'Dark Phoenix' Channels The Cosmic Power Of The Comics, Avoids Going Down In Flames

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Thanks to a sure(ish) grip on Marvel's mutants-as-metaphor approach to storytelling, the film brings a classic comics storyline to life. Sure, it's melodramatic — but that's the X-Men for you.

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'Good Omens' Serves Up A Cozy, Strangely Heartwarming Apocalypse

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel about an angel and demon striving to prevent the end of the world becomes a charming, very British series that turns the apocalypse into a spot of bother.

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NPR's Summer Movie Guide: 27 Films Coming Soon To Theaters

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Superhero capes and cartoons headline this year's batch of summer flicks, but there's plenty of smaller and weirder stuff, too. Here are the movies we're looking forward to this season.

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Are Fans Satisfied With The 'Game Of Thrones' Series Finale?

Monday, May 20, 2019

Game of Thrones is over, but dark shadows loom on the horizon just beyond the smoldering landscape. The spinoffs are coming.

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'Game Of Thrones' Finale, Season 8, Episode 6: 'No One Is Very Happy'

Monday, May 20, 2019

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.

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'Fleabag' Returns For Season 2

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The second season of the acclaimed Amazon series Fleabag brings back creator/writer/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge in her role as an angry, funny, mixed-up young woman living in London.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 5: 'Let It Be Fear'

Monday, May 13, 2019

In the series' penultimate episode, the quality of mercy gets seriously strained. And stabbed. And set aflame. And razed. And several characters meet their final fates.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 4: 'Vomiting Is Not Celebrating'

Monday, May 06, 2019

In the fourth episode of the series' final season, our heroes celebrate their hard-won victory over Evil Snow Miser, prepare for the next battle and suffer some distressing casualties.

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Your Guide To Free Comic Book Day 2019: Best Bets For Every Reader

Friday, May 03, 2019

Once again, we provide you with capsule reviews of the 53(!) books that comics shops will be handing out this Saturday, May 4th.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 3: 'At Least We're Already In A Crypt'

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Battle of Winterfell is finally here, and it's the most brutal episode of the series yet — one that comes with a body count and a surprise, truly shattering conclusion.

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News Brief: China's Belt And Road Initiative, Pivot District, 'Avengers'

Friday, April 26, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting world leaders in a forum on China's Belt and Road Initiative. Also, a look at a district that voted for Obama and then Trump.

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Mourning Has Broken Them: 'Avengers: Endgame'

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The culmination of the Avengers franchise proves a remarkably intimate and somber affair until it concludes with a climactic battle more thrilling than anything superhero cinema has delivered to date.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 2: 'Think Back To Where We Started'

Monday, April 22, 2019

On the eve of the biggest battle yet, the series pauses for an episode that delivers old-school Game of Thrones thrills: characters talking in rooms — including a milestone Jaime/Brienne moment.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 1: 'Nothing Lasts'

Monday, April 15, 2019

The first episode of the final season was dense with reunions, recriminations and revelations as just about the entire cast made it to Winterfell.

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Which Characters Will Lose The 'Game Of Thrones?': A Chronicle Of Many Deaths Foretold

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Just 6 episodes — an estimated 7 hours and 20 minutes — remain. Here are our predictions for which characters will (and especially won't) make it through to the end of the final season — and why.

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The Top 27 Songs Of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Ranked, Ruthlessly And Dispassionately

Monday, April 08, 2019

The CW's romantic-comedy-drama-fantasy-musical just aired its series finale, after four seasons and 157 original songs. Critic Glen Weldon ranks the all-time best tunes the series served up.

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With 'Shazam!' DC Superhero Movies Bring The Thunder ... And The Lightening Up

Thursday, April 04, 2019

The breezy, funny elements of DC's latest superhero film feel so fresh they throw the movie's duller, more rote sections into sharper relief.

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Batman Turns 80

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Caped Crusader turns 80 years old on Saturday. He keeps evolving in ways other heroes don't — which is one reason his fans come from all walks of life.

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'Hanna' Is Grisly, Grounded And Gripping

Friday, March 29, 2019

Amazon's adaptation of the quirky, dreamlike 2011 film about a young girl trained as the perfect assassin lacks the movie's distinctive visual flair, but it's got a bigger heart.

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'What We Do In The Shadows' Puts The Dead In Deadpan

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The U.S. adaptation of the hilarious 2014 New Zealand mockumentary about vampire roommates infuses the film's dry-as-gravedust humor into new characters and strong storylines.

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