Glen Weldon

Glen Weldon appears in the following:

'Lovecraft Country': Facing Monsters —And A Monstrous History

Sunday, August 16, 2020

HBO's new dark fantasy series serves up satisfyingly pulpy thrills even as it examines the enduring legacy of slavery through a prism of science-fiction and horror.


With 'Star Trek: Lower Decks,' A Venerable Franchise Loosens Up

Thursday, August 06, 2020

The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise.


'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood

Friday, July 31, 2020

Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleasures.


Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal

Friday, July 31, 2020

A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor.


'The Sandman': Landmark Comic Series Gets A Rigidly Faithful Audio Drama Adaptation

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Neil Gaiman's impossible-to-adapt dark fantasy series has now been adapted, albeit into a medium no one could've predicted: a ten-hour-long audio drama, featuring a celebrity voice cast.


World War II Naval Drama 'Greyhound' Charts A Trim, Efficient Course

Friday, July 10, 2020

Tom Hanks stars in, and wrote the screenplay for, this familiar but effective tale of a Navy captain leading a convoy of merchants ships through U-boat-infested seas.


'Search Party' Season 3: Jerks Brought To Justice

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The darkly comic series about four entitled New Yorkers striving to cover up a murder returns for a third season, now on HBO Max.


Hovering In The Closet Doorway: 'Love, Victor'

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The makers of 2018's inoffensive Love, Simon center this Hulu series on a Latinx teen from a conservative, working-class family, but otherwise recapitulate the film's strengths — and weaknesses.


'Kipo And The Age Of Wonderbeasts' Returns, Weirder And Warmer Than Ever

Friday, June 12, 2020

Netflix's post-apocalyptic animated series about a girl and her friends in a world of giant mutant animals is so colorful and sunny it makes the end of the world look ... kinda fun.


HBO Max's Original Series: A Guide For The Perplexed

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The new streaming service launches with a handful of original series, featuring ballroom culture, Anna Kendrick, Elmo and crafting. We take a look at what's on offer.


Crass Warfare: 'The Great' Casts A (Vodka) Gimlet Eye On Privilege

Friday, May 15, 2020

Loosely (very loosely) based on the early life of Russia's Catherine the Great, Hulu's 10-episode historical comedy-drama is arch, witty, twisty and knowing.


'Hollywood' Serves Up A Progressive Alt-History Parable, Thinly Sliced

Friday, May 01, 2020

Noble-minded (and determined you don't forget that) but glibly made, the latest Ryan Murphy Netflix miniseries offers an alternate history in which brave Hollywood types change the world.


'We're Here': It's Queer. You Could Get Used To It

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Three charismatic drag queens storm a series of small towns in HBO's six-episode reality series that's better at documenting joy than jerking tears.


'Run,' Do Not Walk: HBO's New Smart, Spiky, Sexy Comedy/Thriller

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson play a pair of ex-lovers who reunite impulsively, abandoning the commitments they've made in the years since they broke up.


The 'Schitt's Creek' Finale Gave David A Happy Ending

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The gentle Canadian sitcom with the rabid international fanbase came to an end last night after six seasons. Included: A tearful wedding, many tearful goodbyes and one last weird Moira pronunciation.


Short Attention Span Theater: A Quick Look At Quibi's Launch Titles

Monday, April 06, 2020

The streaming service "designed specifically for your phone" launches with 50 shows — and over 100 more on the way. Here are our highlights from the opening batch.


Wanted: Stories With Happily Ever Afters - Here's Where To Start Looking

Thursday, March 26, 2020

In uncertain times, we want stories that reassure us that everything will be okay. Here are some books, films, plays and TV shows that believe in Happily Ever After.


Immersive, 'Open-World' Video Games To Get Lost In At Home

Friday, March 20, 2020

Here are recommendations for pleasant, immersive video games now that old hands, as well as the dilettantes among us, have more time to play them.


Head Back To Hyrule: When This World Is Uncertain, Return To Game Worlds That Aren't

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Troubling times can lead you back to wander the hills and valleys of vast videogame worlds you've already beaten — or abandoned.


'Onward': Timid Teen On A Mythic Quest For Elf-Assurance

Thursday, March 05, 2020

The opening minutes of Disney/Pixar's latest animated film are Disney-Channel cheesy, but as soon as Onward starts highlighting the comic physicality of its characters, it finds itself.