Glen Weldon appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Writer/director Alex Garland's techno-thriller limited series tries to be many things at once, but it parcels out its pulpy delights sparingly, in favor of ponderous navel-gazing.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
By focusing on figures who "played roles in the story that are larger than history remembers" this gripping adaptation of a hit podcast reminds us how slowly the Watergate scandal unfolded.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Like its main character Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Birds of Prey is frenetic and wildly uneven — but the bone-crunching fight scenes zip by so fast it never wears out its welcome.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
It takes HBO's space-cruise comedy (from the creator of Veep and The Thick Of It) a while to find its footing — but that's understandable, given how wonky the ship's gravity turns out to be.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
It's got a new title and a new lead actor, but everything else about writer/director Paolo Sorrentino's series — a soapy, deeply weird peek under the papal robes — remains intact.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
NPR's All Things Considered best of 2019 lists are going highly specific this year. Up first: highly specific superlatives from TV and movies.
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Parasite, Knives Out, Avengers: Endgame, Little Women and Marriage Story are among the year-end list of 20 films that NPR critics loved the most.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The final chapter in "The Skywalker Saga" returns J.J. Abrams to the director's chair, and the result, while overstuffed with characters and plot, delivers on space-operatic action.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Series such as Fleabag, Watchmen and Succession highlight our pop culture critics' list of the 19 best television and serial streaming programs of 2019.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Fans of Superman know he's really the bookish Clark Kent, but on Wednesday he revealed his identity to the world within the comics.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Yes, there's another earworm-ballad, but the sequel at least attempts to course-correct for the pernicious princess obsession that Disney unleashed on the world in the first place.