Glen Weldon

Glen Weldon appears in the following:

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.


Tech Bubble: 'Devs' Is Stylish, But Hollow At The Center

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.


'Slow Burn' Captures The Drip-Drip-Drip Of Watergate

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.


'Birds Of Prey' Is A Fun, Fast, Feathery Mess

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.


Star Boors: Humanity Is Cruising For A Bruising In Sci-Fi Comedy 'Avenue 5'

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.


Meet 'The New Pope,' Same As 'The Young Pope'

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.