Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

These are the movies NPR critics are looking forward to this summer

Friday, May 27, 2022

The Bob's Burger's Movie, Jordan Peele's Nope, and Fire Island with Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster are all on our critics' lists.

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Once quaint, 'Stranger Things' is now extravagant in every way

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The kids of Stranger Things are no longer kids, and the plot no longer revolves around them.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend listening and viewing

Friday, May 20, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Harvey Fierstein's memoir, Bling Empire and more.

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'Downton Abbey: A New Era' does not, in fact, represent a new era

Friday, May 20, 2022

The new Downton film relies on forced plotlines that remind viewers why most stories come to an end eventually.

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'The Time Traveler's Wife' is still weird, even as a TV show

Saturday, May 14, 2022

First it was a book, then a movie. Now, it's an HBO show.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend listening and viewing

Friday, May 13, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Ncuti Gatwa as the new Doctor, Florence + The Machine's new album, and more.

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'Conversations with Friends': Sally Rooney on screen, take two

Friday, May 13, 2022

Normal People author Sally Rooney's first book, Conversations with Friends, comes to Hulu on Sunday.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend viewing, reading and listening

Friday, May 06, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: vintage reads, Elden Ring and something to scratch the Schitt's Creek itch.

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'The Staircase': A drama about a docuseries about a 20-year-old murder case

Friday, May 06, 2022

The new HBO show stars Colin Firth as Michael Peterson, the writer who was convicted of his wife Kathleen's murder.

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There's too much TV to keep up. Have we hit the limit?

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

It's not that there are too many bad shows. It's that there are too many perfectly fine ones. That has implications for jobs in Hollywood.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend viewing, reading and listening

Friday, April 29, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Bob Odenkirk's memoir, the guy collecting every Gap store playlist ever made and more.

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What's left to resolve in the 'Ozark' final episodes

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The last seven episodes drop on Netflix on Friday, April 29. Here's what you can expect (no spoilers, of course).

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'The Offer': 10 hours of self-indulgence about the making of 'The Godfather'

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Between questionable casting choices, a thin storyline, and a glowing portrayal of one of the show's own producers, The Offer isn't worth 10 hours.

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The HBO Max show 'The Flight Attendant' is back for a 2nd season

Saturday, April 23, 2022

The series is not the traditional comedy setup. NPR's Linda Holmes shares her review.

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In its second season, 'The Flight Attendant' charts a new course — and it works

Friday, April 22, 2022

Lots of shows come back for a second season without a clear purpose. The Flight Attendant finds one.

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Hollywood has found a favorite new subject — the failed CEOs of tech companies

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

All of a sudden it seems like Hollywood has found a favorite new subject — the failed CEOs of tech companies with bio-pics depicting the rise and fall of the heads of Uber, WeWork and Theranos.

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Thank goodness, 'The Great Pottery Throw Down' is back

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Cousin to The Great British Baking Show, this pottery competition almost dares you to make fun of its aggressively earnest approach.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading and viewing

Friday, April 15, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Everything Everywhere All At Once, Jerrod Carmichael's standup special, and more.

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In Apple TV+'s 'Roar,' stories of womanhood are satisfyingly weird

Friday, April 15, 2022

While the experimental series has a star-studded cast — including Issa Rae and Nicole Kidman — its directors meld the fantastical with the real.

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'The Dropout' nails the ending – even though Elizabeth Holmes' story isn't over

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Confronted with the mess she's made at her startup Theranos, Holmes simply runs at the end of the Hulu show.

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