Linda Holmes

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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.


From 'Parks And Recreation,' A Brief But Delightful Return To Pawnee

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Thursday night's special may not have been a narrative necessity, but it was a welcome joy to visit with Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson and the rest of our old pals.


'Normal People' Is A Love Story To Cherish

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Hulu adaptation of Sally Rooney's novel is gently romantic, wise and sometimes sad, and made with the care that an adaptation of a beloved book deserves.


'Mrs. America': A Star-Studded Cast Puts The ERA In The Spotlight

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Hulu series Mrs. America follows the epic battle between Phyllis Schlafly on one side and a battery of 1970s feminist activists on the other.


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.


'Project Runway' Hosts Return With 'Making The Cut' — Conspicuously On Amazon

Monday, March 30, 2020

Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum are back with another fashion TV show called Making the Cut on Amazon Prime Video. The show's prize? Getting your clothes sold on Amazon.


Tim Gunn And Heidi Klum Are Together Again In 'Making The Cut'

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum's new Amazon show has a very different vibe from Project Runway, but you'll see a lot of fashion and a lot of pretty sights.


How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The Landscape Of Pop Culture

Friday, March 27, 2020

A host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour takes a look at how the coronavirus is affecting cultural production — and offers some recommendations for home entertainment.


'Little Fires Everywhere' Finds Families Ready To Collide

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

In the Hulu limited series adapting Celeste Ng's novel, Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington star as two mothers whose daughters are pulling away from them.


Upbeat Documentaries For Those Spending More Time At Home These Days

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

If you find yourself at home more often than usual, here's a list of "not sad" documentaries you may have missed — but now have time to watch on TV.


In 'P.S. I Still Love You,' The 'To All The Boys' Story Gets More Complicated

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The follow-up to Netflix's well-received YA romcom To All The Boys I've Loved Before finds its principals working on what happens after that closing kiss.


At The Oscars, 'Parasite' Makes Best Picture History

Monday, February 10, 2020

Bong Joon-ho's film about families, class and keeping secrets won best picture. It's the first time a film in a language other than English has won the top prize.


Yes, 'Parasite' Could Win Best Picture

Sunday, February 09, 2020

This year's best picture race doesn't have as clear a frontrunner as it sometimes has. But just as Moonlight came through on a shocker of an evening in 2017, Parasite might pull it off this year.


Oscars 2020: A Podcast Playlist For The Best Picture Nominees

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour's coverage of 1917, Parasite, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, and more.


Crooks Go All-Out To Take Home The Grand Fries In 'McMillions'

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

HBO's latest documentary series explores an enormous conspiracy to steal the winning game pieces from McDonald's' best-known promotional game.


A Goodbye To 'The Good Place'

Friday, January 31, 2020

The NBC afterlife comedy ended Thursday after four seasons, and it did so in a rich, emotionally satisfying, provocative fashion.


'Nora From Queens' Is, And Is Not, Awkwafina

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Awkwafina's career has ranged from rap to Crazy Rich Asians to a Golden Globe for The Farewell. Now, she's putting down a lot of her old habits in a new Comedy Central series.


No Women Nominated For Best Director Oscar

Saturday, January 18, 2020

No women were included in the Oscar's Best Director category, yet there were many notable movies directed by women last year.


The Oscar Nominations: In With The Old, And 'Congratulations To Those Men'

Monday, January 13, 2020

From South Korean director Bong Joon-ho to Netflix's Martin Scorsese, from men who drive fast to men who are sad clowns, plenty of men cleaned up at this morning's Oscar nominations. Some women, too.


'Cheer' Is An Incisive Look At Injury, Coaching And Competition

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

The Netflix series Cheer may not be quite as cleanly inspirational as it intends to be, but it tells a gripping story of a coach who knows her team will give until it hurts if she tells them to.