Linda Holmes

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Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges.


'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Sheds Light On Both Justice And Its Pursuers

Monday, August 03, 2020

By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit.


The 6 Things To Know About The Emmy Nominations

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Netflix scores big, Watchmen gets the love it deserves, and other notes on Tuesday's Emmy nominations in this unusual season.


Netflix Transforms A Childhood Game Into A Not-So-Serious Competition Show

Friday, July 24, 2020

Netflix's Floor Is Lava is an obstacle-course competition show premised on a children's game. It's like American Ninja Warrior meets Honey, I Shrunk The Kids — but with pits of "lava" to avoid.


'Showbiz Kids' Gives Child Actors The Chance To Tell Their Own Stories

Saturday, July 18, 2020

In a new HBO documentary, current and former child actors from Wil Wheaton to Todd Bridges to Evan Rachel Wood talk about abuse, money, work and finding your way as an adult.


Kick Back With 'Palm Springs,' A Witty Romcom About Fighting Despair

Saturday, July 11, 2020

The romantic comedy starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti finds two people connecting at a wedding and getting a lot more than they bargained for.


'The Old Guard' Is A Smart Blend Of Action And Emotion

Friday, July 10, 2020

Director Gina Prince-Bythewood knocks it out of the park with a film about soldiers who fight (and fight and fight), based on a series of comics and starring Charlize Theron as the boss.


Walter Mercado, Remembered, With 'Mucho Mucho Amor'

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Walter Mercado found his way into many tens of millions of homes as a television astrologer. A new Netflix documentary looks at his life and what he meant to the people who watched him.


'Hamilton' Comes Home, Just In Time For The Fourth Of July

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The very good movie version of Hamilton, filmed with the original cast at the height of the show's popularity, will perk up faithful cast album fans — and new viewers, too.


'Irresistible' Chooses An Inopportune Moment To Get Glib About Politics

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Jon Stewart wrote and directed a new comedy that stars Steve Carell as a political operative cynically descending on a Wisconsin town. Unfortunately, it has little to offer in the current moment.


Entertainment Companies Express Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

Friday, June 12, 2020

Big streaming services are highlighting TV shows and movies about black life and dropping movies like Gone With The Wind in support of Black Lives Matter.


Aibileen And Skeeter And Mookie And Sal: Love, Work And Watching 'The Help'

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Help has enjoyed a surge of popularity on Netflix, perhaps owing to its commitment to the idea that the personal matters most. But where injustices persist, that's a flawed idea at best.


'I May Destroy You' Is HBO's New Unforgettable, Unmissable Drama

Sunday, June 07, 2020

A new drama series showcases writer and actor Michaela Coel in the story of a woman whose life is upended by sexual assault.


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.