Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

YouTube can learn from old school blog culture: Share (and cheat) at your own risk

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Linda Holmes has seen blog culture boom, bust and bounce right back. She says when you write or talk publicly about your personal life, people feel entitled to know how the story ends.

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

Friday, September 23, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Industry, The Great British Baking Show, and more.

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'Don't Worry Darling' and the mechanics of a mystery

Friday, September 23, 2022

The thriller Don't Worry Darling has a satisfying setup and some good performances. But the payoff leaves a lot to be desired.

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These are the new movies and TV shows we can't wait to watch this fall

Monday, September 19, 2022

Our critics' guide lets you search by genre and where to watch — whether on your couch or in the theater. Here's what NPR critics are looking forward to after a busy blockbuster summer.

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'The Handmaid's Tale' shifts its focus to the rage and limitations of its heroine

Thursday, September 15, 2022

In its fifth season, The Handmaid's Tale becomes more focused on the problems of complicity and of revolution that is individual rather than collective.

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Five takeaways from the 2022 Emmy awards

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The 2022 Emmys handed out awards to Succession, Squid Game, Abbott Elementary, The White Lotus, Ted Lasso, Lizzo's Here's To The Big Grrrls and others. We've got five things you need to know.

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For decades, the media struggled to capture Queen Elizabeth II

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Movies and TV shows like The Crown, The Queen and Spencer have played a huge role in how Americans have perceived the queen.

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'The Patient' is an effectively terrifying thriller about ... therapy

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson star in a new Hulu series from the creators of The Americans that features Carell as a therapist held prisoner by a very (very) troubled patient.

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New Peaches, new problems: 'A League of Their Own' makes a successful move to TV

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Amazon Prime series, co-created by Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham, is both a loving descendant of the 1992 film of the same name, and an ambitious effort to address its conspicuous gaps.

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The characters in 'The Resort' make a visit worth your while

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Cristin Milioti and William Jackson Harper star as Emma and Noah, a couple who try to solve two mysterious disappearances while also figuring out how to rescue their own relationship.

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Catching up with 'Better Call Saul' like a con artist would

Friday, July 22, 2022

There's no law against a couple of shortcuts when you're catching up on a beloved TV show. And even if you were, Better Call Saul's Jimmy McGill would tell you to take them anyway.

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

Friday, July 22, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Hurricane Season, A Strange Loop, and more.

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Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward and the complex legacy of 'The Last Movie Stars'

Thursday, July 21, 2022

A new documentary series directed by Ethan Hawke is a close examination of the lives and careers of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, one of Hollywood's most revered long marriages.

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After Beanie Feldstein's departure, can Lea Michele really save 'Funny Girl'?

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Beanie Feldstein's departure from the role of Fanny Brice has caused waves on Broadway. But she wasn't the only source of Funny Girl's problems.

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

Friday, July 15, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: For All Mankind, The Witcher, the BeReal app, and more.

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'The Gray Man' review: Even on-screen assassins need something to believe in

Friday, July 15, 2022

The action-packed thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans is clever, stylish and fun to watch. But it's still missing something essential.

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A breakdown of this year's Emmy nominees

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Succession, Ted Lasso and The White Lotus raked in Emmy nominations Tuesday morning, alongside newcomers Only Murders in the Building and Abbott Elementary.

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Why I love quiet action sequences in movies

Saturday, July 09, 2022

NPR critic Linda Holmes explains why action sequences that don't echo into the movie theater next door should be appreciated.

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

Friday, July 08, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Rutherford Falls season two, Magic Mike XXL, and more.

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The best 'American Idol' contestants of all time, ranked — according to your votes

Thursday, June 16, 2022

NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour asked listeners to vote on their favorite American Idol contestants of all time.

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