Linda Holmes

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'Sexy Beasts' Is Coming To Netflix, And We Have ... Questions

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

After the success of Love Is Blind, Netflix has found another way to hide conventionally attractive people from each other. We'd explain it if we could.

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Review: Bo Burnham's 'Inside'

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Comedian and filmmaker Bo Burnham used his time alone during the pandemic to create a one-man show. His new Netflix special Inside was directed, written and performed all inside one room.

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Bo Burnham's 'Inside' Is A Musical Fantasy About Terrible Realities

Friday, June 04, 2021

Burnham has been away from stand-up for a long time, and this is not a stand-up special. It's theater, filmed at home, touching on some of the harshest realities of the isolated mind.

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'Mare Of Easttown': Your Finale Questions, Answered

Sunday, May 30, 2021

The mystery was finally solved on Sunday night's seventh and final episode of HBO's Mare of Easttown. It got complicated, so we've got answers.

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'Plan B' Is A Winning Comedy With Some Painful Truths

Friday, May 28, 2021

The new film Plan B follows two teenagers on a trek to obtain a morning-after pill. Surprisingly warm but also broadly funny, it's a tricky balance executed very well.

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The 'Friends' Reunion That Lost Its Nerve

Thursday, May 27, 2021

After a year of delay, the Friends reunion is on HBO Max. And while there are some poignant moments of reminiscing, there's entirely too much irrelevant celebrity and too much James Corden.

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What To Watch: New Shows Are Coming To The Small Screen

Friday, May 14, 2021

During the pandemic, you may feel like you've seen every show worth watching. With a lot of new shows debuting, we have some suggestions for what to watch in the coming weeks.

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'The Woman In The Window' Locks Amy Adams Inside

Friday, May 14, 2021

The long-delayed film based on the buzzy novel finds an agoraphobic woman doubting her grasp of reality after she sees something disturbing happen to a neighbor.

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7 Takeaways From The Train-Station Oscars

Monday, April 26, 2021

A bungled ending, some charming winners, and making the best of a bad situation — the 2021 Oscars left an impression in a few ways.

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A Pandemic 'Romeo & Juliet' Finds A New Language Of Love And Loss

Friday, April 23, 2021

A cleverly made Romeo & Juliet, adapted from a planned theatrical run to a filmed version, embraces the promise and the romance of a large and empty theater as a place to situate a classic story.

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A Ruthless Ranking Of The 25 Best Muppets, According To Listeners

Friday, April 02, 2021

We asked PCHH listeners to vote for the best Muppet. Nearly 20,000 votes later, here's your top 25, with accompanying commentary by Linda, Stephen, Aisha and Glen.

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'Calls' Is A Suspenseful Audio Drama With An Effective Visual Boost

Thursday, March 25, 2021

The nine-part series airing on Apple TV+ is a science fiction story that plays out as a series of phone calls between people confronted with a strange series of events.

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'Mank' Leads Oscar Nominations In A Year When It's Easy To Judge For Yourself

Monday, March 15, 2021

The Oscar nominations embraced David Fincher's Mank, a movie about movies, which is no surprise. But if you want to pick your own favorites, this is the year to do it.

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Harry And Meghan: Where Things Stand And 10 Takeaways From The Big Oprah Interview

Monday, March 08, 2021

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry talked to Oprah Winfrey about darkest moments, family conflicts, the persistence of racism and the symbiosis between the royal family and the tabloid press.

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'WandaVision' Wraps A Season That Was Never What It Seemed

Friday, March 05, 2021

The finale of WandaVision wrapped up a moving story of loss and grief. And, less importantly, there was a bunch of action.

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'Moxie' Says Some Things, But Not Everything, About High School Feminists

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Directed by Amy Poehler, the new Netflix film longs to stretch beyond its limits to be an inclusive look at feminism in teenagers, but its story works best when it keeps its ambitions modest.

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'Ginny & Georgia' Has Trouble Getting Georgia Out Of Ginny's Way

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Netflix series about a young single mom and her teenage daughter has drawn comparisons to Gilmore Girls. It's messier than that.

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'Firefly Lane' Is A Regrettably Shapeless Friendship Story

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The Netflix adaptation of Kristin Hannah's novel, starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke, doesn't follow the novel's narrative shape, but it has trouble finding one of its own.

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'In & Of Itself' Is A Study Of Identity And Magic

Friday, January 22, 2021

Derek DelGaudio's successful off-Broadway show has been given a marvelous film adaptation that captures the stage production's delicate and humane tone.

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Need A Break? The Pets And Vets Of 'All Creatures Great And Small' Might Hit The Spot

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

A new adaptation of James Herriot's books about life as a Yorkshire vet in the 1930s has gorgeous landscapes, majestic animals, and a welcome focus on home and work.

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