Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Gilmore Girls' And 'Moana'

Friday, December 02, 2016

On this week's show, we return to Stars Hollow and travel to Disney's latest gorgeous world with Daisy Rosario and super-librarian Margaret H. Willison.


'Moonlight' Scored At The Gotham Awards, Which Is Why We Have Awards

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The ability of an initially low-profile film like Moonlight to soar at the Gotham Awards is one of the times when awards prove they don't have to just be cynical back-patting exercises.


'Gilmore Girls' Returns On Netflix, Just In Time For A Holiday Binge

Friday, November 25, 2016

Gilmore Girls was a much-loved series that returns to the small screen after almost a decade. Most of the cast is returning, including the show's creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino. Fans are ecstatic.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live From Los Angeles With Kumail Nanjiani

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

This week's show was taped during our west coast tour, and it gives us a chance to talk about romantic comedies with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Arrival' And Pop Culture Mood-Boosters

Friday, November 18, 2016

On this week's show, we talk about one of our favorite movies in a while and we offer some music and other stuff that can give you a boost when you need one.


What We Can Know And What We Can Change: The Optimism Of 'Arrival'

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Arrival is, like many of our most beloved stories, deeply committed to the idea that knowledge and understanding are the paths to follow.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Halloween With Mallory Ortberg And Audie Cornish

Friday, October 28, 2016

We bring you two Halloween-themed segments from our west coast tour: Mallory Ortberg joins us for a Halloween candy debate, and Audie Cornish sits down for our super-difficult Halloween quiz.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Lupita Nyong'o, 'TV: The Book,' 'Take My Wife'

Friday, October 14, 2016

This week in a special episode, we're featuring three conversations with interesting folks from movies, television, and books (about television).


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Fall Movie And TV Preview

Friday, October 07, 2016

Bob Mondello joins us for a look at the fall films from the Toronto International Film Festival, and we jump into our annual fall television pool.


TIFF Diary, Day 6: 'Strange Weather,' 'Manchester By The Sea' And 'Abacus'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On her penultimate day at the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes reviews three films about family and various forms of loss.


'Son Of Zorn,' 'The Last Man On Earth' And Ditching Sitcom Normalcy

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Both the new Fox comedy Son of Zorn and the returning The Last Man on Earth buck conventional sitcom tropes to build worlds where the humor is broader and the concepts higher.


TIFF Diary, Day 5: 'The Promise,' 'La La Land' And 'Jackie'

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

On Day 5 of the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes reviews a romance set amid the Armenian genocide, a musical about Hollywood, and a Jackie Kennedy biopic.


TIFF Diary, Day 4: 'Lion,' 'A United Kingdom,' 'I Am Not Your Negro,' And More

Monday, September 12, 2016

On her fourth day at the Toronto International Film Festival, Linda Holmes saw five movies. Pour out some maple syrup for her. (Also reviewed: Boundaries, Just Not Married)


TIFF Diary, Day 3: 'Mascots,' 'All I See Is You' And 'Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!'

Sunday, September 11, 2016

On Linda Holmes' third day at the Toronto International Film Festival, she caught a new film from Christopher Guest, a lifeless movie starring Blake Lively, and a rock documentary.


TIFF Diary, Day 2: 'Nocturnal Animals,' 'Arrival,' 'A Monster Calls' And More

Saturday, September 10, 2016

In Linda Holmes' second dispatch from the Toronto International Film Festival, she covers movies that range from alien encounters and tree-shaped monsters to riffs on Shakespeare.


TIFF Diary, Day 1: 'Loving,' 'Magnificent Seven,' 'Salesman,' 'Jean of the Joneses'

Friday, September 09, 2016

In Linda Holmes' first dispatch from the Toronto International Film Festival, she reviews films about a civil rights case, gunslinging, a strained marriage and a warm, talky family.


Comedy Is Old And New Again: 'Superstore' And 'You're The Worst'

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Today, a TV show's style doesn't tell you as much as it used to. A traditional network workplace sitcom slyly breaks with tradition, and an edgy cable sitcom hides a beating human heart.


Singular Points Of View: 'Atlanta,' 'One Mississippi' And 'Fleabag'

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

We look at three fall shows that step away from generic, broad-appeal TV concepts and come straight from the specific sensibilities of their creators.


Ryan Lochte Just Wants To Dance, Apparently — With The Stars!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The casting of Ryan Lochte on Dancing With The Stars is an awfully speedy performance by the Hollywood redemption machine.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Pete's Dragon' And Kids And Their Monsters

Friday, August 26, 2016

On this week's show, we visit with Disney's latest live-action effort and talk about why kids have, and love, their friendly monsters.