TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and Esquire.com and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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Omarosa is the anti-heroine we’ve all been waiting for

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I can’t imagine coming up with a more perfect premise for a dishy, cynical TV drama than her tale of revenge and need.

TV Critic’s Corner

Every week, a majestic opening to ‘The Affair’

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It has plenty of detractors, but to me the title sequence, set to Fiona Apple’s music, is a perfect reflection of the show it introduces.

TV Critic’s Corner

For ‘Conan,’ losing music is just the half of it

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Beginning next year, the hourlong late-night show, on TBS since 2010, will be cut down to a half-hour per episode.

Television Review

‘Meh’ to Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’

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The “Simpsons” creator pokes fun at the tropes of medieval drama in his new Netflix series.