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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TV Critic’s Corner

Get ready for ‘Transparent,’ the musical

By , Globe Staff

Show creator Jill Soloway is thinking “‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ mixed with ‘La La Land’ mixed with ‘Flight of the Conchords’ with something more Jewish thrown in.”

TV Critic’s Corner

Could Jennifer Garner be part of an ‘Alias’ reboot?

By , Globe Staff

HBO’s “Camping” is a comedy about a super-controlling woman played by Jennifer Garner and the camping trip she hosts. But talk of an “Alias” reboot got Garner’s attention.

TV Critic’s Corner

Roger Ailes movie stalls, but miniseries moves forward

By , Globe Staff

Showtime’s still untitled eight-episode drama will star Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts, Seth MacFarlane, and Sienna Miller.

TV Critic’s Corner

HBO’s ‘True Detective’ returns after three-year hiatus

By , Globe Staff

This time around, the anthology series stars Mahershala Ali, who won an Oscar for “Moonlight,” and Stephen Dorff.