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 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

TV therapy that’s worth tuning into

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Here’s a list of my favorite TV shrinks.

The Year in Arts 2018

As a weapon of mass consumption, Netflix’s aim is true

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The streamer spent $8 billion on a tsunami of series in 2018. But its reputation for quantity over quality remains stubbornly intact.

TV Critic’s Corner

With Netflix’s ‘Roma,’ it’s viewers’ choice

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Right after the streaming service debuted the Oscar contender in theaters, it’s making it available in Netflix homes.


The week in TV: ‘Roma’ at home, Springsteen on Broadway, and therapists on screen

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Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s take on what to watch this week.