Matthew Gilbert

Gilbert has been the TV critic at the Globe since 1998. He has also written about TV for Slate, appeared on NPR, and been managing editor at the Boston Review.

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Television REview

In ‘Night Will Fall,’ haunting Holocaust footage

By , Globe Staff

“Night Will Fall,” describes how British, US, and Soviet troops moved through Germany in the spring of 1945.


On TV, dramatic acting is flourishing

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For decades, TV acting was considered the garish cousin to film and theater acting. There was little of the development that is now a highlight of great TV dramas.

The ticket: television

By , Globe Staff

Critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to what’s on TV this week.

TV Confessions: Junot Díaz

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The author talks about his TV likes and loves.