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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The beauty of Amy Schumer

By , Globe Staff

Schumer is one of America’s best comics, skewering the social and pop cultural pervasiveness of misshapen gender norms.

Television review

‘Nightingale’: A soldier’s torment only glimpsed

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HBO’s “Nightingale,” a one-character movie starring David Oyelowo, is about a war veteran falling apart.

TV Confessions: Robert Pinsky

By , Globe Staff

Former United States poet laureate Robert Pinksy talks Sid Caesar, Jon Stewart, and the Eck.

Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Thursday

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Matthew Gibert’s guide to television, including “Aquarius” on NBC.