‘An unassuming hero under maximum stress’

The Globe’s picks for staying entertained at home every day of the week.


In ‘Palm Springs,’ on Hulu, it’s endless love all over again

A dandy romantic comedy about a man and a woman stuck at a wedding, and when I say stuck, I mean stuck.

What’s happening (digitally) in the arts world

This week's picks from Globe critics.

In the Berkshires, museums are a salve for the socially distanced soul

Art museums are different now, but they're still a source of comfort and a force for good.


Springing some surprises with ‘Palm Springs’

Director Max Barbakow talks about the new Hulu romantic comedy.


Donald Trump and the TV role of a lifetime

TV critic James Poniewozik's "Audience of One" is a must-read for anyone hoping to understand Trump.

What’s open, what’s closed as Massachusetts museums plot their return

Your guide to Massachusetts museums for summer 2020.

Artists are demanding that Trump stop playing their songs, but they can’t always get what they want

The chorus of rock and pop stars complaining about the president using their music at his rallies is getting louder all the time.


5 Massachusetts museums offering fresh attractions this summer

From MASS MoCA to Peabody Essex, the state's reopened museums offer a slate of exciting new shows.


‘Little Voice’ gets by on some romcom embellishments and songs by Sara Bareilles

Brittany O’Grady stars as a shy singer-songwriter who survives on the gig economy — dog-walking, piano lessons, bartending — while fostering dreams of performing live.

‘Greyhound’ has Tom Hanks captaining the ship in U-boat-infested waters

In the North Atlantic in early 1942, Hanks's Navy destroyer has to protect a convoy of supply ships.

‘P-Valley’ has a lot more on its mind than the male gaze

The compelling new Starz drama set in a Mississippi Delta strip club offers fully dimensional characters with complex backstories.


ABC to explore a Black family’s ‘Wonder Years’

The pilot will be directed by Fred Savage, who starred in the original series and who is putting together the new series with Lee Daniels and Saladin K. Patterson.

In Chelsea, a Latino theater company makes its debut

Teatro Chelsea hopes to stage full productions in 2021.


‘The Old Guard,' on Netflix, offers a new wrinkle in special-ops tactics: immortality

Charlize Theron plays the team leader in a Netflix film based on Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s comic book.


New England Literary News

News and notes from around the region.