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

‘Masterpiece’ mines past for ‘The Woman in White’

By , Globe Staff

The five-part miniseries is based on Wilkie Collins’ 19th-century mystery novel.


TV’s 10 most moving moments

By , Globe Staff

Forget the manipulations of “This Is Us” — here are some TV moments that managed to wring honest tears.

TV Critic’s Corner

An ‘NYPD Blue’ spinoff is in the works

By , Globe Staff

The series would center on Andy Sipowicz’s son, Theo, a cop investigating his father’s murder.

Television Review

Dinklage gives ‘My Dinner With Hervé’ humanity

By , Globe Staff

In the HBO film, the actor brings layers of conflict, arrogance, insecurity, and sorrow to a man who, before he killed himself, was viewed as a pop culture oddity.