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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Ten guest stars who made ‘The Good Wife’ great

By , Globe Staff

A stream of guest stars in recurring roles helped the show stay fresh.


As Alicia’s trials end, TV is left with a void

By , Globe Staff

“The Good Wife” — with its tricky plots and rich portrayals — is the best of the network dramas.

Jon Snow lives, and that’s too bad

By , Globe Staff

Matthew Gilbert writes that after almost a year of manipulative promotion about whether the “Game of Thrones” character was really dead, he felt disappointed and misused.


Zoe Kazan bears watching

By , Globe Staff

I often feel like I’m watching an actress on her way to greatness almost every time I see Kazan.