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

Riveting ‘Sleeper Cell’ is worth another look

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I think it was a little ahead of its time; a few years later, in 2011, audiences wholeheartedly embraced the somewhat similarly themed Showtime series “Homeland.”


What to watch: Lewinsky speaks, ‘My Brilliant Friend’ speaks Italian, ‘Black-ish’ speaks Prince

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TV critic Matthew Gilbert navigates this week in television.

TV Critic’s Corner

A flash-forward for ‘The Affair’

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The fifth and final season will include a story line that takes place in the future, as an adult Joanie tries to learn the truth about her mother, Alison.

Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

A ‘Breaking Bad’ movie? No thanks.

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A great series already had its perfect ending.