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 Esquire.com 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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Meet the new actress playing Queen Elizabeth II on ‘The Crown’ season 3

By , Globe Staff

When Netflix’s “The Crown” returns for season 3 in 2019, the royal drama will look a little different. Actually, it will look a lot different.

TV Critic’s Corner

TCM to honor Tab Hunter with a movie marathon

By , Globe Staff

The actor, who died on July 8 at 86, had appeared in more than 40 movies.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Downton Abbey’ movie is a go, with original cast

By , Globe Staff

Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Hugh Bonneville are all set to reprise their roles in the film that will begin shooting later this summer.

Matthew Gilbert

Emmy nominations: surprises, savvy picks, and a few slights

By , Globe Staff

“The Americans” gets its due, “Modern Family” disappears, and “Game of Thrones” and “Handmaid’s Tale” appear to be heading for a showdown.