Villanelle (Jodie Comer) and Eve (Sandra Oh) This image released by FX shows Matthew Rhys, left, and Keri Russell in a scene from “The Americans.” Rhys was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best actor in TV drama series on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (Patrick Harbron/FX via AP) Donald Glover and Bryan Tyree Henry play cousins who aren’t always on the same page in the new FX comedy “Atlanta.” Source: FX Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill – Better Call Saul _ Season 4, Episode 10 – Photo Credit: Nicole Wilder/AMC/Sony Pictures Television SHOWTIME Jim Carrey returns to TV to star as a troubled kids entertainer in “Kidding.” AMAZON Julia Roberts is a therapist whose work on a secret government project with American soldiers goes awry in “Homecoming.” Alison Brie strikes a pose in “GLOW.” (Netflix) Show … [Read more...] about The top 10 TV shows of 2018 were …
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By Jeanne Jakle Updated 5:20 pm CST, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Sandra Oh stars in the cat-and-mouse thriller “Killing Eve,” one of the noteworthy TV series showcasing women in strong roles. Sandra Oh stars in the cat-and-mouse thriller “Killing Eve,” one of the noteworthy TV series showcasing women in strong roles. Photo: Nick Briggs /Associated Press Photo: Nick Briggs /Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Sandra Oh stars in the cat-and-mouse thriller “Killing Eve,” one of the noteworthy TV series showcasing women in strong roles. Sandra Oh stars in the cat-and-mouse thriller “Killing Eve,” one of the noteworthy TV series showcasing women in strong roles. … [Read more...] about Jeanne Jakle: The 10 best TV shows of 2018
1: “Pose” (FX)I’m going out on a limb here. The ambition of this melodrama from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals at times exceeded its grasp. But still: I was consistently blown away by its deep dive into the early years of AIDS and the 1980s Harlem ballroom scene, where LGBT people formed a ritualistic sense of belonging around the runways. The season, told in eight episodes, is a story about survival no matter what. The acting, largely by the trans actresses, was stunning — with all the drama queenliness you might expect anchored by a wide range of emotional subtlety. I’d feared the series would be a hollow exercise in spectacle, but it’s far from that, as it shows the beauty of families of choice and the daily struggles of people living on the financial and cultural edge. The extended ballroom scenes, led by the miraculous Billy Porter as the witty, shady emcee, are funny, flamboyant, and vibrant. At times, Murphy employs the overused … [Read more...] about Critic Matthew Gilbert’s top 10 TV shows of the year
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Matthew Gilbert Globe Staff November 26, 2018 Your TV GPS, Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s look at the week ahead in television, appears every Monday morning on BostonGlobe.com. ‘SNL’ UPDATE It has been a strange season so far for “Saturday Night Live,” what with all the drama queenliness. In terms of content, the show has been, as always, a mixed bag. I’ve loved a few sketches, including the one that equated Vermont with a neo-Confederate homeland, as well as all the Fox News spoofs, and I’m still mystified — and fascinated, and a little obsessed — by Kate McKinnon’s “Teacher Fell Down.” Seriously what?But the headlines surrounding “SNL” haven’t stopped. Kanye stirred things up, not because of the Perrier cosplay, but because of his pro-Trump mishugas, which led to a … [Read more...] about The week in watching: ‘SNL’ melodrama, ‘Maisel’ marvelousness, and John and Chrissy adorability
John Salangsang/Associated Press archives Childish Gambino performs at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival Day 1 held at T-Mobile Arena on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP) Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Childish Gambino performs onstage during Rihanna's 4th Annual Diamond Ball benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Diamond Ball) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds RECORD OF THE YEAR: 'REDBONE' - CHILDISH GAMBINO - Donald Glover of Childish Gambino performs onstage during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 2 at Randall's Island on June 3, 2017 in New York City. (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) ALBUM OF THE YEAR: 'AWAKEN MY LOVE' - CHILDISH GAMBINO - Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) performs onstage during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 2 at Randall's … [Read more...] about Will Childish Gambino postpone Oakland, San Jose shows due to injury?