DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

KIM AKASS

MONIQUE NAZARETH

ROGER CATLIN

GARY EDGERTON

TOM BRINKMOELLER

GERALD JORDAN

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2020
May
1
 
 
It’s no secret that with the wonderful golden-age Hollywood movies, as with sausage, you didn’t want to know what went into making them...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
30
 
 
Television continues to play its part in the drive to reduce our attention spans to zero. Fortunately, some of the mini-content is not uninteresting...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
29
 
 
Normal People might be the most revolutionary series on television this spring. Violating every rule of what viewers are said to crave these days, it’s a story about, get this, normal people...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
27
 
 
Saying you weren’t riveted by the Netflix series Tiger King these days is like saying you don’t like the Bill of Rights. You feel like someone from whom other people would maintain social distance even if they didn’t have to...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
25
 
 
Bad Education is an average movie with an above-average cast...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
24
 
 
Jacob Barber is 14 years old. He’s a seemingly good kid who is also frequently exasperated and uncommunicative with his parents. In other words, he’s a normal teenage boy. The question is whether he’s also a murderer...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
23
 
 
If you ever wished you had a twin, watching Sanctuary will rid you of that wish forever. Sanctuary...follows a young Swedish woman named Helena down a long and creepy road that puts her in ever-escalating mortal danger...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
21
 
 
Things have rarely gone smoothly on Fox’s soapy and boisterous Empire, and that now includes its sort-of final episode...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
21
 
 

Finding a TV program about the coronavirus pandemic is about as hard as, um, turning the TV set on. But for a good compact update, sorting out many of the conflicting claims and arguments, it’s worth checking out Frontline’s Coronavirus Pandemic...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Apr
20
 
 
Sports fans are finding no shortage of classic sports programming on their TV sets these days. In fact, that’s about all they’re finding, and it’s getting, so to speak, a little old. The Last Dance raises the bar...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

David Hinckley

David Hinckley first grasped the power of television when, at the age of 8, he bullied his parents into buying a basset hound like Cleo on The People’s Choice. He named her Cleo. Somewhat more recently, he worked for 35 years at The New York Daily News, the last seven covering television.

 
 
 
 

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