Television Review

Kirsten Dunst breaks bad in ‘Florida,’ and it’s good

If you can’t remember the title of “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” just call it “Kirsten Dunst’s show,” since it fully belongs to her.

First Netflix project endorsed by Obamas debuts today

A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service’s first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama’s new production company.

Doc talk | Peter Keough

Doc Talk: A mother’s tale, a choral tour, a Patrick Swayze bio

News about upcoming and currently available documentaries.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Succession’ is more ‘Dynasty’ than it is ‘King Lear’

The HBO series really is a family soap opera, with some of the excesses that go along with that genre.

Album review

Sleater-Kinney veers off course on ‘The Center Won’t Hold’

The new album, produced by St. Vincent, is a bold swerve in the direction of pop. Unfortunately, most of the time it’s a wrong turn.

Movie Review

In Focus: Why ‘Fiddler’ plays on — and deserves to

A review of the documentary “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles.”


Mass shootings require a call to action. Will we answer?

In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.

Movie Review

In ‘Peanut Butter Falcon,’ it’s the WWE or bust

The dramedy about a young man with Down syndrome stars Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

Music REview

At Tanglewood, thunderstorms and Yo-Yo Ma struck a dramatic note with the BSO

This past weekend, the orchestra delivered two crowd-pleasing programs of Brahms and Robert Schumann.

Music Review

At TD Garden, Jonas Brothers play to their strengths

Saturday night’s show, the trio’s first in Boston since 2013, was a muscular run-through of their past 15 years of pop hits.

Music Review

George Strait returns to the stage — and to his evergreen country

Without fanfare, the King of Country delivered his hits and one surprise during his show Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Critic’s Notebook

Boston lost a powerful, poetic work when artist pulled his ‘Auction Block’ slave memorial

Last month’s controversy over Steve Locke’s memorial to enslaved people denied us a crucial piece of art.


Cambridge author talks ‘One of Us Is Lying’ after NBCUniversal orders murder mystery to pilot

NBCUniversal, set to compete with Netflix by launching its own streaming service, wants to turn the novel by Karen M. McManus into a “Pretty Little Liars”-size hit.

Music review

At TD Garden, a more mature Shawn Mendes defies expectations

Mendes’s set on Thursday was brisk even when the tempos slowed, a testament to his growing confidence as a performer and the precision of his songwriting.