Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 4:24pm

Like all of the live musicals that came before it, the book scenes dragged, preventing the show from gaining any real momentum.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 4:49pm

Since seeing the show in August, I’ve fallen in love with the music, consuming every possible thing I can that’s related to the show.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 5:09pm

It’s been cathartic to watch them work through the same feelings I had and grapple with what the next four years are going to be like.

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:16pm

I’ve always looked at situations with a sense of “why this will be good” rather than “how this can and will go wrong.” That’s just a part of who I am as a person, and, in this case, it extends to how I watch my TV.

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 7:22pm

It could easily go off the rails in a second, but, nothing in the brilliant season three premiere suggests that’s going to happen any time soon.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 4:24pm

To say “Hamilton” has exploded like no other Broadway show in recent memory might be an understatement. The show took Broadway by storm, breaking box office records for the Richard Rodgers Theatre and winning 11 Tony Awards. It’s also entrenched itself into mainstream culture, with the cast album constantly holding a place on the Billboard Top 200 Albums and iTunes Best Sellers charts.

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:18pm

Based on the early ratings for “Westworld,” it looks like it’ll get the time to unravel its arc and show us what it has in store.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:17pm

Last May, I made an attempt at projecting how this year’s summer movies will do. And, well ... let’s just say there’s always kinks the first time.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 4:25pm

In my first column, I was a little condescending toward the broadcast networks and their new offerings for the season. For most of the offerings, I feel like they’re generic attempts to modulate overused formulas. Still, within the group of new series I’ve sampled so far, there’s a trend: the return of the kind of show that, for the most part, has disappeared from the air — the show with the good heart.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 9:07pm
“This is Us”

Much like ‘Parenthood,’ ‘This is Us’ goes for the emotional jugular in its emotional payoffs.