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Daniel Fienberg

Chief Television Critic

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FX’s ‘Pride’: TV Review

The six-part docuseries chronicles the LGBTQ+ rights movement from the 1950s on, turning each episode over to a different filmmaker with a different artistic approach.

Critic’s Notebook: Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ Debut Is More Forgettable Than Controversial

After weeks of controversy over whether he should have been hosting 'Saturday Night Live' at all, Elon Musk (and his mother) took the stage, along with musical guest Miley Cyrus

‘The Crime of the Century’: TV Review

Prolific documentarian Alex Gibney turns his attentions to the opioid crisis in a four-hour HBO documentary.

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’: TV Review

Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb star in the Netflix adaptation of Mark Millar's comic book series about a dysfunctional superhero family.

‘The Underground Railroad’: TV Review

Barry Jenkins tackles Colson Whitehead's heralded novel about a slave's literal and spiritual journey toward freedom in this 10-part Amazon limited series.

‘Dirty Tricks’: Film Review | Hot Docs 2021

Director Daniel Sivan examines a cheating scandal that rocked the world of elite competitive bridge, exposing that the world of elite competitive bridge exists.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4: TV Review

Elisabeth Moss' June faces big changes, while the acclaimed actress goes behind the camera for the first time, in another intense season of Hulu's Emmy-winning Margaret Atwood adaptation.

Critic’s Notebook: Oscar Producers’ Big Gambles Yield Wildly Mixed Results

The production team led by Steven Soderbergh had a new location in Union Station and made big changes to the telecast, several of which failed to pay off — in one case, spectacularly so.

‘Shadow and Bone’: TV Review

Eric Heisserer adapts Leigh Bardugo's best-selling YA series for Netflix, bringing the story of a teenage orphan and her mysterious powers to the small screen.

‘The Mosquito Coast’: TV Review

Star and executive producer Justin Theroux brings his uncle Paul Theroux's novel about a family fleeing America to Apple TV+.

‘Sasquatch’: TV Review

The director of 'Lorena' teams up with an investigative journalist for a three-part Hulu documentary about a triple homicide that may or may not have happened and may or may not involve Bigfoot.

‘Frank of Ireland’: TV Review

Siblings Brian and Domhnall Gleeson star in a six-episode Amazon comedy about Irish man-children and the people who inexplicably love them.