Liam Mathews

Liam Mathews

Liam Mathews is a freelance entertainment journalist in New York. Previously, he was a Reviews and Recommendations Editor at TV Guide. Follow him on Twitter: @liamaathews.
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This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

Producers Colin and Nick Barnicle pace their true crime whodunit for maximum entertainment value, laying out pieces of evidence that build up to twists and reveals that make you feel like you’re watching The Departed.

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The Best of What’s New in Streaming: April 2021

If you stick to the path I’ve cut for you with this vouched-for movies and shows, you’ll avoid getting lost in the streaming jungle and succumbing to the dreaded condition of option paralysis.

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The Best of What’s New on Netflix: April 2021

The best new films and shows on Netflix this April feature big stars — from Idris Elba to Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy to Octavia Spencer and Amanda Seyfried. A quick guide to help curate your queue.

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Behind Her Eyes

This twisty, sexy psychological thriller is like a well-acted, visually polished beach read for television that will keep you guessing right up to the end.

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The Best of Netflix: March 2021

March Picks: The best of Netflix releases include documentaries, crime thrillers, and a hidden-camera road-trip comedy.

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Mr. Mayor

Parks and Recreation meets 30 Rock, with a murderer’s row of talent in front of and behind the camera. If you’re looking for comedy that goes down easy but still has a little bit of bite, Mr. Mayor is for you.

Liam Mathews

Liam Mathews

Liam Mathews is a freelance entertainment journalist in New York. Previously, he was a Reviews and Recommendations Editor at TV Guide. Follow him on Twitter: @liamaathews.
Featured Image

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

Producers Colin and Nick Barnicle pace their true crime whodunit for maximum entertainment value, laying out pieces of evidence that build up to twists and reveals that make you feel like you’re watching The Departed.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 5: “Truth”

In the penultimate episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, titled “Truth,” we find out that the truth will set you free, if you can get past it pissing you off.

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Younger

This light and addictive comedy gives flight to the fantasy of getting a do-over to re-live your 20s, albeit with the wisdom and gratitude of mid-life.

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Judas and The Black Messiah: How Impactful Work Still Leaves Black Youth Behind

It’s nominated for six Oscars, just earned a BAFTA for star Daniel Kaluuya’s performance, and made history as the first film with an entirely Black team of producers to earn a Best Picture nomination from the Academy. But is the history depicted in Judas and the Black Messiah a completely reliable picture? Directed by Shaka

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Can the BAFTAs Predict the 2021 Oscar Winners?

Let us explore some of the big wins from across the pond and how they might affect this year’s Academy Awards, now less than two weeks away.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 4: “The Whole World is Watching”

This episode lays everything out on the table, with a gripping story about how great power can corrupt greatly, at any turn, revealing the strengths and vulnerabilities of each character.

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Mank

For a history lesson and trip down memory lane, movie fans should not skip Mank, a tribute to the cinematic legend of Citizen Kane.

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The Great Pottery Throw Down

Watching a group of craftsman create practical works of art before your eyes isn’t just entertaining, it’s a soothing escape from your day-to-day troubles.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 3: “Power Broker”

The exposition is very heavy in this one, because it has to be—there are only three episodes (!) left. It’s worth it just to see Zemo dancing, though.

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Featured Image

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

Producers Colin and Nick Barnicle pace their true crime whodunit for maximum entertainment value, laying out pieces of evidence that build up to twists and reveals that make you feel like you’re watching The Departed.

Featured Image

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 5: “Truth”

In the penultimate episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, titled “Truth,” we find out that the truth will set you free, if you can get past it pissing you off.

Featured Image

Younger

This light and addictive comedy gives flight to the fantasy of getting a do-over to re-live your 20s, albeit with the wisdom and gratitude of mid-life.

Featured Image

Judas and The Black Messiah: How Impactful Work Still Leaves Black Youth Behind

It’s nominated for six Oscars, just earned a BAFTA for star Daniel Kaluuya’s performance, and made history as the first film with an entirely Black team of producers to earn a Best Picture nomination from the Academy. But is the history depicted in Judas and the Black Messiah a completely reliable picture? Directed by Shaka

Read More »
Featured Image

Can the BAFTAs Predict the 2021 Oscar Winners?

Let us explore some of the big wins from across the pond and how they might affect this year’s Academy Awards, now less than two weeks away.

Featured Image

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 4: “The Whole World is Watching”

This episode lays everything out on the table, with a gripping story about how great power can corrupt greatly, at any turn, revealing the strengths and vulnerabilities of each character.

Featured Image

Mank

For a history lesson and trip down memory lane, movie fans should not skip Mank, a tribute to the cinematic legend of Citizen Kane.

Featured Image

The Great Pottery Throw Down

Watching a group of craftsman create practical works of art before your eyes isn’t just entertaining, it’s a soothing escape from your day-to-day troubles.

Featured Image

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Recap Episode 3: “Power Broker”

The exposition is very heavy in this one, because it has to be—there are only three episodes (!) left. It’s worth it just to see Zemo dancing, though.