Colman Domingo is suited for ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

Colman Domingo (Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

It might seem extremely weird that in a world where every second of the day is spent in a fight for survival, there would be time for laughter. That has been the case with Colman Domingo during the filming of several episodes of the AMC series “Fear the Walking Dead.”

'I Feel Pretty' hopes you laugh at an ordinary woman with self-esteem

Amy Schumer and Rory Scovel star in

"I Feel Pretty" suffers from a fatal flaw: its premise.

Alex Wagner joins ‘the most ambitious television program on the air,’ Showtime’s ‘The Circus’

Alex Wagner grew up immersed in politics in Washington, D.C., where her late father, Carl Wagner, advised such Democrats as Bill Clinton and Ted Kennedy. As she recently recalled over a pot of ginger tea, he’d sit by the phones at night waiting for poll numbers, answering calls with a gruff...

Streaming tip: "Midnight Diner"

Set in the crowded backstreets of busy Tokyo, a tiny diner, referred to as Midnight Diner, is open nightly from midnight to 7 a.m. Its regulars, as one could imagine, are eccentric and fascinating with backstories that are strange yet heart-warming.

Netflix’s‘Lost in Space’ reboot is worth blasting off with

Say you wanted to remake the 1960s sci-fi series “Lost in Space” for a 2018 premium streaming network, a show that went off the air 50 years ago, a show whose own vision of the future only extended to 1997.

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Rick's List - Vernal edition

I find it interesting that, in addition to "fall," we can also call the post-summer, pre-winter period "autumn." But there are no synonyms for "winter," "summer" or "spring." You'd think one of those wordy people — a Daniel Webster or...

Mary Fish in love and war

I’ve always wanted to write about Mary Fish, whose experiences during the Revolution were made into an acclaimed TV movie. Since this column is nominally about the people behind local street names, I tried to connect the Fish family of...

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