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Daniel Fienberg

Chief Television Critic

Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg joined The Hollywood Reporter in 2015. A former president of the Television Critics Association, Fienberg also hosts THR's weekly television podcast, TV's Top 5, with Lesley Goldberg. If that's not enough Fienberg content, subscribe to THR's Now See This newsletter, which offers recommendations, reminders and silly puns every Friday afternoon.

‘Wilderness’ Review: Amazon Adultery Thriller Is Somehow Too Junky and Not Junky Enough

Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen play a couple whose marriage and road trip go astray because of infidelity and a ubiquitous Taylor Swift song.

‘The Morning Show’ Review: Jon Hamm Joins the Watchably Stupid Apple TV+ Soap for a Slightly Less Stupid, Still Watchable Season 3

Nicole Beharie also appears alongside Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Billy Crudup and the rest of the company in the new season of the drama.

‘Flipside’ Review: A Documentarian’s Inspired Look at Life’s Unfinished Projects and the Stuff We Collect

Director Chris Wilcha's film connects Judd Apatow, David Milch, regional TV legend Uncle Floyd and a beloved New Jersey record store in a meditation on failure and a life well lived.

‘All the Light We Cannot See’ Review: A Clumsy Netflix Adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer-Winning World War II Novel

Premiering at the Toronto Film Festival, Steven Knight and Shawn Levy's series — featuring Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie — tells a story of hope, radio and the electromagnetic spectrum.

‘The Contestant’ Review: Doc About Japanese Reality Star Tells a Good Story Too Superficially

Clair Titley's documentary is about Nasubi, who spent 15 months naked, stuck in a small room and living off of magazine contest prizes for a Japanese reality show.

‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’ Review: Fun, French-Flavored Spinoff Series Showcases Zombie Life in the City of Lights

Norman Reedus' gruff, motorcycle-loving loner makes friends with a mysterious nun and a messianic child in the latest entry of the 'Walking Dead' franchise.

‘Copa 71’ Review: A Little-Known Women’s Soccer Milestone Gets a Captivating Closer Look

Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine's documentary explores the formally unrecognized 1971 Women's World Cup with the trailblazing stars of that soccer showcase.

‘The Changeling’ Review: LaKeith Stanfield in a Muddled Apple TV+ Mystery

The actor plays a father taking a journey across New York City in search of answers about his family in this adaptation of Victor LaValle's novel.

‘The Pigeon Tunnel’ Review: Errol Morris’ John le Carré Doc Is Absorbing, and Maybe a Touch Too Admiring

The renowned documentarian pairs an interview with espionage-flavored reenactments for a portrait of the life and work of the beloved spy novelist.

‘American Symphony’ Review: Matthew Heineman’s Doc Is a Moving, Music-Filled Love Story

The documentarian's latest follows musician Jon Batiste and his life partner, Suleika Jaouad, through a year of professional highs and personal lows.

‘Thank You Very Much’ Review: An Andy Kaufman Doc That Errs on the Side of Over-Explanation

Director Alex Braverman attempts to define the undefinable career of the comedian and master hoaxer.

‘Hollywoodgate’ Review: Chronicle of the Taliban’s Return to Power Fascinates and Frustrates

Ibrahim Nash'at's documentary follows two Taliban officials through the first year after the American withdrawal from Kabul.