‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in a Life’ is a acquire cut of intelligent holiday escapism

From Bedford Falls of “It’s a Wonderful Life” to Mayberry of “The Andy Griffith Show,” the halcyon tiny city has always reason a special place in American cocktail culture, providing illusory retreat in times of real-life turmoil. 

On Friday, anyone tired by a bid of avoiding domestic conversations with that one uncle should consider a revisit to Stars Hollow, Conn., a impossibly out-of-date and harmonious village during a core of “Gilmore Girls: A Year in a Life.” 

Nearly a decade after “Gilmore Girls” resolved a seven-season network run, a dainty dramedy about clever singular mom Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham), her overachieving daughter Rory (Alexis Bledel) and WASPy mom Emily (Kelly Bishop) earnings in a much-anticipated Netflix revival. 

Consisting of 4 movie-length episodes created and destined by creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and her husband, Daniel Palladino, “A Year in a Life” finds any of a Gilmore women during a crossroads months after a remarkable genocide of family primogenitor Richard (actor Edward Herrmann, who died in 2014). 

'Miss Sloane' film examination by Justin Chang

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Justin Chang reviews “Miss Sloane,” destined by John Madden and starring Jessica Chastain. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

Justin Chang reviews “Miss Sloane,” destined by John Madden and starring Jessica Chastain. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

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Caption ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ film examination by Justin Chang

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Kenneth Turan reviews ‘The Red Turtle’ destined by Michaël Dudok de Wit. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in a Life’

Where: Netflix

When: Any time, Friday

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