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Critics review the latest film releases: “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” “Taking Venice,” “Hit Man,” and “Queen of the Deuce.”

Critics review the latest film releases: “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” “Taking Venice,” “Hit Man,” and “Queen of the Deuce.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW Partner Screening: 'Young Woman and the Sea'

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Spring Megabanter: Cannes flops, Scarlett Johansson vs. OpenAI, underwhelming box offices

A frighteningly lackluster summer box office, human ScarJo dukes it out with OpenAI’s ‘definitely-not-supposed-to-sound-like-ScarJo’ ScarJo, and the movies making noise at this year’s…

Fill your Memorial Day with ‘Big Dip Energy’ — bring the chips!

Alyse Whitney’s new cookbook is exuberant, fun, and filled with recipes for all kinds of dips — classics, five-minute ideas, plus light and healthy fare.

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KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

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Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

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from Henry Rollins

Austin-based Charley Crockett is on the short list for Artist of the Year at the Americana Music Association Award at Americana Fest in Nashville in September and he’s in great…

from Today's Top Tune

Enjoy some classic Beck cuts as you donate to enter to win a box for four at the Hollywood Bowl on July 6 where he’ll play, backed by the LA Philharmonic(!).

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

from Metropolis

This Week on KCRW

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

SiLVA's playlist, May 25, 2024

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

from SiLVA

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland reveals why ‘Cool Hand Luke’ is one of those films he can't resist watching whenever it crosses his path.

Brian Helgeland on the power of one in ‘Cool Hand Luke’

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland reveals why ‘Cool Hand Luke’ is one of those films he can't resist watching whenever it crosses his path.

from The Treatment

Director Ned Benson joins to talk about exploring music-as-time-travel (literally) via his new film “The Greatest Hits.”

Filmmaker Ned Benson plays with the ‘hits’

Director Ned Benson joins to talk about exploring music-as-time-travel (literally) via his new film “The Greatest Hits.”

from The Treatment

Director Pamela Adlon breaks down the good, bad, and messy dynamics of female friendships and parenthood that make up her debut feature, “Babes.”

Pamela Adlon’s new film ‘Babes’ keeps it messy

Director Pamela Adlon breaks down the good, bad, and messy dynamics of female friendships and parenthood that make up her debut feature, “Babes.”

from The Treatment

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Enjoy this guide to edible wildflowers (with recipes!) in Southern California.

13 edible SoCal wildflowers and what you need to know about them

Enjoy this guide to edible wildflowers (with recipes!) in Southern California.

from Good Food

Flexitarian Pamelia Chia canvases chefs for show-stopping Asian vegetarian recipes.

Building vegetarian dishes with Asian flavors and techniques

Flexitarian Pamelia Chia canvases chefs for show-stopping Asian vegetarian recipes.

from Good Food

Two small voices sing the praises of seeds in the book A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds.

Evan Kleiman's favorite children's book gets a special reading

Two small voices sing the praises of seeds in the book A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds.

from Good Food

Alicia Kennedy unpacks the history of vegan and vegetarian eating in America and considers diets that are kinder to the planet.

A new book considers a world where meat isn't at the center of the plate

Alicia Kennedy unpacks the history of vegan and vegetarian eating in America and considers diets that are kinder to the planet.

from Good Food

Jonathan Kauffman explains how "hippie food" went mainstream.

How 'hippie food' went mainstream

Jonathan Kauffman explains how "hippie food" went mainstream.

from Good Food

Forget meat alternatives, Lukas Volger develops veggie burger recipes using whole foods.

A new cookbook highlights not impossible veggie burgers

Forget meat alternatives, Lukas Volger develops veggie burger recipes using whole foods.

from Good Food

Author and illustrator Mark Kurlansky peels back the cultural, historical, and gastronomical layers of the onion.

Can onions cure baldness and drive you mad with lust?

Author and illustrator Mark Kurlansky peels back the cultural, historical, and gastronomical layers of the onion.

from Good Food

Big thanks for supporting us during the Spring Pledge Drive! Now, back to your regularly scheduled programming of new cuts from Clairo, St. Vincent + much more.

MBE playlist May 24: The love flows on because of YOU!

Big thanks for supporting us during the Spring Pledge Drive! Now, back to your regularly scheduled programming of new cuts from Clairo, St. Vincent + much more.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

How much could AI and deepfakes threaten election integrity? Is round two of the border bill dead on arrival?

How will AI and deepfakes affect this year’s elections?

How much could AI and deepfakes threaten election integrity? Is round two of the border bill dead on arrival?

from Left, Right & Center

Some 30 years and soon-to-be 14 albums into their sonic journey, UK-based Tindersticks have a new collection of songs, Soft Tissue, set to drop in September.

Today’s Top Tune: Tindersticks - ‘Falling, The Light’

Some 30 years and soon-to-be 14 albums into their sonic journey, UK-based Tindersticks have a new collection of songs, Soft Tissue, set to drop in September.

from Today's Top Tune

In “Possible Selves,” Shaun Kadlec captures the inspiring stories of LA foster teens as they navigate their dreams of graduating college.

‘I don't call anybody mom or dad’: LA foster teens reveal their stories

In “Possible Selves,” Shaun Kadlec captures the inspiring stories of LA foster teens as they navigate their dreams of graduating college.

from KCRW Features

Dorsey Nunn, a formerly incarcerated individual, co-director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) and co-founder of All of Us or None (AOUON), a grassroots movement of…

Navigating the deadly maze of the prison industrial complex

Dorsey Nunn, a formerly incarcerated individual, co-director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) and co-founder of All of Us or None (AOUON), a grassroots movement of…

from Scheer Intelligence

The latest film releases are Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, Taking Venice, Hit Man, and Queen of the Deuce.

Weekend film reviews: ‘Furiosa,’ ‘Taking Venice,’ ‘Hit Man’

The latest film releases are Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, Taking Venice, Hit Man, and Queen of the Deuce.

from Weekend Film Reviews

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, May 23, 2024

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

from Tyler Boudreaux