Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

The first time I did a film commentary for KCRW was so many years ago that listeners must have been listening on crystal sets.

The hero of Robert Eggers's "The Northman," a Viking warrior in 9th century Iceland, thinks of nothing but avenging the death of his father, whose death may recall the plot of…

The lovers in "Paris 13th District," a romantic comedy by the French director Jacques Audiard, don't necessarily want to live the erratic lives they're living.

A new Netflix documentary, "Return To Space," may come on like a promotional piece for SpaceX, and why not?

Watching the Oscarcast in all its astonishing amateurism and then watching "The Contractor" for review is an unwelcome reminder of the state of the movie medium.

Previous years of ratings declines don't bode well for the popularity of this year's Oscars show.

By now it's no spoiler to say that the teenage heroine of Pixar's "Turning Red" turns into a panda whenever her emotions get out of control.

A new Batman movie is upon us, with Robert Pattinson in the title role.