Alonso Duralde

film critic for The Wrap and author of “Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas”

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Chief film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife

Alonso Duralde on KCRW

Our critics review “Driveways,” in which a woman and her son travel to clean out her estranged sister's home, and the boy develops a friendship with the retiree living next door;…

Andrew Ahn’s ‘Driveways’ drama tackles loneliness

Our critics review “Driveways,” in which a woman and her son travel to clean out her estranged sister's home, and the boy develops a friendship with the retiree living next door;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “The Quarry,” about a man who murders a preacher and then becomes the new leader of a small-town church; “The Booksellers,” a documentary about the world of rare…

‘Circus of Books’: LA’s iconic porn shop turned into LGBTQ community center

Our critics review “The Quarry,” about a man who murders a preacher and then becomes the new leader of a small-town church; “The Booksellers,” a documentary about the world of rare…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Since most of us will be cooped up in our homes for a while, there’s a lot of time to catch up on movies and TV.

Stream at home: ‘Big Time Adolescence,’ ‘Swallow,’ ‘Blow the Man Down’

Since most of us will be cooped up in our homes for a while, there’s a lot of time to catch up on movies and TV.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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