Alonso Duralde

chief film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the movie podcast Linoleum-Knife.com

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

Alonso Duralde on KCRW

Critics review the latest films: “Infinity Pool,” “The Man in the Basement,” You People,” and “Close.”

‘Close’ is moving and emotional, but plays upon queer trauma, says critic

Critics review the latest films: “Infinity Pool,” “The Man in the Basement,” You People,” and “Close.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Film critic Alonso Duralde talks about the latest holiday movies, including “Falling for Christmas” and “The Holiday Sitter.”

Christmas flicks: Check out LGBTQ romance, musical with Ryan Reynolds

Film critic Alonso Duralde talks about the latest holiday movies, including “Falling for Christmas” and “The Holiday Sitter.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review the latest film releases: “Violent Night,” “Return to Seoul,” “Spoiler Alert,” “Four Samosas.”

‘Violent Night’ is funny and exciting, ‘does it all right,’ says critic

Critics review the latest film releases: “Violent Night,” “Return to Seoul,” “Spoiler Alert,” “Four Samosas.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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