film critic for the Guardian and host of the podcast “Unspooled”
Host of the podcast The Canon; Former chief film critic for LA Weekly.
Critics review three films out this weekend that deal with troubled marriages in different ways.
Jun. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“He is really really great.
Apr. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Ford v Ferrari,” starring Matt Damon as a British race car driver and Christian Bale as his car designer, and together they build a historic vehicle for Ford Motor…
Nov. 15, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Food plays a starring role in some stellar movies from last year.
May. 22from Good Food
A new report from Ampere Analysis says the film and TV industry is set to lose $160 billion over the next five years because of the coronavirus shutdown.
May. 22from Hollywood Breakdown
Veteran documentary filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering lived the dream of having Oprah Winfrey sign on as executive producer of their film “On the Record,” which focuses on several…
Jun. 1from The Business
Every few years since they joined forces to do "The Trip" in 2010, the English funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have done another installment--"The Trip To Italy" followed by "The…
May. 22from Film Reviews
"Greyhound," with Tom Hanks as a destroyer captain during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II, brings an action adventure to home screens.
Jul. 10from Film Reviews
Director Gina Prince-Bythewood found a project that fit into many of the themes she's explored in her films going back to her debut, 2000's "Love & Basketball" in, of all places, the…
Jul. 7from The Treatment
As Black Lives Matter protests and marches have continued throughout the week, Hollywood has given mixed responses. Some studios put out bland corporate statements, while others have…
Jun. 5from Hollywood Breakdown
This week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscars ceremony will be postponed until April 2021, and the eligibility requirement for films has been extended…
Jun. 19from Hollywood Breakdown
The best actors can make words dance, and we take pleasure in their pleasure.
Jun. 9from The Treatment