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Amy Nicholson

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Host of the podcast The Canon; Former chief film critic for LA Weekly

Amy Nicholson on KCRW

Our critics review “Upside,” about a rich quadriplegic man who hires a parolee to help him with his day-to-day life, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman; “Ashes in…

How does ‘The Upside’ compare to its French counterpart ‘The Intouchables?’

Our critics review “Upside,” about a rich quadriplegic man who hires a parolee to help him with his day-to-day life, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman; “Ashes in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “The Darkest Minds,” a film adaptation of a popular young adult book, in which adults fear everyone under age 18; “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” about a teen…

Does Disney's 'Christopher Robin' stay true to the soul of A.A. Milne's stories?

Our critics review “The Darkest Minds,” a film adaptation of a popular young adult book, in which adults fear everyone under age 18; “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” about a teen…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “RBG,” a documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; “Overboard,” where Anna Faris plays a carpet cleaner for a yacht, and Eugenio Derbez plays a…

In 'Tully,' Charlize Theron reveals the stress and tedium of motherhood

Our critics review “RBG,” a documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; “Overboard,” where Anna Faris plays a carpet cleaner for a yacht, and Eugenio Derbez plays a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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