Amy Nicholson

film critic for the Guardian and host of the podcast “Unspooled”

Guest

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

Amy Nicholson on KCRW

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…

‘Ford v Ferrari’ feels like you’re in the driver’s seat

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…

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Our critics review "Ad Astra," starring Brad Pitt as an astronaut who goes into space looking for his missing father, played by Tommy Lee Jones; "Rambo: Last Blood," Sylvester…

Ad Astra:' space, fatherhood, and identity

Our critics review "Ad Astra," starring Brad Pitt as an astronaut who goes into space looking for his missing father, played by Tommy Lee Jones; "Rambo: Last Blood," Sylvester…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hollywood has produced some of the most iconic cult-classics of the last two decades, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "Good Will Hunting," and "The Big Lebowski."

The iconic Laemmle Theatres may be on the selling block

Hollywood has produced some of the most iconic cult-classics of the last two decades, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "Good Will Hunting," and "The Big Lebowski."

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