Amy Nicholson

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

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

Amy Nicholson on KCRW

Critics review three films out this weekend that deal with troubled marriages in different ways.

Elizabeth Moss in ‘Shirley’: This might be my favorite performance from her, says critic

Critics review three films out this weekend that deal with troubled marriages in different ways.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“He is really really great.

Netflix’s ‘Tigertail’ with Tzi Ma: Well-intentioned and sweet, says critic

“He is really really great.

from 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…

‘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…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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