Carlos Aguilar

film reviewer for the LA Times and AV Club

Carlos Aguilar on KCRW

Movies are getting more diverse, both in subject matter and the faces onscreen. However, professional film critics are overwhelmingly white and male.

‘There's no clear path for you’: Film critic Carlos Aguilar on breaking into the white, male-dominated industry

Movies are getting more diverse, both in subject matter and the faces onscreen. However, professional film critics are overwhelmingly white and male.

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‘Fatherhood’ is a relatable look at Black families without negative tropes, says critic

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review “Limbo,” which follows a young refugee from Syria seeking asylum on a remote Scottish island; “About Endlessness,” in which Swedish director Roy Andersson reflects on…

‘Without Remorse’ is dated and cringey, says critic

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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