film critic and co-host of the podcast What the Flick?! and Breakfast all Day
Film critic and co-host of What The Flick?!
Critics review “Irresistible,” about a Democratic political consultant who helps a veteran run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town; “Disclosure,” a documentary about the history of…
Jun. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
KCRW’s critics, Christy Lemire and Katie Walsh,review “Capone,” a biopic about the famous Chicago gangster; “How to Build a Girl,” based on Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel;…
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For people sheltering in place, our critics recommend movies that might be falling under the radar: “Portrait Of A Lady On Fire” (Hulu), set in 1770 France, in which a painter observes…
Apr. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Judd Apatow's latest film “The King of Staten Island,” stars comedian Pete Davidson in a story inspired by Davidson's real life.
Jun. 19from The Business
How did a group of stuntmen in the 1960s diversify Hollywood? The origin story of the Black Stuntmen’s Association.
May. 27from Welcome to LA
"Babyteeth" is a debut feature from Australia, and what a debut: Shannon Murphy, who's never done a full-length film before, directed from a screenplay by Rita Kalnejais.
Jun. 19from Film Reviews
NBC’s Peacock launches on July 15, and one way it hopes to stand apart from other streamers is price. A basic ad-supported version of the service will be free.
Jul. 10from Hollywood Breakdown
Author and crisis historian Max Brooks (‘World War Z’, ‘Harlem Hellfighters’) brings his affinity to translating dystopian scenarios into compelling narrative with his project, ‘Germ…
Jun. 29from The Treatment
"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
ESPN’s Michael Jordan docuseries "The Last Dance" has wrapped. The series has drawn record-breaking ratings and given ESPN something to celebrate in a world without live sports.
May. 25from The Business
Kenya Barris followers may think his hit sitcom ‘Blackish’ is autobiographical, but his new netflix series ‘#blackAF’ cuts much closer to the bone.
May. 19from The Treatment
"Shirley," a free-form fictional biopic about the writer Shirley Jackson, has two main settings: Bennington, Vermont, where, in the 1960s, her husband teaches English at Bennington…
Jun. 5from Film Reviews