Christy Lemire

film critic and co-host of the podcast What the Flick?! and Breakfast all Day

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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…

Political comedy ‘Irresistible’ is toothless and sanctimonious, critics say

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…

from 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;…

Movie Review: ‘Capone’ is grotesque, with ‘violent scatological themes,’ says critic

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;…

from 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…

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ is one of the best movies of the decade, critic says

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…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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