Christy Lemire

writer for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the podcast Breakfast All Day

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Film critic and co-host of What The Flick?!

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Critics review “Monday,” about two Americans who meet in Athens, Greece and enjoy a passionate vacation romance; “Gunda,” a black-and-white film about a pig who recently gave birth to…

‘Gunda’ is enthralling with just farm animals and no narration or music, says critic

Critics review “Monday,” about two Americans who meet in Athens, Greece and enjoy a passionate vacation romance; “Gunda,” a black-and-white film about a pig who recently gave birth to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The owners of ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres said on Monday that none of their locations would be returning after the COVID-19 pandemic.

ArcLight and Cinerama Dome are closing for good. Here’s a tribute to the beloved venues

The owners of ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres said on Monday that none of their locations would be returning after the COVID-19 pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review “Cherry,” starring Tom Holland as a young Army veteran sucked into a life of drugs and crime; “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry,” a documentary giving fans a…

‘Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry’: Fly-on-the-wall documentary about the young music star

Critics review “Cherry,” starring Tom Holland as a young Army veteran sucked into a life of drugs and crime; “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry,” a documentary giving fans a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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