Claudia Puig

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Claudia Puig on KCRW

An LA Times investigation found the Walt Disney Company received subsidies, rebates, incentives, and tax protections from Anaheim exceeding $1 billion over the past two decades.

Disney lifts media blackout on LA Times for critical story

An LA Times investigation found the Walt Disney Company received subsidies, rebates, incentives, and tax protections from Anaheim exceeding $1 billion over the past two decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Sundance Film Festival wraps up this weekend in Utah, and while not all of the films have distributors yet, they’re already generating buzz.

Film Roundup, Sundance Edition

The Sundance Film Festival wraps up this weekend in Utah, and while not all of the films have distributors yet, they’re already generating buzz.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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