film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife
Co-host of the Linoleum Knife podcast and film critic for Movies.com; Author of Exile in Guyville and a contributor to the anthology Love is a Four-Letter Word
Our critics review "The Farewell," about a New Yorker who returns to China when her grandma is diagnosed with cancer and has only a few weeks to live, but her family decides to not…
Jul. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Pride month wraps ends this weekend is the end of Pride Month.
Jun. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review "Shaft," about an FBI cyber security expert whose friend dies mysteriously, then pairs up with his father, cop John Shaft, to find the truth; "The Dead Don't Die," a…
Jun. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We've talked before about showrunners moving from broadcast networks to Netflix in multi-million dollar deals.
Jul. 2from Screengrab
Filmmaker Reginald Hudlin recently directed the new documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ for Netflix, but he’s held a lot of other jobs, including writing ‘Black Panther’ comics and…
Jul. 12from The Business
Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint within his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.
Jul. 18from Bookworm
The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of…
Jul. 19from Hollywood Breakdown
The lovely paradox of Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” in subtitled Mandarin and English, is that everyone in it tries to hide their feelings as long as they can, yet their story goes…
Jul. 12from Film Reviews
Two big HBO shows, 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep,' aired their final series this year and both are expected to land a bucketful of Emmy nominations. But are they a shoo-in to win?
Jul. 16from Screengrab
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot my washing machine breaks down and I fix it, sort of, and it all makes me think about Disney Plus. They connect, I promise.
Jul. 10from Martini Shot
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I tell you about a game show called Phone Swap that is funny and creepy and also on Snapchat, in case you were wondering what the young…
Jun. 26from Martini Shot
WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max will pull “Friends” from Netflix when it launches in 2020.
Jul. 12from Hollywood Breakdown