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
Critics review “Mayak,” a Russian-language film about a woman who tries to convince her grandparents to flee war-torn Armenia for Moscow; “Carmilla,” a vampire thriller film written…
Jul. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Film critics Alonso Duralde and Dave White praise “Da 5 Bloods,” the Spike Lee film about four Black Vietnam veterans who return to Vietnam decades later to look for the remains of…
Jun. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Driveways,” in which a woman and her son travel to clean out her estranged sister's home, and the boy develops a friendship with the retiree living next door;…
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A Netflix documentary, "Father Soldier Son," spans almost a decade as it tracks a former platoon sergeant, gravely wounded in Afghanistan, and the two young sons who adore him.
Jul. 17from Film Reviews
The nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards have been released, and HBO’s “Watchmen” leads with 26 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series.
Aug. 1from The Business
Playwright and showrunner Katori Hall joins Elvis Mitchell this week on ‘The Treatment.’
Aug. 4from The Treatment
Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.
Jun. 23from The Treatment
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
Spike Lee's "Da 5 Bloods," streaming on Netflix, is sprawling, enthralling and essential viewing.
Jun. 12from Film Reviews
This week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscars ceremony will be postponed until April 2021, and the eligibility requirement for films has been extended…
Jun. 19from Hollywood Breakdown
This week, Hollywood continued reckoning with onscreen depictions of racism and police violence.
Jun. 12from Hollywood Breakdown
As protests continue across the country, we look at the way policing is depicted on television.
Jun. 13from The Business