Dave White

film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife

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Co-host of the Linoleum Knife podcast and film critic for Movies.comAuthor of Exile in Guyville and a contributor to the anthology Love is a Four-Letter Word

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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…

New film shows how Flannery O’Connor was most interested in darker qualities of humanity

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…

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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…

Movie Reviews: Thumbs up for ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ thumbs down for ‘Artemis Fowl’

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…

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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;…

Andrew Ahn’s ‘Driveways’ drama tackles loneliness

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;…

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