reviews films for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times
Film reviewer for the Tribune News Service
With theaters nationwide closed, we talk about what you can stream at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
“ Crip Camp ” is a documentary about a 1970s summer camp for teens…
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review the new Netflix sequel “To All the Boys: P.S.
Feb. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We review “Underwater,” a drama with Kristen Stewart battling mysterious creatures in the deep sea; “Like a Boss,” a comedy starring Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek; and…
Jan. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s primary election day in California and 13 other states (plus one territory). In LA County, about 1000 voting centers are open until 8 PM.
Mar. 3from Greater LA
Author and crisis historian Max Brooks (‘World War Z’, ‘Harlem Hellfighters’) brings his affinity to translating dystopian scenarios into compelling narrative with his project, ‘Germ…
Mar. 10from The Treatment
Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.
Mar. 25from Greater LA
Following the cancelation of the music festival South by Southwest, other industry events are taking precautions.
Mar. 10from Screengrab
What's a movie lover to do? No new openings because theaters are shutting down for the duration. But new releases are coming.
Mar. 20from Film Reviews
The show "Home" begins with a magic trick. When you walk into the theater, you see an empty stage.
Mar. 9from Opening the Curtain
"Frankenstein" is a major work and a major leap for Four Larks: it’s a dark and visually stunning play but it's also a concert, opera, musical and a dance piece all in one.
Mar. 2from Opening the Curtain
At the most fundamental level, the theater connects artists with an audience at one time, in one space. That's about presence.
Mar. 16from Opening the Curtain
Autumn de Wilde has more than 20 years of experience photographing rock bands and directing commercials, but she’d never made a feature film.
Mar. 6from The Business