Katie Walsh

reviews films for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times

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Film reviewer for the Tribune News Service

Katie Walsh on KCRW

Critics review “Hamilton,” a stage recording of Lin Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical, available on Disney+; “Metamorphosis,” a Korean horror film; “The Truth,” about an actress…

Leslie Odom Jr. is absolutely captivating in film version of ‘Hamilton,’ says critic

Critics review “Hamilton,” a stage recording of Lin Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical, available on Disney+; “Metamorphosis,” a Korean horror film; “The Truth,” about an actress…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s critics, Christy Lemire and Katie Walsh,review “Capone,” a biopic about the famous Chicago gangster; “How to Build a Girl,” based on Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel;…

Movie Review: ‘Capone’ is grotesque, with ‘violent scatological themes,’ says critic

KCRW’s critics, Christy Lemire and Katie Walsh,review “Capone,” a biopic about the famous Chicago gangster; “How to Build a Girl,” based on Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “A Secret Love,” a Netflix documentary about two older women who’ve hidden their romantic relationship from their families for decades; “The Half of It,” a Netflix…

‘A Secret Love’ is a beautiful and intimate love story, says critic

Our critics review “A Secret Love,” a Netflix documentary about two older women who’ve hidden their romantic relationship from their families for decades; “The Half of It,” a Netflix…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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