Film reviewer for the Tribune News Service
Our critics review “Hellboy,” a superhero movie starring David Harbour; “Teen Spirit,” a drama/musical starring Elle Fanning; “Missing Link,”a stop-motion animation starring Hugh…
Apr. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Cold Pursuit,” starring Liam Neeson as a snowplow driver who wants revenge against drug dealers he thinks killed his son; “Under the Eiffel Tower,” about a man who…
Feb. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Mary Queen of Scots,” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie; “Ben is Back,” starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges; “Tyrel,” directed by Chilean director…
Dec. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In Nathan Englander’s kaddish.com , a secular Jewish son experiments with the task of shepherding his father’s soul safely to rest.
Apr. 18from Bookworm
KCRW invites you to attend a free advance screening of Poms from STX Entertainment. We hope to see you there!
Apr. 15from Arts & Culture Stories
Following a well-received Twitter thread, Abigail Disney wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post highlighting just how much more Bob Iger takes home compared to the median pay of a…
Apr. 25from Hollywood Breakdown
Several Angelenos can now add Pulitzer Prize winner to their bios. Composer Ellen Reid won in the prize for for her debut opera, ‘prism.’
Apr. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Elise Pearlstein has dedicated her life to non-fiction film, first as award-winning producer, and since 2013, as SVP of Documentary at Participant Media.
Apr. 12from The Business
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I go to a pitch meeting and at the end of it, I have no idea who is supposed to call whom. That used to be an agent’s job.
Apr. 24from Martini Shot
Chris Cander’s The Weight of a Piano explores characters with passionate attachments to things that have been lost.
Apr. 11from Bookworm
Do you think this is a good world?
Apr. 10from Here Be Monsters
Critics are still airing concerns about LACMA’s redesign, as LA County Supervisors voted to release $117.5 million towards the $650 million cost of the museum’s extension, designed by…
Apr. 9from Design and Architecture