reviews films for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times
Film reviewer for the Tribune News Service
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;…
May. 14from 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…
Apr. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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
Kenya Barris followers may think his hit sitcom ‘Blackish’ is autobiographical, but his new netflix series ‘#blackAF’ cuts much closer to the bone.
May. 19from The Treatment
At a time when the luckier among us are having food, booze and even weed delivered to their doorsteps, movies about delivery services may be a fitting accompaniment.
Apr. 10from Film Reviews
Look outside your window these days and what you see is a sci-movie with silent streets devoid of life. Here are a few movies that have turned empty cities into art.
Apr. 3from Film Reviews
To help him realize his vision for the Amazon fantasy-drama series, “Tales from the Loop," director Mark Romanek (“One Hour Photo,” “Never Let Me Go”) brought a group of feature-film…
Apr. 21from The Treatment
How did a group of stuntmen in the 1960s diversify Hollywood? The origin story of the Black Stuntmen’s Association.
May. 27from Welcome to LA
KCRW is pleased to partner with Neon to bring you the virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief.
May. 18from Arts & Culture Stories
There’s a thrill to watching a form take shape. The joy of discovery, the thrill of seeing a thing take shape before your eyes. And, if you have a hand in it, the pride of creation.
Apr. 20from Opening the Curtain
Apple is upping their movie game and putting their stamp on an awards-caliber film.
May. 29from Hollywood Breakdown
A new report from Ampere Analysis says the film and TV industry is set to lose $160 billion over the next five years because of the coronavirus shutdown.
May. 22from Hollywood Breakdown