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

Our critics review “The Current War,”  about the race to bring electricity to American homes, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse;…

What does ‘Black and Blue’ say about race and policing?

Our critics review “The Current War,”  about the race to bring electricity to American homes, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review "The Day Shall Come," a comedy starring Anna Kendrick as an FBI operative who turns an impoverished preacher into a criminal to impress her boss; "Abominable," an…

'Abominable:' delightful and will be enjoyed by parents and kids

Our critics review "The Day Shall Come," a comedy starring Anna Kendrick as an FBI operative who turns an impoverished preacher into a criminal to impress her boss; "Abominable," an…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review "Angel Has Fallen," the third movie following "Olympus Has Fallen" and "London Has Fallen," starring Morgan Freeman as the President of the United States and Gerald…

'Brittany Runs a Marathon:' classic makeover movie?

Our critics review "Angel Has Fallen," the third movie following "Olympus Has Fallen" and "London Has Fallen," starring Morgan Freeman as the President of the United States and Gerald…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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