Ken Armstrong

senior reporter at ProPublica

Ken Armstrong on KCRW

The new Netflix series "Unbelievable" is based on the real-life case of 18-year old Marie Adler who reported a rape, and then recanted her story after the police accused her of making…

The real story behind Netflix's ‘Unbelievable’

The new Netflix series "Unbelievable" is based on the real-life case of 18-year old Marie Adler who reported a rape, and then recanted her story after the police accused her of making…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Kim Masters and Matt Belloni offer a fresh banter about the current awkwardness at WarnerMedia.

from The Business

Critics review “ In the Heights ,” the film adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, all about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City; “The…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

You could say "The Dry," a fine Australian thriller, is partly about global warming.

from Film Reviews

Writer-director Oliver Hermanus discusses his new film and the complex history of his native South Africa on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Four days into shooting his tragic-comic film, “Another Round,” Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s 19-year-old daughter — who was supposed to appear in the movie — was killed by a…

from The Business

The hero of "Moffie" is a closeted gay conscript in the South Africa of 1981. In addition to the killing arts, he and his fellow draftees are trained in racism and homophobia.

from Film Reviews

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Usually the simplest part of reviewing a movie is designating its genre.

from Film Reviews

CEO Ari Emanuel tried to take his company Endeavor public in the fall of 2019.

from Hollywood Breakdown