Kyle Buchanan

pop culture writer for the New York Times

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Senior Editor for New York magazine’s entertainment website, Vulture.com; Movies Editor for New York Magazine

Kyle Buchanan on KCRW

The Academy Awards are happening this Sunday. There hasn’t been a ton of buzz, and there won’t be a host.

Oscars 2021 preview: Could ‘Promising Young Woman’ or ‘Nomadland’ win Best Picture?

The Academy Awards are happening this Sunday. There hasn’t been a ton of buzz, and there won’t be a host.

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Critics review “The Rental,” a thriller about two couples who rent an oceanside vacation home, but then their weekend getaway goes awry; “Radioactive,” a biopic starring Rosamund Pike…

Marie Curie biopic ‘Radioactive’ is dazzling, says critic

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “Extraction,” an action movie from Netflix starring Chris Hemsworth; “Bad Education,” an HBO feature based on the true story of a Long Island superintendent who was…

‘Extraction’: Don't expect much but stay for the abs, says critic

Our critics review “Extraction,” an action movie from Netflix starring Chris Hemsworth; “Bad Education,” an HBO feature based on the true story of a Long Island superintendent who was…

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