Matthew Gelb is a producer, director and editor, known for the award-winning documentary short film, Prince of Smoke.
Filmmaker Matthew Gelb explores the world of Cuban tobacco farming in Prince of Smoke.
Jan. 10, 2018
from The Treatment
Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.
WarnerMedia announced it will put Warner Bros.’ entire 2021 movie slate on HBO Max the same day those films open in theaters. The move will change theater-going as we know it.
from The Business
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" stars Viola Davis as the great blues singer of the title and Chadwick Boseman, brilliant in his final performance as the cornetist in a quartet that…
from Film Reviews
George Clooney exclusively told KCRW that President Donald Trump and his family will be put “into the dustbin of history” after a Trump-supporting mob besieged the Capitol building on…
from The Business
This week’s picks include an artist who reinvents Westerns to feature female leads; an iconic artist from The Hairy Who who exhibits three decades of drawings; and geometric…
from Arts & Culture Stories
Venerated critic Harold Bloom’s final book “Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles: The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death” is discussed by the poets Alan Felsenthal and…
We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jolly Old St. Nick is still coming to town this pandemic Christmas — straight to living rooms via Zoom, Skype, etc.
from Greater LA
Jen Craig discusses writing “Panthers and the Museum of Fire,” a short and expansive book that feels immense, rich and complex.