Movies with Miri
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Our critics discuss “Ghost in the Shell,” a Japanese comic franchise that got the Hollywood treatment and now stars Scarlett Johansson. Comic fans were upset long before the release.
Mar. 31, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our film critics review “Passengers,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt; “Fences,” adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson; “Ordinary Women,” an indie…
Dec. 22, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a new film set in the Harry Potter universe. "Manchester by the Sea" deals with grief and recovering from loss.
Nov. 18, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On this Presidents Day, we air a special half-hour replay of two of our favorite interviews. Comedian Ronny Chieng makes the case for an Asian president of the United States.
Feb. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“We think the state will add about 300 new license stores and delivery services in 2020, and that's adding to the 600 that already exist.
Feb. 21from KCRW Features
The California primary is Tuesday, March 3, 2020. But voting by mail starts much sooner. More than 15 million voters in California will receive ballots in the mail, beginning Feb. 3.
Jan. 31from KCRW Features
Carl Goldman and Jeri Seratti-Goldman say the experience won’t stop them from cruising in the future.
Feb. 13from KCRW Features
Joe Biden is facing a possibly insurmountable obstacle in his bid for the presidency: his name.
Feb. 6from Zócalo's Connecting California
The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.
Feb. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in 1983. But he warns his son -- and others -- that it’s tougher to be gay now than decades ago.
Feb. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump is expected to focus on the economy to boost his case for reelection. Unemployment is at record lows and the stock market is at record highs.
Feb. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The U.S. has roughly one dozen confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, and about half are in California. Dr. Syra Madad says, “We are currently battling two types of outbreaks.
Feb. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand