Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International
Vice president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association; Senior critic for Screen International, chief film critic for Paste, and film critic for the New Republic
With theaters nationwide closed, we talk about what you can stream at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
“ Crip Camp ” is a documentary about a 1970s summer camp for teens…
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Uncut Gems,” starring Adam Sandler as a jewelry store owner and a compulsive gambler; “A Hidden Life,” a historical film by Terrence Malick about an Austrian farmer…
Dec. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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;…
Oct. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Bob Iger spent 15 years as Disney CEO, overseeing huge acquisitions and unparalleled box office success.
Feb. 28from Hollywood Breakdown
Following the cancelation of the music festival South by Southwest, other industry events are taking precautions.
Mar. 10from Screengrab
Autumn de Wilde has more than 20 years of experience photographing rock bands and directing commercials, but she’d never made a feature film.
Mar. 6from The Business
Disney has announced that its Anaheim-based theme park will close from March 14 until the end of the month.
Mar. 13from Hollywood Breakdown
Concerned about coronavirus, companies are canceling or postponing conferences and events.
Mar. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
At the most fundamental level, the theater connects artists with an audience at one time, in one space. That's about presence.
Mar. 16from Opening the Curtain
As anxiety over coronavirus increases, Hollywood has already lost $5 billion from a diminished international box office and production stoppages. That’s likely just the beginning.
Mar. 6from Hollywood Breakdown
Michele Asselin’s photographs capture the shuttered Hollywood Park Race Track -- a place of fantasy and dreams, winning and losing.
Mar. 6from Zócalo's Connecting California
Almost 90 years ago "The Invisible Man" thrilled audiences with special effects they'd never seen.
Feb. 28from Film Reviews