Tim Grierson

Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International

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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 

Tim Grierson on KCRW

Our critics review “Dumbo,” a live-action remake of the 1941 animated classic by Disney; “The Highwaymen,” a Netflix original about the two Texas rangers who killed Bonnie and Clyde;…

‘Dumbo’ remake: twice as long as the original, half the magic

Our critics review “Dumbo,” a live-action remake of the 1941 animated classic by Disney; “The Highwaymen,” a Netflix original about the two Texas rangers who killed Bonnie and Clyde;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” the third installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise; “Paddleton,” about an unlikely friendship between two…

In ‘Paddleton,’ bromance and coping with cancer

Our critics review “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” the third installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise; “Paddleton,” about an unlikely friendship between two…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The four-hour HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” has caused a stir after premiering at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend.

‘Leaving Neverland’ accuses Michael Jackson of molesting young boys

The four-hour HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” has caused a stir after premiering at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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