Tim Grierson

Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International, a contributing editor at MEL, and the author of “This Is How You Make a Movie"

Guest

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

Critics review the latest film releases. “Elvis,” “The Black Phone,” “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” “Beavis and Butthead Do the Universe.”

‘Elvis’ shows Presley more as an icon than person, says critic

Critics review the latest film releases. “Elvis,” “The Black Phone,” “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” “Beavis and Butthead Do the Universe.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review new film releases: “Memory,” “Hatching,” “Navalny,” and “The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes.”

‘Memory’ is full of violence against women, plot gimmicks, says critic

Critics review new film releases: “Memory,” “Hatching,” “Navalny,” and “The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review new film releases: “Turning Red,” “The Adam Project,” “Gold,” and “Lucy and Desi.”

‘Lucy and Desi’ is testament to longevity of ‘I Love Lucy,’ says critic

Critics review new film releases: “Turning Red,” “The Adam Project,” “Gold,” and “Lucy and Desi.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Movies came back this summer, providing theater owners some relief.

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Netflix lost nearly 1 million subscribers in Q2, below expected projections. But Netflix’s CEO thinks it’s a positive sign. So has the streaming service really turned the page?

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