contributor to IGN, and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed
Contributor to IGN and co-hosts the podcast Canceled Too Soon.
Our critics review Disney-Pixar’s “Onward,” about two elf brothers who inherit a magical staff after their dad passed away; “Spenser Confidential,” about a former police detective who…
Mar. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” which follows Harley Quinn as she’s on the run from thugs, and teams up with three deadly…
Feb. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our critics review “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” about forbidden love between a painter and her subject, who’s also a woman; “The Aeronauts,” about a real-life British scientist who…
Dec. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Over the past week, the TV industry moved quickly to first get rid of live audiences at late night tapings and game shows. Now those productions have been shut down altogether.
Mar. 17from Screengrab
A new screen version of "The Call of the Wild" is calling to us; it's the Jack London story of a California dog named buck who goes native in the Yukon of the Gold Rush days.
Feb. 21from Film Reviews
The CDC says it’s not a question of “if” the coronavirus will spread to the U.S., but “when.” Officials say they don’t yet know whether it will be a mild or severe outbreak.
Feb. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.
Mar. 25from Greater LA
"Frankenstein" is a major work and a major leap for Four Larks: it’s a dark and visually stunning play but it's also a concert, opera, musical and a dance piece all in one.
Mar. 2from Opening the Curtain
It’s primary election day in California and 13 other states (plus one territory). In LA County, about 1000 voting centers are open until 8 PM.
Mar. 3from Greater LA
In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'.
Feb. 21from The Treatment
The jury in the Harvey Weinstein criminal trial began deliberations this week. They've made several requests to review information and to relisten to certain of witness testimonies.
Feb. 21from Hollywood Breakdown
A month ago, Bob Iger announced that the launch of Disney+ had been a smashing success with almost 30 million subscribers.
Mar. 3from Screengrab