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KCRW

The best film reviewers in the business give you recommendations on what to see and what to skip each week.

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Santa Monica, CA

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The best film reviewers in the business give you recommendations on what to see and what to skip each week.

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@kcrw

Language:

English

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1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-450-5183


Episodes

Weekend film reviews: ‘Drive-Away Dolls,’ About 'Dry Grasses’

2/23/2024
The latest film releases include Drive-Away Dolls, About Dry Grasses, Perfect Days, and Io Capitano. Weighing in are Alonso Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of the movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:16:09

Weekend film reviews: ‘Drive-Away Dolls,’ About 'Dry Grasses’

2/23/2024
The latest film releases include Drive-Away Dolls, About Dry Grasses, Perfect Days, and Io Capitano. Weighing in are Alonso Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of the movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:16:09

Weekend film reviews: ‘Bob Marley: One Love,’ ‘Madame Web’

2/16/2024
The latest film releases are Bob Marley: One Love, Madame Web, Drift, and This is Me … Now. Weighing in are Shawn Edwards, film critic at Fox 4 News and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association, and Katie Walsh, film reviewer for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times.

Duration:00:15:55

Weekend film reviews: ‘The Taste of Things,’ ‘Lisa Frankenstein’

2/9/2024
The latest film releases include The Taste of Things, Lisa Frankenstein, Skeletons in the Closet, and Suncoast. Weighing in are William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the podcast Canceled Too Soon and The Critically Acclaimed Network, and Monica Castillo, freelance film critic and senior film programmer at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

Duration:00:17:25

Weekend film reviews: ‘Argylle,’ ‘How to Have Sex’

2/2/2024
Critics review the latest film releases: “Argylle,” “How to Have Sex,” “Scrambled,” and “Orion and The Dark.”

Duration:00:14:42

Weekend film reviews: ‘Argylle,’ ‘How to Have Sex’

2/2/2024
Critics review the latest film releases: “Argylle,” “How to Have Sex,” “Scrambled,” and “Orion and The Dark.”

Duration:00:14:42

Weekend film reviews: ‘Miller’s Girl,’ ‘Tótem,’ ‘The Breaking Ice’

1/26/2024
The latest film releases include Miller's Girl, Tótem, The Breaking Ice, and The Sweet East. Weighing in are Christy Lemire and Alonso Duralde, co-hosts of the YouTube channel Breakfast All Day.

Duration:00:15:54

Weekend film reviews: ‘I.S.S.,’ ‘The Kitchen,’ ‘Founder’s Day’

1/19/2024
The latest film releases are I.S.S., The End We Start From, The Kitchen, and Founder’s Day. Weighing in are Katie Walsh, film reviewer for the Tribune News Service, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wrap; and William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the podcast Canceled Too Soon and The Critically Acclaimed Network.

Duration:00:16:18

Weekend film reviews: ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘The Beekeeper,’ ‘The Settlers’

1/12/2024
The latest film releases are Mean Girls, The Beekeeper, The Settlers, and The Book of Clarence. Weighing in are Shawn Edwards, film critic at Fox 4 News and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association, and Alison Willmore, film critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.

Duration:00:16:25

Weekend film reviews: ‘Night Swim,’ ‘Occupied City,’ ‘Good Grief’

1/5/2024
The latest film releases include Night Swim, Occupied City, All of Us Strangers, and Good Grief. Weighing in are Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed, and Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for the New York Times.

Duration:00:17:40

Weekend film reviews: ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,’ ‘Ferrari’

12/22/2023
The latest film releases are Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, The Iron Claw, Ferrari, and The Color Purple. Weighing in are William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the Critically Acclaimed Network, and Shawn Edwards, a journalist for FOX 4 News in Kansas City.

Duration:00:17:43

Weekend film reviews: ‘The Zone of Interest,’ ‘American Fiction’

12/15/2023
The latest film releases are The Zone of Interest, American Fiction, Wonka, and Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget. Weighing in are Tim Grierson, senior U.S. critic for Screen International and the author of This Is How You Make a Movie, and Alison Willmore, film critic for NY Magazine and Vulture.

Duration:00:15:12

Weekend film reviews: ‘Poor Things,’ ‘Origin,’ ‘Waitress’

12/8/2023
The latest film releases are Poor Things, The Boy and the Heron, Origin, and Waitress. Weighing in are Christy Lemire, film critic for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the YouTube channel “Breakfast All Day,” and Alonso Duralde, co-host of “Breakfast All Day.”

Duration:00:15:48

Weekend film reviews: ‘Godzilla Minus One,’ ‘Eileen,’ ‘Silent Night’

12/1/2023
The newest film releases include Godzilla Minus One, Eileen, Silent Night, and Candy Cane Lane. Weighing in are Katie Walsh, film reviewer for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times, and Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed.

Duration:00:15:04

Weekend film reviews: ‘Napoleon,’ ‘Wish,’ ‘Maestro’

11/24/2023
The latest film releases include Napoleon, Wish, Maestro, American Symphony, and Good Burger 2. Weighing in are William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the Critically Acclaimed Network, and Shawn Edwards, journalist for FOX 4 News in Kansas City, Missouri.

Duration:00:17:24

Weekend film reviews: ‘Next Goal Wins,’ ‘May December,’ ‘Saltburn’

11/17/2023
The latest film releases include The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Next Goal Wins, Fallen Leaves, May December, and Saltburn. Weighing in are Tim Grierson, senior U.S. critic for Screen International and the author of This Is How You Make a Movie, and Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for The New York Times.

Duration:00:17:58

Weekend film reviews: ‘The Marvels,’ ‘It’s a Wonderful Knife’

11/10/2023
Critics review the latest film releases: “The Marvels,” “Dream Scenario,” “It’s a Wonderful Knife,” “A Still Small Voice.”

Duration:00:17:54

Weekend film reviews: ‘Priscilla,’ ‘The Killer,’ ‘Rustin’

11/3/2023
The latest film releases include Priscilla, The Killer, What Happens Later, and Rustin. Weighing in are Christy Lemire, film critic for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the YouTube channel “Breakfast All Day,” and Alonso Duralde, film critic and co-host of movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:17:50

Weekend film reviews: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s,’ ‘Pain Hustlers’

10/27/2023
The latest film releases are Five Nights at Freddy's, Pain Hustlers, The Holdovers, and Fingernails. Weighing in are Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for the New York Times, and Shawn Edwards, film critic at Fox 4 News and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association.

Duration:00:15:27

Weekend film reviews: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ ‘The Persian Version’

10/20/2023
The latest film releases are Killers of the Flower Moon, The Persian Version, More Than Ever, and Divinity. Weighing in are Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast “Critically Acclaimed,” and Carlos Aguilar, film reviewer for the Los Angeles Times and AV Club.

Duration:00:14:50