Justin Chang Justin Chang is a film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Fresh Air.

Justin Chang

Film Critic, Fresh Air

Justin Chang is a film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Fresh Air, and a regular contributor to KPCC's FilmWeek. He previously served as chief film critic and editor of film reviews for Variety.

Chang is the author of FilmCraft: Editing, a book of interviews with seventeen top film editors. He serves as chair of the National Society of Film Critics and secretary of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

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'The Meyerowitz Stories' Is A Squirm-Inducing Comedy About Family Dysfunction

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'The Florida Project' Presents A Thrillingly Alive Portrait Of Childhood

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A Young Doctor Turns Detective In 'The Unknown Girl'

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High Spirited 'Patti Cake$' Dresses Its Cinderella Story In Dirty Jersey Drag

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In Good Time, Robert Pattinson plays a small-time crook who must maneuver his way out of hair-raising situations. A24 hide caption

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Stylishly Gritty, This Chase Thriller Really Is A 'Good Time'

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'War For The Planet Of The Apes' Offers A Masterful Vision Of Humanity's Many Forms

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