KCRW's Film Reviews


Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize winning film critic, brings his wit and wisdom to bear on current releases.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a fresh take on contemporary adolescence as a journey from ironic detachment to open-hearted feeling.


Charm has curdled into smarm in the big-screen version of Entourage.


Can we fix our troubled world, or not?

Mad Max: Fury Road

George Miller, whose Mad Max gave the movie medium a new genre almost four decades ago, is back with Mad Max: Fury Road.


Unfriended is a micro-budget horror film played out entirely one high school girl's laptop.

Ex Machina

Alex Garland's Ex Machina is an elegant sci-fi fantasy about artificial intelligence.

White God

Cute dogs doing cute tricks have become stars of the social networks, but White God offers a different take on man's best friend.


Call it bias if you choose, but any Cinderella with Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother couldn't be bad.

Merchants of Doubt; An Honest Liar

In its advocacy of skeptical thinking, An Honest Liar dovetails neatly, if accidentally, with Merchants of Doubt.

Queen and Country

Queen and Country, the sequel to Hope and Glory that took John Boorman almost three decades to make, is worth the wait.

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