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 Post' Is A Crackling Newsroom Thriller With Electrifying Relevance

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In A Year Of Heartbreak And Reckoning, 12 Films Remind Us Of Cinema's Greatness

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Israeli Film 'Foxtrot' Is A Bruisingly Powerful Look At A War Without End

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Gorgeous And Lyrical 'Shape of Water' Doesn't Quite Hit Its Mark

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'Darkest Hour' Is A Grand, Ham-Fisted Showpiece For Gary Oldman's Churchill

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Ingrained Prejudices Collide With Wartime Trauma In 'Mudbound'

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'Murder On The Orient Express' Moves In Inspired Fits And Starts

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A Trio Of Veterans Embark On A Road Trip Together In 'Last Flag Flying'

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'The Square' Skillfully Skewers The Pretensions Of The Modern Art World

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'Killing of a Sacred Deer' Is A Twisted Indictment Of White Male Privilege

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

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