KCRW's Film Reviews

KCRW's Film Reviews

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  • Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the...

KCRW's Film Reviews


The Martian

Knowing the premise of The Martian won't prepare you for the remarkable variety and complexity of Ridley Scott's sci-fi extravaganza. 

October 3, 2015 | 3 min

99 Homes

99 Homes is a relatively small, tough-minded drama about pitiless people doing unprincipled things. And it turns out to be one of the most interesting... Read more

September 26, 2015 | 3 min

Black Mass

Johnny Depp creates a seethingly evil portrait of James "Whitey" Bulger, one of the pre-eminent -- and pre-eminently violent -- criminals of recent ti... Read more

September 19, 2015 | 3 min

A Taste of Telluride

Just back from the Telluride Film Festival, Joe Morgenstern introduces us to a couple of stand-outs.

September 12, 2015 | 3 min

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