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


Z for Zachariah

In Z for Zachariah the post-apocalyptic thriller gets a renovation, if not re-invention -- as a love triangle in a valley that has somehow been spared... Read more

August 28, 2015 | 3 min

Top Spin

Top Spin starts ultra-slowly, then picks up speed. The subject of this documentary is table tennis  -- or ping pong, for those of us who play it just ... Read more

August 21, 2015 | 3 min

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton is notable for its omissions as well as its strengths, but that shouldn't be surprising.

August 14, 2015 | 3 min

The Gift

One of the many gifts conferred by the new movie The Gift is the pleasure of feeling like putty in the hands of a first-rate storyteller.

August 7, 2015 | 3 min

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