25 episodes

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

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    • TV & Film
    • 3.5, 11 Ratings

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

    The End of the Line For a Decade-Long Trip

    The End of the Line For a Decade-Long Trip

    Every few years since they joined forces to do "The Trip" in 2010, the English funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have done another installment--"The Trip To Italy" followed by "The Trip To Spain." The latest and final one, "The Trip To Greece,"...

    • 3 min
    Spike Lee's love doc to New York

    Spike Lee's love doc to New York

    In less than four minutes, on Super 8 film, Spike Lee has captured the pain and surreal stillness of New York's pandemic moment.

    • 3 min
    When a Nanny Needs A Friend

    When a Nanny Needs A Friend

    "Saint Frances" is a feature debut for its director, Alex Thompson, and its writer, Kelly O'Sullivan, who also co-stars with a remarkable child actor named Ramona Edith Williams. They play, respectively, Bridget, a nanny, and Frances, the kid who...

    • 3 min
    A Man and His Jacket

    A Man and His Jacket

    "Deerskin" is a tale of murderous obsession and a deerskin jacket, though not in that order. The star is Jean Dujardin, who won an Oscar in 2012 for his buoyantly funny portrayal of George Valentin, a silent-film actor on the way down. Once again...

    • 3 min
    Circus of Books

    Circus of Books

    "Circus of Books," a new Netflix documentary, centers on an old West Hollywood landmark, the porn shop on the corner of La Jolla and Santa Monica Boulevard. But the center of the center is about prejudice, and how it can arise in the unlikeliest places.

    • 3 min
    Selah and the Spades

    Selah and the Spades

    In "Selah and the Spades," Tayarisha Poe's impressive debut feature, a tyrannical teen rules the prep-school roost.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Intelligent, compassionate & articulate

A great complement to Kermode & Mayo film review podcast, but much shorter!

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