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Film Reviews

By KCRW, Joe Morgenstern

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW; he airs his current musings on the film industry in a biweekly column for the paper as well. He has worked for The New York Times, the New York Herald Tribune, and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, and his freelance writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Playboy, GQ and the Columbia Journalism Review. He has also written for television; his scripts include "The Boy In the Plastic Bubble" and several episodes of "Law & Order." Joe is a founding member of the National Society of Film Critics and a member of the New York Film Critics Circle. Photo credit: Marc Goldstein Charity Buzz Auction: Attend a Press Screening in Los Angeles with Wall Street Journal Film Critic and Pulitzer Prize Winner Joe Morgenstern and Enjoy a Post-Screening Discussion

  1. 1.
    The Last Jedi16 December 2017
    3:48
  2. 2.
    I, Tonya9 December 2017
    3:50
  3. 3.
    The Shape of Water2 December 2017
    3:46
  4. 4.
    Justice League18 November 2017
    3:39
  5. 5.
    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri11 November 2017
    3:39
  6. 6.
    Lady Bird4 November 2017
    3:37
  7. 7.
    Suburbicon; Novitiate28 October 2017
    3:45
  8. 8.
    Faces Places21 October 2017
    3:33
  1. 9.
    Marshall14 October 2017
    3:38
  2. 10.
    Blade Runner 20497 October 2017
    3:27
  3. 11.
    Wormwood9 September 2017
    3:43
  4. 12.
    Step5 August 2017
    4:06
  5. 13.
    Detroit29 July 2017
    3:43
  6. 14.
    Dunkirk22 July 2017
    4:01
  7. 15.
    War for the Planet of the Apes15 July 2017
    3:47
  8. 16.
    Spider-Man: Homecoming8 July 2017
    3:56
  9. 17.
    Baby Driver1 July 2017
    7:09
  10. 18.
    The Big Sick24 June 2017
    3:36
  11. 19.
    Cars 317 June 2017
    3:29
  12. 20.
    The Mummy10 June 2017
    3:38
  13. 21.
    Wonder Woman3 June 2017
    3:27
  14. 22.
    Alien: Covenant20 May 2017
    3:23
  15. 23.
    Risk6 May 2017
    3:28
  16. 24.
    Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent22 April 2017
    3:56
  17. 25.
    The Fate of the Furious15 April 2017
    3:24
  18. 26.
    Their Finest8 April 2017
    3:31
  19. 27.
    The Zookeeper's Wife1 April 2017
    3:39
  20. 28.
    Life25 March 2017
    3:54
  21. 29.
    Beauty and the Beast18 March 2017
    3:39
  22. 30.
    Kong: Skull Island11 March 2017
    3:52
  23. 31.
    Logan4 March 2017
    3:33
  24. 32.
    Get Out25 February 2017
    3:35
  25. 33.
    The Great Wall18 February 2017
    3:31
  26. 34.
    The LEGO Batman Movie11 February 2017
    3:39
  27. 35.
    The Space between Us; I Am Not Your Negro4 February 2017
    3:22
  28. 36.
    The Salesman28 January 2017
    3:23
  29. 37.
    The Founder21 January 2017
    3:33
  30. 38.
    The Crash14 January 2017
    3:32
  31. 39.
    A Monster Calls24 December 2016
    3:29
  32. 40.
    Fences17 December 2016
    3:23
  33. 41.
    La La Land10 December 2016
    3:27
  34. 42.
    Jackie3 December 2016
    3:38
  35. 43.
    Lion26 November 2016
    3:23
  36. 44.
    Manchester by the Sea19 November 2016
    3:33
  37. 45.
    Arrival12 November 2016
    3:29
  38. 46.
    Loving5 November 2016
    3:34
  39. 47.
    Fire at Sea29 October 2016
    3:32
  40. 48.
    American Honey1 October 2016
    3:24
  41. 49.
    Queen of Katwe24 September 2016
    3:34
  42. 50.
    Hell or High Water20 August 2016
    3:32
  43. 51.
    Florence Foster Jenkins13 August 2016
    3:40
  44. 52.
    Suicide Squad6 August 2016
    3:31
  45. 53.
    Jason Bourne30 July 2016
    3:24
  46. 54.
    Star Trek Beyond23 July 2016
    3:47
  47. 55.
    Captain Fantastic9 July 2016
    3:32
  48. 56.
    The BFG2 July 2016
    3:24
  49. 57.
    Hunt for the Wilderpeople25 June 2016
    3:30
  50. 58.
    Finding Dory18 June 2016
    3:26
  51. 59.
    The Music of Strangers11 June 2016
    3:14
  52. 60.
    The Fits4 June 2016
    3:19
  53. 61.
    X-Men: Apocalypse28 May 2016
    3:42
  54. 62.
    Weiner21 May 2016
    3:30
  55. 63.
    Money Monster14 May 2016
    3:35
  56. 64.
    Viva30 April 2016
    3:32
  57. 65.
    A Hologram for the King23 April 2016
    3:32
  58. 66.
    Sing Street16 April 2016
    3:33
  59. 67.
    Louder than Bombs9 April 2016
    3:36
  60. 68.
    Everybody Wants Some2 April 2016
    3:36
  61. 69.
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice26 March 2016
    3:43
  62. 70.
    Midnight Special19 March 2016
    3:32
  63. 71.
    Marguerite12 March 2016
    3:33
  64. 72.
    Zootopia5 March 2016
    3:35
  65. 73.
    Triple 927 February 2016
    3:40
  66. 74.
    The Witch; Race20 February 2016
    3:31
  67. 75.
    Zoolander 213 February 2016
    3:31
  68. 76.
    Mojave23 January 2016
    3:34
  69. 77.
    Remembering Alan Rickman16 January 2016
    3:21
  70. 78.
    Anomalisa9 January 2016
    3:30
  71. 79.
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens19 December 2015
    3:19
  72. 80.
    The Big Short12 December 2015
    3:34
  73. 81.
    The Lady in the Van; Youth5 December 2015
    3:35
  74. 82.
    The Good Dinosaur28 November 2015
    3:33
  75. 83.
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 221 November 2015
    3:35
  76. 84.
    By the Sea14 November 2015
    3:22
  77. 85.
    Spotlight7 November 2015
    3:40
  78. 86.
    Our Brand Is Crisis30 October 2015
    3:47
  79. 87.
    Nasty Baby; Rock the Kasbah23 October 2015
    3:22
  80. 88.
    Room16 October 2015
    3:21
  81. 89.
    The Martian2 October 2015
    3:27
  82. 90.
    99 Homes25 September 2015
    3:23
  83. 91.
    Black Mass18 September 2015
    3:39
  84. 92.
    A Taste of Telluride11 September 2015
    3:34
  85. 93.
    Z for Zachariah29 August 2015
    3:21
  86. 94.
    Top Spin22 August 2015
    3:29
  87. 95.
    Straight Outta Compton15 August 2015
    3:27
  88. 96.
    The Gift7 August 2015
    3:32
  89. 97.
    Best of Enemies1 August 2015
    3:39
  90. 98.
    Southpaw25 July 2015
    3:26
  91. 99.
    Trainwreck18 July 2015
    3:30
  92. 100.
    Minions11 July 2015
    3:46

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