FilmWeek: ‘Batman v. Superman,’ ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ and more

By: Tim Cogshell

Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Tim Cogshell review this week’s new movie releases including “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,” “Born to be Blue,” “Fastball” and more. Then, we’ll talk to a casting director about the selection process.

Listen here: FilmWeek: ‘Batman v Superman,’ ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ and more, plus, a behind-the-scenes look at casting actors in ethnic roles

 

Tim is Critic At Large for Alt Film Guide (http://www.altfg.com/blog). Twenty years of his reviews are archived at:  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/tim-cogshell/

DIY film series: Nick Cage before he got ‘Left Behind’

 

Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC’s Filmweek and Alt Film Guide, is joining Off-Ramp’s team of commentators. His first entry is a DIY film series on the foundational films of Nicolas Cage… and several of the bad ones. 

Listen here: DIY film series: Nick Cage before he got ‘Left Behind’

Tim is Critic At Large for Alt Film Guide and The Wrap.  Twenty years of his reviews are archived at:  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/tim-cogshell/

‘The Brothers Grimsby’ Review: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Latest is Stupid-Smart, Silly-Surprising

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By: Tim Cogshell

“The Brothers Grimsby” is funny. Get over it. I say this because I was certain it’d be yet another middling spoof of Bond films along the lines of Rowan Atkinson’s “Johnny English” movies, or worse, the ill-conceived and poorly executed Melissa McCarthy espionage comedy “Spy.” “The Brothers Grimsby” isn’t any of those; as noted, it’s funny.

Check it out at The Wrap:   http://www.thewrap.com/the-brothers-grimsby-review-sacha-baron-cohen-mark-strong-rebel-wilson/

 

 

Tim is Critic At Large for Alt Film Guide and The Wrap.  Twenty years of his reviews are archived at:  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/tim-cogshell/

FilmWeek: ‘Knight of Cups,’ ‘Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot,’ ‘Zootopia’ and more

March 4th, 2016, 10:50 am

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases including “Knight of Cups,” “Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot,” “Zootopia” and more.

Listen here: FilmWeek: ‘Knight of Cups,’ ‘Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot,’ ‘Zootopia’ and more, plus what is ‘Grrrls on Film’ all about?

 

 

Tim is Critic At Large for Alt Film Guide (http://www.altfg.com/blog/). Twenty years of his reviews are archived at:  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/tim-cogshell/