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Jan Wahl

(L-R) Toni Collette, Pierce Brosnan, Imogen Poots, Aaron Paul in "A Long Way Down" (credit: Magnolia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘A Long Way Down’ &’ Sex Tape’

Is there an upside to “A Long Way Down?” Find out what Jan thought…

07/18/2014

The Last Sentence (credit: Music Box Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Last Sentence’ & ‘Venus In Fur’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Last Sentence,” a biopic about a Swedish journalist in Nazi Germany; and ‘Venus in Fur,” Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the acclaimed two-person play by David Ives.

07/11/2014

Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy in "Tammy" (Michael Tackett/ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘Tammy’ And ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)–KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Tammy,” a road-trip buddy comedy with a woman (Melissa McCarthy) having a bad day along with her alcoholic grandmother (Susan Sarandon). Also reviewed is the biopic “Yves […]

07/04/2014

A documentary about the life of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert is based on his eponymously titled memoir. Directed by Steve James. (photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’ & ‘Le Chef’

Jan reviews a film about fellow movie reviewer Roger Ebert…

06/27/2014

(L-R) Erich Bergen,  John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza,  & Michael Lomenda in Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Jersey Boys’

Will Jan like Eastwood’s film version better than the musical? Find out here…

06/20/2014

(L-R) Erich Bergen, Vincent Piazza John Lloyd Young & Michael Lomenda in Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys Chat With Jan Wahl

VIDEO: KCBS’ Jan Wahl sits down with the actors of Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys”

06/19/2014

"Obvious Child" (credit: A24)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘Obvious Child’ And ‘Gore Vidal: United States Of Amnesia’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Obvious Child,” a romantic comedy about a stand-up comedian who is struggling with the prospect of having an abortion. Also reviewed is “Gore Vidal: United […]

06/13/2014

"Jersey Boys" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: Summer Season Preview

Will the summer blockbuster film season just cater to teenage boys as usual? Probably, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find some hot movies coming out this summer for the rest of us.

06/06/2014

Amanda Seyfried, Neil Patrick Harris and Seth MacFarlane in 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' (Universal Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “A Million Days to Die in the West,” a comedy-western from writer-director Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” “Ted”) that follows a cowardly farmer (MacFarlane) as he learns to stand his ground with the help of a woman (Charlize Theron) in the face of a notorious outlaw (Liam Neeson).

05/30/2014

Juliette Binoche & Clive Owen in "Words And Pictures" (credit: Roadside Attractions)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Words and Pictures’

A romantic movie set in a preparatory school in which an English professor sparks up an interdisciplinary rivalry…

05/23/2014

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