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Jan Wahl

(L-R) Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman & Adam Driver in "This Is Where I Leave You" (credit: Warner Bros)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘This is Where I Leave You’

From “Annie Hall” to “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, there are wonderful comedies celebrating and satirizing our ethnic differences, but film critic Jan Wahl says “This is Where I Leave You” doesn’t deliver.

09/19/2014

Kevin Kline And Maggie Smith in 'My Old Lady' (BBC  Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘My Old Lady’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the film “My Old Lady,” a dramedy about a man (Kevin Kline) inheriting a Paris apartment from his late father, which comes with some complications by way of an occupant (Maggie Smith) who isn’t willing to leave.

09/12/2014

27th February 1956:  American actor Errol Flynn kisses his wife Pat Wymore's hand during the Golden Globe Awards ceremony banquet at the Cocoanut Grove Restaurant in Hollywood.  (Photo by Bertil Svensson/BIPs/Getty Images)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Last Robin Hood”— the story of the final days of famed actor and Lothario Errol Flynn (Kevin Kline).

09/05/2014

John Lithgow & Alfred Molina in "Love Is Strange" (credit: Sony Pictures Classics)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Love Is Strange’

‘Love is Strange’, with John Lithgow & Alfred Molina, will touch your heart and make you feel compassion for seniors.

08/29/2014

Helen Mirren in "The Hundred Foot Journey" (credit: Francois Duhamel/DreamWorks)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

From ‘Big Night’ to Ratatouille there is nothing better than using food as a metaphor in film. Lasse Hallstrom does just that in his latest effort, “The Hundred-Foot Journey”.

08/08/2014

Woody Allen at the New York Premiere for "Magic In The Moonlight" (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: “Magic in the Moonlight”, “And So it Goes”, & “To Be Takei”

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews three new films this week including Woody Allen’s latest effort, “And So it Goes” by director Rob Reiner, which stars Michael Douglas, and a documentary about George Takei of Star Trek fame.

07/25/2014

(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

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