Movie Reviews

Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in “St. Vincent,” (Andrew Hreha/Weinstein Company)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘St. Vincent’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “St. Vincent,” the story of a low-down loser (Bill Murray) who ends up taking care of his 12-year-old neighbor, who is the son of a struggling single mom.

10/17/2014

Robert Downey Jr. & Robert Duvall in "The Judge" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘The Judge’ And ‘The Two Faces of January’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Judge,” starring Robert Downey Jr. as a big city lawyer returning to his hometown to defend his father, a local judge accused of murder, and “Two Faces of January,” an original thriller from director Hossein Amini set in 1960s Athens about a con artist, his wife and a stranger fleeing the mysterious death of a private detective.

10/10/2014

"Gone Girl" Ben Affleck plays it vapid.  (Photo: 20th Century Fox)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘Gone Girl’ & ‘Men, Women and Children’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Gone Girl,” a thriller based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel as well as “Men, Women and Children,” a drama about families trying to navigate relationships and communication in the digital world.

10/03/2014

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

Guardians of The Galaxy (credit: Walt Disney Pictures/Marvel Studios)

KBCW Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Check out KBCWtv’s movie review for Marvel Studios’ “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

08/02/2014

(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

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

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