Reviews

Helen Mirren & Ryan Reynolds in "Woman In Gold" (credit: Origin Pictures)

Jan Wahl Reviews ‘Amy’ & ‘Woman In Gold’

Jan reviews two documentaries and a drama with Helen Mirren & Ryan Reynolds…

07/10/2015

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (center) and other Yelp executives applaud after ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Yelp Plays Defense As ‘Billion Dollar Bully’ Film Nears $60,000 Kickstarter Goal

Online review giant Yelp has gone on defense, as a Kickstarter for a movie criticizing the site’s business practices has raised more than $50,000 in one week.

03/26/2015

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Movie Criticizes Yelp Business Practices, May Be Leading To Falling Share Prices

Shares of San Francisco-based online review site Yelp down closed down 3.5 percent on Thursday, possibly due to a documentary film project criticizing the website’s practices.

03/19/2015

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About ‘NewsMom’

Journalists tend to ask questions that others might not. We also have an ethical obligation to investigate both sides of any story. So, when I found out that I was…

02/10/2015

Michael Keaton in "Birdman" (credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Jan Wahl’s Top Movies of 2014

From “The Theory of Everything” to “Birdman” to “St. Vincent,” some movies this year just got it right.

12/18/2014

Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones in "The Theory of Everything" (credit: Focus Features)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Theory of Everything’

Find out what our own theoretical physicist of movies, Jan Wahl thought of “The Theory of Everything”

11/14/2014

Michael Keaton in "Birdman" (credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Birdman’

AUDIO: Find out Jan thought of Michael Keaton’s latest “superhero-esque” film…

10/24/2014

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

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Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

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

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