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April Wolfe

April Wolfe

April Wolfe is the film critic for L.A. Weekly. Her criticism and features also appear in other Voice Media Group publications and in VMG's film partner the Village Voice. She's written for The Atlantic, Marie Claire, CityLab, Vice and many others, and she's the founder and a producer of One Axe Plays, a film and theater collective for women writers and directors. As a filmmaker, she's produced a feature film, written and directed a handful of shorts and worked in creative development as a top-level story analyst.

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  • 20 hours ago | Film and TV

    Filmmaking is not a poor man’s game. Even as digital cameras get cheaper, making a film worthy of release still requires dough to get off the ground, which means the folks who tell stories through cinema tend to come from backgrounds of privilege....

  • Sean Baker is one of the few filmmakers working today who gets that it's possible to find joy in small, difficult corners of the world. His film Tangerine, about two transwomen and their hilarious exploits across Los Angeles, doesn't bow...

  • 8 days ago | Film Reviews

    Writer/director Angela Robinson’s Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is achingly normal, in a good way. Robinson has proven herself capable of melding her sincere and often endearingly campy sensibilities to any cinematic style — spy spoofs (D...

  • Writer/director Angela Robinson's Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, is achingly normal, in a good way. Robinson has proven herself capable of melding her sincere and often endearingly campy sensibilities to any cinematic style -- spy...

  • 20 days ago | Film Reviews

    In Battle of the Sexes, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ film rehashing the most infamous tennis match in modern history, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) must brawl with the coed United States Tennis Association for equal pay as she comes to ...

  • In Battle of the Sexes, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris's film rehashing the most infamous tennis match in modern history, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) must brawl with her coed tennis league for equal pay as she comes to terms with her...

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