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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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  • Watching November Criminals, Sacha Gervasi's plunge into high-school ennui and intrigue, I couldn't help but wonder: Fuck, are we still making kids read Catcher in the Rye? Ansel Elgort plays philosophy-obsessed outsider Addison...

  • 20 days ago | Film Reviews

    Here are some quick U.S. stats: White women won the vote in 1920; some Native American women could vote in 1924, while the rest could not until 1947; Asian-American women first voted in 1952; and black women had to wait until the 1960s to freely e...

  • In the opening scenes of her stirring comic drama The Divine Order, writer/director Petra Volpe collages together images from the U.S. sexual revolution and civil rights movements -- turbulent, raucous demonstrations -- before plopping us...

  • At first, the prospect of Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths) skewering some racist Missouri cops delighted me. Frances McDormand as Mildred, a grieving mother who taunts the local police for not solving her daughter's rape and...

  • 1 month ago | Film Reviews

    One year, back in the early 1990s, an uncle of mine didn’t show up to our family Christmas. I was only 10 and didn’t understand his sudden departure and why nobody would speak of it. A year later, I was at his funeral. He was a playwright and acto...

  • "I wish I could live through something," the title character laments to her mother in the opening scene of writer/director Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird. Played with comical intensity by Saoirse Ronan, 17-year-old Lady Bird -- nee Christine --...


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