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Tom Tangney

  • Pacific Rim: Uprising

    ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ turns out to be a watered-down version of the original

    There are plenty of thrills in "Pacific Rim: Uprising." Too bad this sequel just feels like a watered-down version of the original.
  • stalin

    ‘The Death of Stalin’ shows the banality of evil with a laugh

    Scottish writer/director Armando Iannucci of "Veep" fame uses his talent for witty political satire in "The Death of Stalin."
  • wrinkle in time

    ‘Wrinkle in Time’ is just right for a middle schooler

    KIRO Radio's Tom Tangney reviews 'Wrinkle in Time,' about a middle-school girl who must make peace with herself and her absent father.
  • Tom Tangney’s Oscars preview

    Think you know who will win in each category for the Oscars on Sunday night? Check out how your picks match up with KIRO Radio's Tom Tangney's top picks.
  • Red Sparrow movie review, Red Sparrow

    ‘Red Sparrow’ is like a cheap airport novel with a stellar cast

    He doesn't read "airport novels,," but watching "Red Sparrow" gave Tom Tangney a sense of what he always imagined it would feel like to do so.
  • Annihilation

    ‘Annihilation’ is mysterious and new

    Sci-fi thriller "Annihilation" may give us a lot to think about but answers are not on its agenda, Tom Tangney writes.
  • black panther

    Marvel may have found a bright new future with ‘Black Panther’

    It remains to be seen how well it will do at the box office, but at least on artistic grounds, 'Black Panther' meets its responsibilities with aplomb
  • Fifty Shades Freed

    Thriller cliches in ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ distract from S&M roots

    There is plenty of dramatic material to be had in exploring the psychology of an S&M relationship in "Fifty Shades Freed."
  • ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’ rings true, if not deeply

    "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool," starring Annette Bening and Jamie Bell, depicts the love affair of actress Gloria Grahame and actor Peter Turner.
  • Handicapping the 2018 Oscar nominations

    The 2018 Oscar nominations are out. Will Guillermo Del Toro win his first Best Director award? Will Saoirse Ronan grab win Best Actress for "Ladybird"?
Tom Tangney on KIRO Radio