Posts by Scott Bowles

About The Author

Scott Bowles is a former critic at USA Today and staffer of People Magazine, The Washington Post, The Detroit News and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is a lecturer and head of the internship program at UCLA's Journalism Ext. Dept. He is the author of 'The Needle and the Damage Done' (non-fiction) and lead author of 'Crime on Deadline' (non-fiction).
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Movie Review: ‘Richard Jewell’

Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" boasts strong performances in a low-key approach to retelling to a true story. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Analysis: How Disney +’s Glitchy Debut Could Alter Star Wars, Netflix and the Streaming Universe

Anchored by a solid debut of "The Mandalorian," Disney+ enters the on-demand fray... read Scott Bowles analysis on how it'll affect the streaming universe.

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Movie Review: ‘The Irishman’

"The Irishman" is not your average Martin Scorsese film. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Streaming Analysis: Why Theaters Should Be Terrified by ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’

With the premiere this month of Netflix's "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," theater exhibitors and studios might be getting nervous. Scott Bowles explains...

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Streaming Review: ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Scott Bowles reviews the sequel "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" now streaming on Netflix

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Movie Review: ‘Joker’

"Joker" may be the most anti-comic comic-book movie ever set to film. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Streaming Review: ‘In the Shadow of the Moon’

"In the Shadow of the Moon" is the sum of many parts that don't quite add up. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Streaming Review: ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’

"Between Two Ferns: The Movie" isn't much to look at. But on the page, Netflix's newest film is a beaut. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Box Office Analysis: After Summer Slide, Hollywood Looking for a Comeback

Hollywood could use a hero. After a forgettable summer at the box office, the movie industry is looking for an autumn resurgence in ticket sales. Scott Bowles takes a look...

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Analysis: The Reincarnation of Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick is experiencing a reincarnation of sorts, resurfacing on big screens and small. Scott Bowles takes a look!

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Streaming Review: ‘The Spy’

Scott Bowles reviews the mini-series "The Spy," starring Sacha Baron Cohen and now streaming on Netflix.

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Streaming Analysis: The Netflix-Studio War Intensifies as Oscars Near

Netflix has upped the ante with Martin Scorsese's mob drama "The Irishman." How will the streaming giant take on big studios and exhibitors for Oscar contention this time around?

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Streaming News: ‘Breaking Bad’ Movie to Air on Netflix

Netflix is expected to announce that a "Breaking Bad" film will arrive in October. Entitled "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," the film has even seen its trailer.

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Movie Review: ‘Hot Air’

The satire "Hot Air" is unfortunately a 100 minutes of, well, hot air. Scott Bowles reviews...

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Streaming Review: ‘Secret Obsession’

"Secret Obsession" is the kind of movie filmmakers don't make anymore -- and for good reason. Scott Bowles reviews...

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