Glenn Whipp

Glenn Whipp covers film and television for the Los Angeles Times and serves as columnist for The Envelope, theTimes’ awards season publication.
'BlacKkKlansman': Spike Lee's urgent message about terrorism, truth and Donald Trump

Spike Lee's latest film, "BlacKkKlansman," makes a direct connection between the racism of the Ku Klux Klan and Donald Trump's pledge to "make America great again." "It wasn't that hard to do," Lee says. "So much of this hate stuff is recycled."

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Gold Standard: Plenty of popular choices for this year’s best picture Oscar race

Los Angeles Times awards columnist Glenn Whipp looks at the arrival of a number of crowd-pleasing contenders in this awards season. Plus a preview of the AFI Fest and love for Steven Yeun and "Burning."