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Justin Chang

Justin Chang is a film critic for the Los Angeles Times and forNPR’s “Fresh Air,” and a regular contributor to KPCC's “FilmWeek.”Before joining The Times, he was chief film critic at Variety. He is the author of the book “FilmCraft: Editing” and serves as chair of the National Society of Film Critics and secretary of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. In 2014 he received the inaugural Roger Ebert Award from the African-American Film Critics Assn. A Southern California native and USC graduate, he lives with his wife and daughter in Pasadena.
Day 10: Cannes delivers a triumph with Lee Chang-dong’s slow-‘Burning’ masterwork

Before the 71st Festival de Cannes had even begun, the word on the Croisette was that we were in for the weakest lineup in recent memory. It strikes me as one of the stronger, more robustly surprising slates in recent memory.

Cannes delivers a triumph with Lee Chang-dong’s slow-‘Burning’ masterwork

"Under the Silver Lake" shines a fresh light on LA at Cannes, where Korea's "Burning" emerges as a standout.

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