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Michael Ordoña

Michael Ordoña has covered film and television for the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle for more than a decade. He has also reviewed movies for Common Sense Media. He is an alumnus of both the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Berkeley High School, and freely admits to a blatant Bay Area bias in all sports.
Review: Disneynature’s ‘Penguins’ marches to a familiar, kid-friendly beat

Disneynature's "Penguins" waddles into place among the many films about the Antarctic waterfowl. It features impressive cinematography and a light, humorous narrative approach.

Winston and Betty just turned 11, but they're Festival of Books experts already

Angeleno kids often grow up going to the Festival of Books. Times staff writer Michael Ordoña follows the adventures of his own children as they ramble through the fest.

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