Bill Wine has been KYW Newsradio’s movie critic since 2001.
You can also hear Bill’s “Weekend Box Office” reports Mondays on KYW Newsradio; his “Movie Grapevine” reports on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at 12:47pm; and his live recap of new releases on Friday afternoons at 5:17pm.
Wine is a tenured professor in the department of communication at La Salle University, where he teaches film and writing courses. In addition to his work in the media and academia, he is also a produced and published playwright.
Bill previously served as movie critic for the Fox Network’s Philadelphia TV station from 1990 to 2002, first for its evening news and then for its morning program, receiving three Emmy awards and eight Emmy nominations for his writing.
Wine has also served as a film, theatre, television and book critic for such publications as the Village Voice, the Camden Courier-Post, the Philadelphia Daily News, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, and has contributed articles, essays, and reviews to numerous magazines and film books.
A lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, Bill attended Drexel University and did his graduate work at Temple University.
He now lives in Wyncote with his wife and two daughters.
You can catch Bill Wine’s movie reviews on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays on KYW Newsradio 1060. And don’t miss Bill Wine’s podcasts, “Yada Yada Movies!,” at KYW News On Demand.
It may be, first of all, the quirkiest odd-couple flick ever made, because this adventure dramedy goes its own way and then some.
The record-setting animated sequel, Finding Dory, repeated as the first-place attraction.
In his latest film, ‘The Neon Demon,’ Danish director Nicolas Winding RefnRefn tries his hand at the horror-thriller genre.
McConaughey adds another impressive achievement to his resume.
De Palma is the first of what I hope will be many film projects devoted to documenting the works and viewpoints of movie directors who matter.
The animated sequel to Finding Nemo was a runaway – okay, swim-away — first-place finisher at the box office over the weekend.
‘Finding Dory’ is the spinoff/sequel to the 2003 Oscar winning cartoon classic, ‘Finding Nemo.’
Genius is about the genius behind the geniuses, one in particular.
If only intelligence were more central to Central Intelligence.
The Conjuring 2 earned an estimated $40-million on its debut weekend.
Originally titled, Now You See Me: The Second Act, the follow-up to the 2013 hit things-are-never-what-they-seem caper thriller takes place a year after its predecessor, with the Horsemen still in hiding.
By Bill Wine KYW Newsradio 1060 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The 2013 original, a harrowing haunted-house heart-stopper, scared the jelly out of our doughnuts. The follow-up, sorry to say, suffers from sequelitis. The superior horror thriller, […]
If Me Before You does nothing else, it at least establishes the can’t-miss credentials of two soon-to-be stars.
That dropped last weekend’s ticket-selling champ, X-Men: Apocalypse, into second place with a weekend total of $22-million.
‘Maggie’s Plan’ is a romantic comedy of sorts about a young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City.