Jen Yamato

Jen Yamato is a writer for the LA Times.

Guest Appearances

Almost Every Film Ever with Amy Nicholson and Jen Yamato

I Was There Too #84April 11, 2018

Film critics Amy Nicholson & Jen Yamato join Matt to talk about what it’s like to be a critic in today’s film climate. They discuss everything from their approaches to criticism to the hardest movies to review. Plus, we’ll hear about how…


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (w/ Jen Yamato)

The Canon #147March 25, 2018

LA Times writer Jen Yamato joins Amy this week to discuss the 1964 French-German romantic musical “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.” They talk about the background of director Jacques Demy, the film’s focus on youthful romantic optimism, and how “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”…

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