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FilmWeek



Reviews of this week's new releases, interviews with filmmakers, and animated discussions on various aspects of the industry with a rotating cast of film critics and host, KPCC’s Larry Mantle. FilmWeek critics include Justin Chang (Variety), Tim Cog



 



FilmWeek: 'Jackie,' 'Man Down,' 'Incarnate' and more, plus a deeper look at capturing the life of Jackie Kennedy

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:49:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this weekend's new movies releases including Natalie Portman taking a turn as Camelot's "Jackie;" Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara, and Gary Oldman in a post-apocalyptic war drama, "Man Down;" the wide release horror, "Incarnate" and more. We'll also take a deeper look at Natalie Portman's performance as Jackie Kennedy and the most challenging qualities emulated. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Moana,’ ‘Allied,’ ‘Miss Sloane’ and more

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:57:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Amy Nicholson, and Charles Solomon review this Thanksgiving week’s new movie releases including: Disney’s “Moana,” about an adventurous teenager sailing the Pacific on a mission to save her family; “Allied” starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as intelligence officers who fall in love during World War II; Jessica Chastain as a tough D.C. lobbyist in her toughest fight yet against the gun industry in “Miss Sloane” and more. Plus, Peter Rainer on the best films screened at last week’s Los Cabos International Film Festival, and Wade Major reports on FilmStruck, a new streaming service from Criterion and Turner Classics focused on film geeks. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ ‘Red Turtle’ and more

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:47:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. It’s a big one for notable releases including the “Harry Potter” spinoff from J.K. Rowling, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them;” a critically acclaimed drama with Oscar buzz, “Manchester by the Sea;” a significant animated feature from Studio Ghibli, “The Red Turtle;” plus what Rotten Tomatoes calls more than just another coming-of-age dramedy, “The Edge of Seventeen;” a very promising documentary about an eccentric farmer, “Peter and the Farm” and more! TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,’ ‘Arrival’ and more

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:11:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases including director Ang Lee’s technologically-groundbreaking war drama, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk;” a sci-fi starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker, “Arrivals;” the first of the holiday season fare, “Almost Christmas;” and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'Doctor Strange,' 'Trolls,' 'Hacksaw Ridge' and more, plus the life of filmmaker Sidney Lumet

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:23:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Charles Solomon and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend's new movie releases including the DreamWorks animated feature starring Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake, "Trolls;" the Marvel wide release starring Benedict Cumberbatch and an ensemble cast, "Doctor Strange;" a war movie based on the true story of America's first conscientious objector, "Hacksaw Ridge" and more. We'll also take a look at the new documentary "By Sidney Lumet" which includes a never-before-seen interview with the influential filmmaker. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Inferno,’ ‘Into the Inferno,’ ‘The Eagle Huntress’ and more, plus a look at the 30th annual AFI Fest

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:07:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Amy Nicholson review this week’s new movie releases including Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in the latest Dan Brown adaptation, “Inferno;” and not to be confused with that thriller is “Into the Inferno” from documentarian Werner Herzog’s exploration of active volcanoes; plus a critically acclaimed doc about a pioneering Kazakh girl, “The Eagle Huntress,” and more. We'll also spotlight the 30th annual AFI Fest's dazzling slate of movies. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'Jack Reacher,' 'Ouija: Origin of Evil,' 'Moonlight' and more, plus complaints about an insular culture at Netflix

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:54:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Charles Solomon and Peter Rainer review this week’s new releases including the promising Halloween flick, “Ouija: Origin of Evil;” Tom Cruise in the return of “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back;” the acclaimed indie “Moonlight” with Mahershala Ali; and more. We'll also talk about rising tensions between Netflix and Hollywood communal creatives with Joe Flint, media reporter at The Wall Street Journal. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Kevin Hart: What Now?,’ ‘The Accountant,’ and more, plus a look at TV-film versions of the afterlife

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:42:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Andy Klein, Charles Solomon and Katie Walsh review this weekend’s new movie releases including the stand-up special “Kevin Hart: What Now?;” Ben Affleck as a math savant in the thriller, “The Accountant,” the ensemble drama “Certain Women,” starring Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, and Lily Gladstone, and more. We'll also talk about the new NBC sitcom "The Good Place" and ask what your favorite fictional portrayals of the afterlife are. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'The Girl on the Train,' and more, plus government concerns about Hollywood's foreign investors

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:44:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Charles Solomon, and Justin Chang review this week's new movie releases including "The Birth of a Nation;" Emily Blunt starring in "The Girl on the Train;" an epic IMAX film from Terrence Malick called "Voyage of Time;" some outstanding animated features, foreign films, indies, and more. We'll also hear from entertainment and film business reporters Ryan Faughnder and Matt Pressberg about a possible move for the feds to review foreign investments in American film and production companies as a threat to national security. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Deepwater Horizon,’ ‘Masterminds,’ the new Tim Burton, and more, plus a closer look at 'Command and Control'

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:54:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Tim Cogshell review this week’s new movie releases including: the dramatic portrayal of the 2010 man-made disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, “Deepwater Horizon,” plus the new Tim Burton fantasy, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children;” an action funny starring the biggest names in comedy these days including Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Zach Galifianakis; and more. We'll also have a conversation with Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser about "Command and Control." TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Magnificent Seven,’ ‘Storks,’ ‘Queen of Katwe’ and more, plus a closer look at 'Amanda Knox'

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:44:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases including an updated “Magnificent Seven," the animated feature “Storks,” a Disney family movie based in Uganda titled “Queen of Katwe” and more. We'll also remember the late Curtis Hanson and have a conversation with Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn, co-directors of “Amanda Knox." TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby,’ ‘Snowden,’ ‘Blair Witch,’ and more, plus a look at ageism in Hollywood

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:51:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Christy Lemire review this week’s new movie releases including“Snowden,” “Blair Witch,” “Bridget Jones’s Baby” and more. Plus, we'll hear about the landscape at the Toronto Film Festival from KPCC film critic Peter Rainer, and we'll also talk about a new study that found older actors were underrepresented on the big screen in 2015. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Sully,’ ‘The Wild Life,’ ‘Other People’ and more, plus we'll discuss your favorite foreign language films

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:58:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases including “Sully,” “The Wild Life,” some promising indies including “Kicks” and “Other People;” and more. Then, our critics will stick around to talk about what makes a successful foreign film. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Light Between Oceans,’ ‘Morgan’ and more, a look at the world of film collectors and film dealers

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:13:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases including “The Light Between Oceans,” “Morgan” and more. Then, we'll explore the vanishing subculture of 35mm and 16mm film collectors, dealers and preservers. TGI-FilmWeek!


Media Files:
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FilmWeek: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Southside with You,' and more, plus a bill in Sacramento could bar IMDb from revealing actors' ages

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:01:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this week’s new movie releases including a “Don’t Breathe,” Southside with You,” “Mechanic: Resurrection," and more. We'll also look at a bill in Sacramento sponsored by SAG-AFTRA that's trying to combat ageism in Hollywood.


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FilmWeek: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘War Dogs’ and more, plus how a rape case could derail the Oscar hopes of 'The Birth of a Nation'

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:20:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new releases including “Kubo and the Two Strings,” “War Dogs,” “Ben-Hur” and more. We'll also explain how rape charges against the director of "The Birth of a Nation" have dampened excitement surrounding the early Oscar hopeful.


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FilmWeek: ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ ‘Sausage Party,’ and more, plus working with method actors

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:55:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases including “Pete’s Dragon,” “Sausage Party,” “Florence Foster Jenkins” and more. We'll also look at the challenges of working with method actors like Jared Leto. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Nine Lives,’ ‘The Little Prince’ and more, plus a conversation with blues singer Sharon Jones

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 17:37:00 GMT

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Charles Solomon, and Peter Rainer review this week’s new movie releases including “Suicide Squad,” “Nine Lives,” “The Little Prince,” and more. We'll also speak with Sharon Jones about her singing career and about the new documentary, "Miss Sharon Jones!" by filmmaker Barbara Kopple. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Bad Moms,’ ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Equity’ and more, plus your favorite films to watch time and time again

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:00:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including the raunchy comedy “Bad Moms;” the return of Matt Damon in “Jason Bourne;” an indie film being dubbed as the she-wolf of wall street, “Equity;” and more. TGI-FilmWeek! We'll also be taking your calls on movies you can't stop watching.


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FilmWeek: ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Lights Out,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond' and more, plus an inside look at the psychology behind immersive horror

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:18:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Charles Solomon, and Wade Major review this week’s new movie releases including “Ice Age: Collision Course” “Star Trek Beyond,” “Lights Out,” “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” and more. We'll also talk with filmmaker Rich Fox and fear sociologist Margee Kerr about the psychological attraction to fear and consensual trauma. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'Ghostbusters,' 'The Infiltrator,' Cafe Society' and more, plus 'Into the Dark: The Hidden World of Film Noir'

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:56:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this week’s new movie releases including “Ghostbusters, ” “The Infiltrator,” Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society,” and more. Plus, author Mark A. Vieira joins us in-studio to talk about his new film noir book, "Into the Dark." TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Secret Life of Pets,’ ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’ and more

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:43:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including the animated feature “The Secret Life of Pets,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Legend of Tarzan,’ ‘The BFG’ and more, plus the social impact of Disney princesses

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:31:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including “The BFG,” “The Legend of Tarzan” “The Purge: Election Year,” and more. We'll also hear about the decades-long influence of Disney's "princess culture" on children.


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FilmWeek: 'Independence Day: Resurgence,' 'The Shallows,' and more, plus should human rights be extended to chimpanzees?

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:15:00 GMT

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week's new movies releases including another alien invasion in "Independence Day: Resurgence," "The Shallows," "Free State of Jones," "Swiss Army Man" and more. Then, we'll talk to documentary filmmakers about a new documentary arguing that chimps should be considered people,too. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'Finding Dory,' 'Central Intelligence,' 'Tickled' and more

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:00 GMT

AirTalk guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Charles Solomon, and Peter Rainer review this weekend's new movies releases including "Finding Dory," "Central Intelligence," "Tickled" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Conjuring 2,’ ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Now You See Me 2,’ and more, plus debating the sacrosanctity of Mary Poppins

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:51:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Claudia Puig review this weekend's new movie releases including "The Conjuring 2," "Warcraft," "Diary of a Chambermaid" and more. Then, we'll be taking your calls on 'Mary Poppins Returns." TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘Me Before You’ and more, plus a sneak peak at this summer's biggest films

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:55:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Amy Nicholson review this weekend’s new movie releases including: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” “Me Before You,” “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” and more. We'll also preview this summer's biggest blockbusters, including many with a predominantly female cast . TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ and more, plus the director of 'Holy Hell' describes the cult life

Fri, 27 May 2016 17:54:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Andy Klein review this weekend’s new movie releases including “X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and much more Then, filmmaker Will Allen shares his experience as a member of The Buddhafield. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Nice Guys,’ ‘Neighbors 2' and more, plus a behind-the-scenes look at the new 'Weiner' documentary

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:58:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Christy Lemire, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including “The Nice Guys,” “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” "Weiner" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Money Monster,’ ‘The Lobster,’ and more, plus a film festival circuit

Fri, 13 May 2016 17:49:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases including George Clooney and Julia Roberts starring in “Money Monster” directed by Jodie Foster, plus a surreal romance with Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, and more. Plus, we'll check in with KPCC film critic Amy Nicholson at the Cannes Film Festival & get a sneak peek of the Los Angeles Film Festival from the festival's director. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Captain America’ sequel, ‘Family Fang,’ ‘Being Charlie,’ and more, plus can fictional languages be subject to copyright?

Fri, 06 May 2016 17:47:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases including “Captain America: Civil War,” “The Family Fang,” “Being Charlie” and more. Then, we'll debate the rights of languages created for film. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Keanu,’ ‘Mother’s Day,’ ‘Ratchet & Clank’ and more, plus Regal Cinemas sets new rules for R-rated films

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:08:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Charles Solomon, Tim Cogshell, and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases including “Keanu,” “Mother’s Day” “Ratchet & Clank” and more; then, we'll hear about the largest US theater chain's new age requirement. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Huntsman’ sequel, ‘Elvis & Nixon,’ and more

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:08:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s new movie releases including “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” “A Hologram for the King,” “Elvis & Nixon” and more. Plus, we'll speak with The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday about the challenges of writing fair critiqes. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Barbershop’ sequel and more, plus the VOD debate

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:39:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Justin Chang review this week’s new releases including “The Jungle Book,” “Barbershop: The Next Cut” and more; and where would you rather watch new movie releases, in theaters or in the comfort of your own home?


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FilmWeek: ‘Demolition,’ ‘The Boss,’ ‘Hardcore Henry’ and more

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:58:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Amy Nicholson review this week’s new movie releases including “Demolition,” “The Boss,” “Hardcore Henry” and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: 'God's Not Dead 2,' 'Everybody Wants Some!' and more

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:28:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this week's new movie releases including a wide release, faith-based film, "God's Not Dead 2;" the fun, new Richard Linklater film about 1980s college baseball players, "Everybody Wants Some!!;" Don Cheadle as jazz legend Miles Davis in "Miles Ahead;" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Batman v Superman,’ ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ and more, plus, a behind-the-scenes look at casting actors in ethnic roles

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:31:00 GMT

Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Tim Cogshell review this week’s new movie releases including “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,” “Born to be Blue,” “Fastball” and more. Then, we'll talk to a casting director about the selection process. TGI-FilmWeek!


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FilmWeek: ‘Divergent Series: Allegiant,’ ‘The Bronze,’ ‘Midnight Special,’ and more

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:44:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Amy Nicholson review this week’s new movie releases including the latest in the Divergent series, “The Bronze;” “Midnight Special;” and more. Plus, the director of "Eye in the Sky" joins Larry to discuss drone warfare. TGI-Filmweek!


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FilmWeek: '10 Cloverfield Lane,' 'Eye in the Sky,' 'The Brothers Grimsby,' and more plus, what's your favorite movie quote?

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 18:42:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein reviews this weekend's new movie releases including "10 Cloverfield Lane," "Eye in the Sky," "The Brothers Grimsby" and more.


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FilmWeek: ‘Knight of Cups,' 'Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot,' 'Zootopia' and more, plus what's 'Grrrls on Film' all about?

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 18:50:00 GMT

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon review this week's new movie releases including "Knight of Cups," "Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot," "Zootopia" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


Media Files:
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