Larry Mantle together with critics Andy Klein and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases as well as the affects of the September 11th attacks on the movie business. This week's selections include: Liam, The Iron Ladies, The Glass House, Hardball, Hauiku Tunnel, Kill Me Later, Happy Accidents, The Turandot Project, and Vengo.
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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