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Filmweek: 2 Guns, The Spectacular Now, The Smurfs 2 and more

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Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg play Bobby and Stig in "2 Guns." (Photo by Sony Pictures Entertainment via Getty Images) Handout/Getty Images

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC critics Peter Rainer, Lael Loewenstein and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including 2 Guns, The Spectacular Now, The Smurfs 2 and more.

We'll also talk about the legacy of Eileen Brennan, the actress best known for her Oscar-nominated performance as Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin." Brennan died earlier this week at age 80. 

2 Guns

The Spectacular Now

The Smurfs 2

Guests:

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor,  author of “Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era”

Lael Loewenstein, film critic for KPCC and Variety

Charles Solomon, animation film critic for KPCC and author and historian for amazon.com

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