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.
The Spectacular Now
The Smurfs 2
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