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FilmWeek: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘The Meg,’ ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and more




Detective Stallworth (Washington) surveys the situation in Focus Features' BlacKkKlansman
Detective Stallworth (Washington) surveys the situation in Focus Features' BlacKkKlansman
Focus Features' BlacKkKlansman

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Peter Rainer and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS 

Amy: "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" & "Elizabeth Harvest"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP9eDmX0ow0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrPaMJWF1tg

Tim: "BlacKkKlansmen"  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQNZhs0QKq0

Peter: "The Miseducation of Cameron Post"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toXBb638n2Y

MIXED FEELINGS

Tim: "Dog Days" & "The Meg" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bPTj2TFXo8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udm5jUA-2bs

Peter: "The Captain" & "Gavagai"  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaBrpyObVtQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNOH5AagobM

MISSES

Amy: "Slender Man"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySy8mcceTno 

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC, film writer for The Guardian and host of the podcasts The Canon and Unspooled; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor

Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC, Alt-Film Guide and CineGods.com; he tweets @CinemaInMind