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FilmWeek: ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ ‘Raw,’ ‘Personal Shopper’ and more, plus the making of ‘High Noon’ during the Hollywood blacklist years
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We'll also talk to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic.”
FilmWeek: ‘Logan,’ ‘The Shack,’ ‘Before I Fall’ and more, plus ‘Get Out’ your favorite horror films because we want to hear them!
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases including: Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine return in “Logan;” William P. Young’s “The Shack” adaptation starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer; the déjà vu drama-mystery “Before I Fall;” and more. We'll also talk about the dominating horror-comedy “Get Out” and hear from FilmWeek listeners about their best social thrillers. TGI-FilmWeek!
KPCC's FilmWeek critics and host Larry Mantle plus an audience of 1,000 gathered at the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles to discuss and debate the contenders for this year’s major Oscar categories. Hear all of the vigorous deliberations across the categories on TGI-FilmWeek!
FilmWeek: ‘A Cure for Wellness,’ ‘The Great Wall,’ ‘Fist Fight’ and more, plus new heat over 'pay-to-play' auditions
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer and Andy Klein review this weekend's new movie releases including: in wide release, the psychological thriller “A Cure for Wellness;” “The Great Wall” directed by Yimou Zhang and starring Matt Damon; the comedy “Fist Fight” co-starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day; and more. We'll also take a look at how actors are responding to L.A.'s crackdown on alleged “pay-to-play” auditions. TGI-FilmWeek!
FilmWeek: Sequels for ‘John Wick,’ ‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘LEGO,’ plus Oscar shorts and ‘The White Helmets’
Larry Mantle tackles a busy week at the cinemas with KPCC film critics Charles Solomon, Tim Cogshell and Amy Nicholson. They will review a batch of sequels in wide release: “John Wick: Chapter 2,” “Fifty Shades Darker” and “The LEGO Batman Movie.” Plus, all the Oscar-nominated shorts are playing in select theatres, so we will review the Live Action and Animation categories. Later on, Larry interviews the director of Oscar-nominated doc “The White Helmets.” TGI-FilmWeek!
FilmWeek: ‘The Comedian,’ ‘The Space Between Us’ and more, plus a closer look at PBS' Oklahoma City bombing documentary
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases including: Robert De Niro in “The Comedian,” a sci-fi romance called “The Space Between Us;” a comedic thriller starring Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña entitled “War on Everyone; and more. We'll also talk to documentary filmmaker Barak Goodman about “Oklahoma City,” which explores the worst domestic attack in the U.S. and the anti-government movement that inspired the actions of Timothy McVeigh. TGI-FilmWeek!