Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion. Hosted by Larry Mantle

Filmweek (08/16/13): Lee Daniels' The Butler, Kick-Ass 2, Jobs and more

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Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig to review this week’s releases, including Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Kick-Ass 2, Jobs and more. 

Then we'll be joined by the director of the new documentary "When Comedy Went to School" to talk about the Catskill Mountains and the origins of Jewish Comedy in America. TGI-Filmweek!

Lee Daniels' The Butler

Kick-Ass 2



Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and producer and host for IGN's

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and USA Today

Ron Frank, Director, “When Comedy Went to School” - a documentary tracing the roots of Jewish American comedy

Lawrence J. Epstein, Author, “The Haunted Smile: The Story of Jewish Comedians in America”

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