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Filmweek (12/13/13): American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and more





Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Alynda Wheat and Andy Klein review this week’s releases, including American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and more. Then, we discuss the many leading women in this year's most celebrated films. TGI-Filmweek!

American Hustle 

Saving Mr. Banks 

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 

Guests:

Alynda Wheat, film critic for KPCC and People

Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC and the L.A. Times Community Papers chain

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

Janelle Riley, Associate Features Editor, Variety