FilmWeek

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

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FilmWeek: ‘Underworld: Blood Wars,’ ‘Railroad Tigers’ and more, plus a new tome on the Marx brothers

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FilmWeek: ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage,’ ‘Split,’ and more, plus a closer look at ‘The Red Turtle’

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Charles Solomon and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases including: Vin Diesel’s reprise of “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage;” plus James McAvoy stars in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest horror thriller “Split;” a critically acclaimed animated feature called “The Red Turtle;” and more. We'll also talk to the writer and director of "The Red Turtle" Michaël Dudok de Wit, the first outside animator to work with Studio Ghibli. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: ‘Bye Bye Man,’ ‘Sleepless,’ ‘The Ardennes’ and more, plus the backlash against ‘La La Land’ after the Golden Globes

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Andy Klein review this weekend’s new movie releases including the wide-release horror “The Bye Bye Man,” Jamie Foxx as an embattled Vegas cop in “Sleepless,” Belgium’s Oscar submission, “The Ardennes” and more. We'll also take a look at the backlash against "La La Land's" sweeping Golden Globe awards over "Moonlight," and its implications of the times. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: ‘Underworld: Blood Wars,’ ‘Railroad Tigers’ and more, plus a new tome on the Marx brothers

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including: in wide release, Kate Beckinsale taking another turn as vampire warrior Selene in “Underworld: Blood Wars;” Jackie Chan in the Mandarin-language feature “Railroad Tigers;” the thriller “Arsenal” starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack; and more. We'll also talk to Robert S. Bader about his revelational book on comedy legends, the Marx brothers. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: ‘Live By Night,’ ‘Paterson’ and ‘20th Century Women,’ plus 2016's unheralded gems & remembering Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Andy Klein review this week's new movie releases including Ben Affleck’s “Live By Night” set in the Prohibition Era; the quiet but poetic “Paterson” starring Adam Driver; and the dramedy of three women exploring life in the 70s, featuring Annette Bening in “20th Century Women.” We’ll also take a look at 2016’s most underappreciated films, and remember beloved actors Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. TGI-FilmWeek!

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