FilmWeek

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

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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!

FilmWeek: ‘A Dog’s Purpose,’ ‘Gold,’ ‘The Salesman’ and more, plus a look at the best of 2017's Sundance Film Festival

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Lael Lowenstein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including: furry actors in “A Dog’s Purpose;” adventure-drama “Gold” starring Matthew McConaughey; Iranian thriller “The Salesman;” and more. We'll also talk to host John Horn of The Frame and KPCC film critic Justin Chang about 2017 Sundance highlights. TGI-FilmWeek!

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