The lifeline of big budget Hollywood franchises, often with less than stellar critical reviews, such as “The Mummy” and the latest “Transformers” have typically been international audiences, especially in China – but it seems like the appetite for these high-octane films might be starting wane abroad.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also give tribute to actor Martin Landau and filmmaker George Romero who died this past weekend, and want listeners to call in with their favorite Landau roles and zombie movies inspired by Romero.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Lowenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases including "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "A Ghost Story." We also talk about a possible wane in Hollywood's big budget films with international audiences, and is Rotten Tomatoes ruining the industry?
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