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FilmWeek: ‘The Dark Tower,’ ‘Kidnap,’ ‘Step’ and more

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Idris Elba stars in Columbia Pictures' "The Dark Tower." Ilze Kitshoff

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Lael Lowenstein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including:

Critics' Hits

  • Lael: "Wind River," "It's Not Yet Dark" & "Step"

  • Charles: "Step"

  • Tim: "Some Freaks"

Mixed Feelings

  • Tim: "The Dark Tower"

  • Charles: "The Girl Without Hands"

  • Lael: "Some Freaks"


  • Lael: "Kidnap"


Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC and Alt-Film Guide; he tweets @CinemaInMind

Lael Loewenstein, KPCC film critic

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC, Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine

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