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FilmWeek: ‘Leap!,’ ‘Birth of the Dragon,’ ‘Bushwick’ and more

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A scene from "Leap!" starring voice talent Elle Fanning. Screenshot from trailer, as seen on YouTube

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Wade Major and Charles Solomon  review this weekend’s new movie releases including:

Critics' Hits

  • Wade: "Crown Heights"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgrFRyMsWiY

  • Amy: "Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D" (1991 re-release)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcDe5xWejas

  • Charles: "Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni7fAqjA0BE

 

Mixed Feelings

  • Amy: "Bushwick"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv_z5nyggJs

  • Wade: "England is Mine"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DHJa10Sa8A

 

Misses!

  • Charles: "Leap!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXiDCWxF30U

  • Wade: "Bushwick"

 

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC and host of The Canon; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and host for IGN’s DigiGods.com

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

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