FilmWeek: ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘The Belko Experiment’ and more, plus a renaissance of live action musicals?

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Lael Lowenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases. We'll also talk about "Beauty and the Beast" topping Hollywood's latest string of live action musicals.
Disney's "Beauty And The Beast" - UK Launch Event

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