FilmWeek: ‘Born in China,’ ‘The Promise,’ ‘Unforgettable’ and more, plus should acting award categories be gender neutral?

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases. We'll also talk about the pros and cons of making award shows gender neutral, call in and make your case!
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FilmWeek for Aug 24, 2001

Larry Mantle together with critics Andy Klein and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Bubble Boy, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars, Maybe Baby, 101 Reykjavik, Summer Catch, Tortilla Soup, and Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

FilmWeek for Aug 10, 2001

Guest host John Rabe together with critics Andy Klein and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. and animation critic Charles Solomon of the Los Angeles Times discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: American Pie 2, Osmosis Jones, The Deep End, The Adventures of Felix, The Others, Bread and Tulips, The Wide Blue Road, Session 9, and An American Rhapsody.

FilmWeek for Aug 03, 2001

Guest host John Rabe together with critics Andy Klein of New Times L.A. and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Thomas in Love, Rush Hour 2, The Princess Diaries, Apocalypse Now Redux, and Kiss of the Spider Woman.

FilmWeek for Jul 27, 2001

Larry Mantle together with critics F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Planet of the Apes, Jackpot, and Greenfingers.

FilmWeek for Jul 20, 2001

Larry Mantle together with critics F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly, Jean Oppenheimer of the New Times L.A., and animation critic Charles Solomon of the Los Angeles Times discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: America's Sweethearts, Jurassic Park III, Brother, Ghost World, and Lumumba.