Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. Film historian Jonathan Kuntz also joins Larry and the critics to discuss the history of Fox Studios and where its future lies after the Disney deal.See full episode >
By now, you’ve likely read about the agreement Disney and Fox have reached for the former to swallow up a big portion of the latter – specifically, Disney is paying $52.4 billion for most of 21st Century Fox.
Independent acting schools and studios were once a main pipeline for talented student actors to enter the public forum, but as the film industry has evolved it has become less common for big name actors to have graduated from one of these programs.
Though Pixar’s “Coco” takes viewers on a grand adventure through the afterlife, there’s plenty of heartbeat in the film, much of which comes from composer Michael Giacchino’s sincere, ranchera-driven score.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also look into how acting education has evolved, and why professional acting school are seeing a decline in popularity.