Filmweek: 'Selma,' 'Into the Woods,' 'American Sniper,' and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s releases, including “Selma,” “Into the Woods,” “American Sniper,” and more.
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Coming Up: Filmweek: 'Selma,' 'Into the Woods,' 'American Sniper' and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s releases, including “Selma,” “Into the Woods,” “American Sniper” and more.

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