Filmweek: 'Black or White,' 'Project Almanac,' 'The Loft' and more!

Larry and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell review this week’s releases including "Black or White," "Project Almanac," "The Loft," and more. Then, we explore the happenings at the Sundance Film Festival. TGI-Filmweek!
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