Filmweek: ‘Tomorrowland,’ ‘Poltergeist’ and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Andy Klein, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new film releases, including George Clooney in Disney's “Tomorrowland," a reboot "Poltergeist" starring Sam Rockwell, and more. Plus, Variety’s Justin Chang joins live from closing weekend at Cannes 2015.
'Tomorrowland' Valencia Premiere

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Larry Mantle and critics Wade Major of boxoffice.com, Andy Klein of Brand X, and Charles Solomon of amazon.com discuss this week's new film releases including "Up," "Drag Me To Hell," "What Goes Up," "Summer Hours," "Burma VJ," "Departures," and "Tulpan."

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FilmWeek for May 15, 2009

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig of USA Today and Peter Rainer of The Christian Science Monitor discuss this week's new film releases including "Star Trek," "Julia," "Adoration," "Little Ashes," "Rudo Y Cursi," "Revanche" and "Treeless Mountain."