FilmWeek: ‘Transformers,’ ‘The Beguiled,’ ‘The Big Sick’ and more, plus how the most unforgettable film scores are made

Guest host Libby Denkmann and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also talk to director Matt Schrader of "SCORE: A Film Music Documentary" and one of its featured composers, Joe Kraemer, about the art of crafting the most memorable movie music.

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