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FilmWeek for Apr 18, 2002

Larry Mantle hosted five of the nation's most respected film critics to discuss The "A" List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films. Henry Sheehan formerly of the Orange County Register, Peter Rainer of New York Magazine, Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times, David Ansen of Newsweek and, Richard Schickel of Time joined Larry for a special live taping in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Public Library.

FilmWeek for Apr 12, 2002

Larry Mantle and critics F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly and Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International discuss new film releases from the last two weeks. This week's selections are Changing Lanes, The Sweetest Thing, Frailty, The Cat's Meow, The Other Side of Heaven, Human Nature, The Piano Teacher, New Best Friend, Quo Valdis, and the French film Time Out. Last week's releases are Amadeus, the Directors Cut, High Crimes, and Teddy Bear's Picnic. Larry and the critics had a chance to discuss some of the more notable video releases from the past two weeks, both good and bad.

FilmWeek for Mar 29, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Peter Rainer of New York Magazine and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss this week's films. The selections are: Panic Room, Death to Smoochy, Clockstoppers, Bay of Angels, Very Annie Mary and No Such Thing. The critics discuss the loss of legends Milton Berle and Dudley Moore, as well as share their reactions to the Academy Award winners.

FilmWeek for Mar 22, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Peter Rainer of New York Magazine and Henry Sheehan of the Orange County Register discuss this week's film and video releases. The selections are: The 20th anniversary re-release of E.T. the Extraterrestial, Blade II, the re-release of Lola, and Sorority Boys. The critics take a look at some new videos as well as share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Film.

FilmWeek for Mar 15, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss this week's film and video releases. The selections are: Showtime, Ice Age, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Kissing Jessica Stein, Harrison's Flowers, Pauline and Paulette, and the documentary Wisconsin Death Trip. The critics take a look at some new videos as well as share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Actor.

FilmWeek for Mar 08, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Andy Klein of New Times L.A. and Henry Sheehan of the Orange County Register discuss this week's film and video releases. The selections are: The Time Machine, All About the Benjamins, Big Bad Love, Festival in Cannes, Borstal Boy, and The Last Man. The critics take a look at two new videos, A.I., and Riding in Cars With Boys, as well as share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Actress.

FilmWeek for Mar 01, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Henry Sheehan of the Orange County Register discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: We Were Soldiers, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Monsoon Wedding, and Wendigo. Charles Solomon, animation critic of amazon.com pays tribute to the late animation director Chuck Jones and gives his take on the Academy Award nominations for Best Short Film, both animated and live action. The critics also share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress.

FilmWeek for Feb 22, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Dragonfly, Queen of the Damned, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Mean Machine, Trembling Before G-d, and The Town is Quiet. The critics also share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.

FilmWeek for Feb 15, 2002

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Peter Rainer of New York Magazine and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Hart's War, John Q, Return to Neverland, Iris, Crossroads, Super Troopers, and Last Orders. The critics also share their reactions to the Acadamy Award nominations.

FilmWeek for Feb 08, 2002

Guest host John Rabe together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine and Andy Klein of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Collateral Damage, Rollerball, Scotland,PA, Shiri, and a revisit of Monster's Ball. Peter also talks about his trip to the Miami film festival.