Filmweek: “Nightcrawler,” “Low Down,” “Force Majeure” and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Henry Sheehan review this week’s releases, including “Nightcrawler,” “Low Down,” “Force Majeure” and more. TGI-Filmweek!
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