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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein of Variety and Jean Oppenheimer of Village Voice Media discuss the week's new releases including Duplicity, I Love You Man, Knowing, The Great Buck Howard, Explicit Ills, Tokyo!, Sin Nombre, Super Capers, Virtual JFK: Vietnam Had Kennedy Lived, and Perestroika.
Guest host David Lazarus and film critics Henry Sheehan of henrysheehan.com and Wade Major of boxoffice.com and CityBeat discuss the week's new releases including "Race to Witch Mountain," "The Edge of Love," "Miss March," "Sunshine Cleaning," "The Last House On The Left," "Cake Eaters," "Sherman's Way," "Steam," "The Objective," and "This Is The Life."
The Dalai Lama claims to be just a simple Buddhist monk, but author Pico Iyer's new book, The Open Road, highlights a more multifaceted, global icon, who evokes both admiration and skepticism. Today marks the 50th anniversary of his exile from Tibet and discussions about who will succeed the 74-year-old monk grow more urgent. Iyer joins us to discuss the complex religious figure and the controversy that surrounds him. * Pico Iyer, author of The Open Road
Larrry Mantle and film critics Peter Rainer of The Christian Science Monitor and Jean Oppenheimer of Village Voice Media discuss this week's new releases including "Watchmen," "An American Affair," "Phoebe in Wonderland," "Shuttle," "12," "Everlasting Moments," "Harvard Beats Yale 29-29," and "Toyo's Camera."
Larry Mantle and film critics Henry Sheehan of henrysheehan.com, and Andy Klein, formerly of "CityBeat," discuss the week's new releases including Crossing Over, Bob Funk, Must Read After My Death, Cherry Blossoms, and Scott Walker-30th Century Man.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer of The Christian Science Monitor, Henry Sheehan of henrysheehan.com. Andy Klein, formerly of CityBeat, Lael Loewenstein of Variety, Jean Oppeneheimer of Village Voice Media, Claudia Puig of USA Today, and Wade Major of boxoffice.com and CityBeat traveled to the Egyptian Theatre for our annual Academy Awards preview. Larry and the critics discuss who will take home the Oscar this Sunday.