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FilmWeek for May 17, 2002

Larry Mantle and critics Andy Klein of New Times L.A. and Peter Rainer of New York Magazine discuss this week's new film releases, including Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, About a Boy, The Mystic Masseur, The Believer, Les Destinees, Janice Beard, and someBody. Also, Henry Sheehan of Fresh Air joins us via telephone from France to talk about the Cannes Film Festival. Larry and the critics also discussed some of the video releases of the week, including From Hell and The Others.

FilmWeek for May 10, 2002

Larry Mantle and critics Henry Sheehan of Fresh Air and Peter Rainer of New York Magazine discuss this week's new film releases, including Unfaithful, The Lady and the Duke, and Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India. Charles Solomon, animation critic for amazon.com joins us to talk about Spike and Mike's Classic Animation Festival and give his views of the Computer Graphics in Spider-Man Larry and the critics also discussed the video releases of the week, Ocean's 11 and Waking Life .

FilmWeek for May 03, 2002

Larry Mantle and critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Peter Rainer of New York Magazine discuss this week's new film releases, including Spider-Man, Hollywood Ending, Murderous Maids, Deuces Wild, Rain, and A Shot at Glory. Larry and the critics also discussed Ali, the only video release for the week.

FilmWeek for Apr 26, 2002

Larry Mantle and critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Peter Rainer of New York Magazine discuss this week's new film releases, including Life or Something Like It, The Salton Sea, Night at the Golden Eagle, Dogtown and Z-Boys, The Other Brother, and Peter discusses some of the movies he saw at The Bermuda Film Festival. Larry and the critics also discussed a couple of the more notable video releases for the week.

FilmWeek for Apr 19, 2002

John Rabe sits in for the vacationing Larry Mantle this week. He and critics F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss this week's new film releases, including The Scorpion King, Murder by Numbers, Chelsea Walls, Triumph of Love, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, World Traveler,and 1937's Pepe le Moko.

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.