Filmweek: 'Birdman', 'Fury', 'The Best of Me' and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Henry Sheehan and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including “Birdman,” “Fury,” “The Best of Me” and more. TGI-Filmweek!
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FilmWeek for Jul 18, 2008

Larry and critics Andy Klein, of CityBeat, Jean Oppenheimer, of Village Voice Media, and Charles Solomon, of amazon.com, review some of the week's new feature films including "The Dark Knight," "Mamma Mia!," "Space Chimps," "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired," "Sword of a Stranger," "Kenny," and "The Grocers Son."

FilmWeek for Jul 11, 2008

Larry and critics Wade Major, of boxoffice.com and CityBeat, Claudia Puig, of USA Today, and Charles Solomon, of amazon.com review some of the week's new feature films including "HellBoy 2," "Meet Dave," "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D," "Garden Party," and "The Stone Angel."

FilmWeek for Jul 04, 2008

Larry Mantle talks with Academy Award winning documentarian Alex Gibney about his new film "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson." Gibney's latest film "Taxi to the Dark Side" won the Oscar for Best Documentary this year. He also wrote and directed the Academy Award-nominated film "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room."

FilmWeek for Jun 27, 2008

Larry and critics Peter Rainer, of The Christian Science Monitor, Jean Oppenheimer, of Village Voice Media, and Charles Solomon, of amazon.com review some of the week's new feature films including "Wall-E," "Wanted," "Expired," "The Unknown Woman," and the documentaries "Trumbo," "Live and Become," and "Encounters at the End of the World." Larry also talks with Charles Solomon about his new book, "Disney: Lost and Found," that looks at the vast array of artwork that was created by Disney for movies that never made it to the big screen.

FilmWeek for Jun 20, 2008

Ted Chen and critics Lael Loewenstein, of Variety, and Claudia Puig, of USA Today, review some of the week's new feature films including "Get Smart," "The Love Guru," "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl," and "Brick Lane."

FilmWeek for Jun 13, 2008

Larry and critics Andy Klein, of CityBeat, Jean Oppenheimer, of Village Voice Media, and Charles Solomon, of amazon.com review some of the week's new feature films including "The Happening," "The Incredible Hulk," "Savage Grace," "Meet Bill," and "The Animation Show 4."