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FilmWeek: ‘Aladdin,’ Booksmart,’ ‘The Tomorrow Man’ and more




Will Smith and Mena Massoud in Aladdin (2019)
Will Smith and Mena Massoud in Aladdin (2019)
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: 'Booksmart,' 'The Perfection' &  'Running With Beto' 

Peter: 'Echo In The Canyon,' 'The Silence of Others' & 'Walking On Water'  

MIXED FEELINGS

Christy: 'Aladdin' & 'Brightburn' 

MISSES:

Peter: 'The Tomorrow Man'

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC, RogerEbert.com and co-host of the ‘Breakfast All Day’ podcast; she tweets @christylemire

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor