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Filmweek (06/14/13): Man of Steel, Twenty Feet from Stardom, The Bling Ring and more

KPCC critics Lael Loewenstein and Peter Rainer join guest host Patt Morrison to review this week’s releases, including Man of Steel, Twenty Feet from Stardom, The Bling Ring and more. TGI-Filmweek!

Then, award-winning documentary producer and director Morgan Neville wanted to give the limelight to an often unnoticed voice that has filled millions of American homes - the back-up singer. In his new documentary, “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” Neville featured the stories and voices of Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Tata Vega, and Judith Hill.

Man of Steel

Twenty Feet from Stardom

The Bling Ring

This is the End


Lael Loewenstein, film critic for KPCC and Variety

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and Christian Science Monitor

Morgan Neville, producer and director of “Twenty Feet from Stardom”; founder of documentary company Tremolo Productions; producer, director and writer for Grammy-nominated “Johnny Cash’s America” (2008).

Judith Hill, singer and featured performer in “Twenty Feet from Stardom”; Hill was going to be part of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It Tour” and was a recent contestant on NBC’s “The Voice.”