It's a big week for new movies. Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major and Charles Solomon will review the big releases and notable indies including: an animated musical opening in wide release, "Sing;" Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in "Passengers," a sci-fi action flick; "Why him?" a goofy family comedy with James Franco and Bryan Cranston; plus "Hidden Figures," "Julieta," "A Monster Calls" and more.
- Wade: "Passengers," "Hidden Figures," "Patriots Day" & "Silence"
- Claudia: "Passengers," "Sing," "Patriots Day" & "Toni Erdmann"
This Week's Misses
Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and host for IGN’s DigiGods.com
Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; she tweets @ClaudiaPuig