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FilmWeek: Sequels for ‘John Wick,’ ‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘LEGO,’ plus Oscar shorts




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Action Figures and Statues of "The Lego Batman Movie" on display for the New York Screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 on February 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Larry Mantle tackles a busy week at the cinemas with KPCC film critics Charles Solomon, Tim Cogshell and Amy Nicholson. They will review a batch of sequels in wide release: “John Wick: Chapter 2,” “Fifty Shades Darker” and “The LEGO Batman Movie.” Plus, all the Oscar-nominated shorts are playing in select theatres, so we will review the Live Action and Animation categories.

TGI-FilmWeek!

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Charles' Hits

Tim's Hits

Amy's Hits

Mixed Reviews

This Week's Misses

Oscar-nominated Live Action Short Films

Oscar-nominated Animated Short Films

Guests:

Charles Solomon, Film Critic for KPCC and Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine

Tim Cogshell, Film Critic for KPCC and Alt-Film Guide; he tweets @CinemaInMind

Amy Nicholson, Film Critic for KPCC and Chief Film Critic, MTV News; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson