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FilmWeek: ‘mother!’, ‘American Assassin,’ ‘Brad’s Status’ and more




 Director Darren Aronofsky, actors Domhnall Gleeson and Jennifer Lawrence and producer Scott Franklin attend the UK Premiere of
Director Darren Aronofsky, actors Domhnall Gleeson and Jennifer Lawrence and producer Scott Franklin attend the UK Premiere of "mother!" at the Odeon Leicester Square.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases including:

CORRECTION: During FilmWeek, Yance Ford, the director of the film "Strong Island" was identified as female. Ford is a transgender man. We regret the error.

Critics' Hits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpICoc65uh0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65OCUtz-aIM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJQWL74p02Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0J3JPdENCc

Mixed Feelings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS3Vp_quGCw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAlD3YxZCGw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E8qtN7AmxE

Misses!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwHAGKxsbcg

 

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC and host of The Canon; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson

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