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FilmWeek: ‘Blade Runner: 2049,’ ‘The Mountain Between Us’ and more

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(L-R) Ryan Gosling, Denis Villeneuve, Ana De Armas and Harrison Ford pose during a photocall for the film "Blade Runner 2049" in Paris on September 20, 2017. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

"Blade Runner 2049" in wide release

"The Mountain Between Us" in wide release

"My Little Pony: The Movie" in wide release

"The Florida Project" at ArcLight Hollywood & The Landmark

"Chavela" at Nuart Theatre

"Brawl in Cell Block 99" at Laemmle's Monica Film Center

"The Pathological Optimist" at Laemmle's Monica Film Center

Critics' Hits

  • Claudia: "Chavela"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssXSQ7wBmp4

  • Tim: "The Florida Project"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwQ-NH1rRT4

Mixed Feelings

  • Charles: "Blade Runner 2049"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCcx85zbxz4

  • Tim: "The Mountain Between Us"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu41hu1a_8c

  • Claudia: "Brawl in Cell Block 99"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hfAExhHTMM

Misses!

  • Tim: "The Pathological Optimist"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV7cgC1K3fQ

  • Claudia & Charles: "My Little Pony: The Movie"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Amk3FzLS5k

 

Guests:

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association; she tweets @ClaudiaPuig

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

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC, Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine

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