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FilmWeek: ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ and more




Octavia Spencer (L) and Sally Hawkins (R) in
Octavia Spencer (L) and Sally Hawkins (R) in "The Shape of Water."
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

"The Shape of Water" at ArcLight Hollywood & The Landmark

"I, Tonya" at ArcLight Hollywood & The Landmark

"The Rape of Recy Taylor" at Laemmle's Monica Film Center

"Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" at Nuart Theatre

"Foxtrot" at Laemmle's Royal

"Arthur Miller: Writer" at Laemmle's Town Center

"The Tribes of Palos Verdes" at Laemmle's Royal

"Along for the Ride" at TCL Chinese Theatre & Laemmle's NoHo

Critics' Hits

Claudia: "The Rape of Recy Taylor" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyC7yHeFVZY

Peter: "The Shape of Water"

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

Charles: "Animation Show of Shows"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQH9zrb6V9Q

Mixed Feelings

Claudia: "I, Tonya"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXZQ5DfSAAc

Peter: "Foxtrot"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTHQhMW5iIE

Charles: "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIP-4mmzGhg

Misses

Claudia & Peter: "The Tribes of Palos Verdes"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpHUuNKN2pk

 

Guests:

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

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor

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