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FilmWeek: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Ferdinand,’ ‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown,’ and more




John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill during the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' photocall at Corinthia Hotel London on December 13, 2017 in London, England.
John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill during the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' photocall at Corinthia Hotel London on December 13, 2017 in London, England.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Critics' Hits

Lael: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" & "Ferdinand"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0CbN8sfihY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7RkOfN8KvE

Wade: "Wormwood"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b01DL8DTUGM&t=75s

Charles: "Quest"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbSitiWAul0&t=62s

Mixed Feelings

Lael: "The Ballad of Lefty Brown"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv2khM97ylU

Wade: "The Leisure Seeker"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGGKsVFslJ8

Misses

Charles: "Ethel & Ernest"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXDlEw5u8u8

Guests:

Lael Loewenstein, KPCC film critic

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com

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