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FilmWeek: ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool,’ ‘In The Fade,’ and our critics’ 2017 favorites

Annette Bening (L) and Jamie Bell attend the screening of
Annette Bening (L) and Jamie Bell attend the screening of "Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool" at AFI FEST 2017 Presented By Audi at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 12, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
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Guest host Alex Cohen and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Andy Klein and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases and look back on their favorite films of 2017.

"Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool" at The Landmark Theatre

"In the Fade" at Laemmle's Royal Theatre

Critics' Top Films of 2017


  1. "Hostiles"

  2. "Wormwood"

  3. "Their Finest"


  1. "Casting JonBenet"

  2. "Lady Bird"

  3. "The Florida Project"


  1. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

  2. "Shape of Water"

  3. "Molly's Game"


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

Andy Klein, KPCC film critic

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and