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FilmWeek: ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure,’ ‘Please Stand By,’ ‘American Folk,’ and more




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(L-R) Thomas (Dylan O’Brien), Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), Jorge (Giancarlo Esposito), Frypan (Dexter Darden) and Brenda (Rosa Salazar) in Twentieth Century Fox's
69C-4a_2880x1620_R_CROP (L-R) Thomas (Dylan O’Brien), Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), Jorge (Giancarlo Esposito), Frypan (Dexter Darden) and Brenda (Rosa Salazar) in Twentieth Century Fox's "Maze Runner: The Death Cure."
Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Expanding this week

Critics' Hits

Christy: "American Folk"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE2nC-72neo

Peter: "Vazante"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTgpDO4TINY

Mixed Feelings

Christy: "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-BTxXm8KSg

Peter: "Please Stand By"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghI4y6otpjY

Misses

Christy: "The Clapper" & "Kickboxer: Retaliation"

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXpcVW3l6VY

Peter: "Like Me"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN6ndZINe5I

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC, RogerEbert.com and co-host of YouTube’s “What the Flick?”; she tweets @christylemire

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