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FilmWeek: ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado,’ ‘The King,’ ‘Leave No Trace’ and more




Benicio Del Toro in Columbia Pictures' SICARIO: Day of the Soldado
Benicio Del Toro in Columbia Pictures' SICARIO: Day of the Soldado

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

CRITICS' HITS

Claudia: "Ideal Home" & "The King"

https://youtube.com/watch?v=aj_8zEqGh0M

https://youtube.com/watch?v=csXtdjsqYLM

Peter: "Leave No Trace" & "Three Identical Strangers" 

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_07ktacEGo8

https://youtube.com/watch?v=c-OF0OaK3o0

MIXED FEELINGS

Claudia: "Calling All Earthlings"

https://youtube.com/watch?v=L7ya_2R-eEI

Peter: "Sicario: Day of the Soldado"

https://youtube.com/watch?v=sIMChzE_aCo

MISSES 

Claudia: "Woman Walks Ahead"

https://youtube.com/watch?v=qHR0AEDMg0M

Peter: "Hover"

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ahzf1Q0qb3M

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