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FilmWeek: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ ‘The First Purge’ and more




Lakeith Stanfield as Cassius Green and Danny Glover as Langston star in Boots Riley's SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, an Annapurna Pictures release.
Lakeith Stanfield as Cassius Green and Danny Glover as Langston star in Boots Riley's SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, an Annapurna Pictures release.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang, Christy Lemire, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: "The First Purge" & "Whitney"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL29y0ah92w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4fWVb9l2hs

Justin: "Ant-Man and the Wasp" & "Sorry to Bother You"  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_rTIAOohas

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

MIXED FEELINGS 

Charles: "Fireworks" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG770hOuT2k

Justin: "Under the Tree" & "Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVqs94YBnrc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHUcThma3h4

MISSES

Christy: "The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIwccgV2whM

Guests:

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

Justin Chang, film critic for KPCC and the Los Angeles Times; he tweets @JustinCChang

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