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FilmWeek: ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Mile 22,’ ‘Alpha’ and more




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Mark Wahlberg stars in MILE 22
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: "Crazy Rich Asians" & "We the Animals"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ-YX-5bAs0

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

Justin: "Skate Kitchen," "Alpha" & "Minding the Gap"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT1izrIxoos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIxnTi4GmCo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqtw5rek5y8

MIXED FEELINGS

Christy: "Madeline's Madeline" 

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

Justin: "The Wife" & "Juliet, Naked"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d81IM0loH7o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1nNWXhBWLw

MISSES

Justin: "Mile 22"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJU6S5KOsNI

Guests:

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

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