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FilmWeek: ‘Searching,’ ‘The Happytime Murders,’ ‘Support the Girls’ and more




Melissa McCarthy stars in STX Entertainment's
Melissa McCarthy stars in STX Entertainment's "The Happytime Murders."
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: "Searching," "Support the Girls" & "Crime + Punishment" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ro9ebQxEOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp-8oB53P7k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4WfaaJi_fQ

Tim: "A.X.L." & "The Bookshop"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--8nr2kt4uk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCBww5YPfO0

MIXED FEELINGS

Christy & Tim: "Memoir of War" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Hb0qN9Ss3I

MISSES 

Christy: "The Happytime Murders" & "Papillon" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmsuC5AAR7s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqj7XOv9mC8

Tim: "Arizona"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIAH3h_rSUA

Guests:

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

Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC, Alt-Film Guide and CineGods.com; he tweets @CinemaInMind