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FilmWeek: ‘Night School,’ ‘Smallfoot,’ ‘Little Women' and more




The March sisters, and Marmee (Lea Thompson), enjoy a video call with Papa March while he is deployed, in the movie
The March sisters, and Marmee (Lea Thompson), enjoy a video call with Papa March while he is deployed, in the movie "Little Women"
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Charles: "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" & "Tea with the Dames"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXJT4_CQOHM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HriuD7MsUak

Christy: "Monsters and Men" &  "Bad Reputation"

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQYM-NJ0v8s

Tim: "The Old Man & the Gun" & "All About Nina"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7rlUe-Thvk&t=1s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS-BYN5FC1Q

MIXED FEELINGS

Tim: "Free Solo"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urRVZ4SW7WU&t=1s

Christy: "Night School"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9QtXGirWf0&t=14s

MISSES

Christy: "Smallfoot"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBw6EvIxIS8

Tim: "Little Women

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7yNDrTgwBY

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC, RogerEbert.com and co-host of the ‘What the Flick?’ podcast, available at ChristyLemire.com; she tweets @christylemire

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

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