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FilmWeek: 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,' 'Widows,' 'Instant Family' and more




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Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo star in Twentieth Century Fox’s "Widows"
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS:

Amy: "The Long Dumb Road", "Jinn" & "Cam"

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuUddn4ubHc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN8xZ5WDonk

Peter: "At Eternity's Gate", "Under the Wire" & "The Gilligan Manifesto"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T77PDm3e1iE

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo8Cp6FZPpk

MIXED FEELINGS:

Amy: "Widows" & "Green Book"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN2yBBSRC78

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkZxoko_HC0

Peter: "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" 

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

MISSES:

Amy: "Instant Family"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUfZq3DUd3Y

Peter: "The Last Race"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J2lq4SuXeA&t=

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC, film writer for The Guardian and host of the podcasts ‘The Canon’ and ‘Unspooled’; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor