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FilmWeek: ‘Vox Lux,’ ‘Mary Queen of Scots,’ ‘Ben is Back’ and more




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Natalie Portman stars as Celeste in Neon's "Vox Lux"

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS:

Claudia: "Mary Queen of Scots," "The Bostonians" & "Schindler's List"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnqjSgMU36U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcjIJ1YKQJU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxphAlJID9U

Justin: "Vox Lux" & "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y4ti900jog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoQ5dZkMETs

MIXED FEELINGS:

Claudia: "Write When You Get Work"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6pJo0DyG8c

Justin: "Ben is Back"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXM1MSmWJLA&t=

MISSES:

Claudia: "Dumplin'" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k86KDFh_q6E

Guests:

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association; she tweets @ClaudiaPuig

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