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FilmWeek: ‘Stan & Ollie,’ ‘A Twelve-Year Night’ and 2018’s most overlooked films




Steeve Coogan and John C. Reilly star in Sony Picture Classics'
Steeve Coogan and John C. Reilly star in Sony Picture Classics' "Stan & Ollie"
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This week on FilmWeek, guest host Rico Gagliano and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Wade Major review “Stan & Ollie,” a dramedy about the real-life comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, as well as “A Twelve-Year Night,” the Uruguayan biographical drama of three political prisoners held in captivity for nearly 13 years.

In addition to this week’s releases, our critics give us their choices for the year’s most overlooked films. Comment below to share yours!

CRITICS HITS:

Christy & Wade: "Stan & Ollie"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2zdFwgUYBg

MIXED FEELINGS:

Christy, Wade & Tim: "A Twelve Year Night"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y97o1phiyRY

OVERLOOKED FILMS:

Christy: "Thoroughbreds," "Support the Girls" and "Disobedience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPcV_3D3V2A

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEVonh8bjC0

Wade: "Life Itself" and "The Female Brain"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5kwtJkUdpA&t=

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

Tim: "Roxanne Roxanne," "A Boy. A Girl A Dream." and "Lean on Pete"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKA8H_LolNM

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzlazAyylw8

Rico: "El Angel" and "Borg vs. McEnroe"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9T5V5k4x5E

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

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

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com



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