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FilmWeek: ‘Serenity,’ ‘The Kid Who Would Be King,’ ‘King of Thieves’ and more




Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey), Frank (Jason Clarke) & Duke (Djimon Hounsou) fish for big game on a dangerous excursion in SERENITY.
Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey), Frank (Jason Clarke) & Duke (Djimon Hounsou) fish for big game on a dangerous excursion in SERENITY.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: 'The Kid Who Would Be King'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg-h8TwQCgs

MIXED FEELINGS:

Peter: 'Serenity' & 'Jihadists'

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOwt3lPU5lA

Christy: 'King of Thieves,' 'The Invisibles' & 'Heartlock'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeQAY_9vG8M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2aVBot4DNY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMi2EoMjTF8

MISSES

Peter: 'Polar' & 'An Acceptable Loss'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMHwRal-AR8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72yO_JRVKuo

Christy: 'Dead Ant'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu6BD8HO5-s

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC, RogerEbert.com and co-host of the ‘Breakfast All Day’ podcast; she tweets @christylemire

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



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