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FilmWeek: ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ ‘Isn’t It Romantic,’ ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ and more




Rosa Salazar stars as Alita in Twentieth Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL
Rosa Salazar stars as Alita in Twentieth Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL
Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Amy: 'Isn't It Romantic, 'Lords of Chaos' & 'The Breaker Upperers'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqJ-hfOb9Cc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7zrHiqoJ6k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKAjnXG3m4A

Peter: 'Fighting with My Family'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqF3VTv0cqU

Charles: 'Mirai' & 'A Tuba to Cuba'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d-lsJZgmJs&t=

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

MIXED FEELINGS

Amy: 'Happy Death Day 2U' & 'Birds of Passage'

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV0uWf72ZQw

Peter: 'Alita: Battle Angel' & 'The Image Book'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3D2vmWD88w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAXMVkV3idE

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

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