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FilmWeek: ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ ‘Greta,’ ‘Apollo 11’ and more




An image of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the surface of the moon from NEON's documentary 'Apollo 11'
An image of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the surface of the moon from NEON's documentary 'Apollo 11'
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS:

Wade: 'Greta,' 'The Wedding Guest' & 'The Wild Bunch'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAEoJkL_8zU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NlJ_Q7EfDc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdy0t_8mQBw

Lael: 'Apollo 11'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Co8Z8BQgWc

Charles: 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' & 'Wrestle'

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVMhjl3fXBY

MIXED FEELINGS:

Wade: 'The Hole in the Ground' & 'Saint Judy'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxY2vnJiByw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8qvdfdQ9xA

Lael: 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPkr9HmglG0

Charles: 'This Magnificent Cake' & 'Ruben Brandt, Collector'

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dOZpivfNxw

MISSES:

Wade: 'Climax' & 'Touch Me Not'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi69nL_VrTE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HyzgnKceP0

Charles: 'Mapplethorpe'

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

Guests:

Lael Loewenstein, KPCC film critic; she tweets @LAELLO

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com

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