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FilmWeek: 'The Lion King,' 'David Crosby: Remember My Name,' 'The Great Hack' and more




The Lion King (2019)
The Lion King (2019)
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Amy Nicholson and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases:

​FilmWeek critic Peter Rainer is hosting a film series centered around the work of French female directors at the Norton Simon Museum. You can find more information about the screenings here.

Correction: During the FilmWeek radio broadcast, Larry Mantle identifies Karim Amer as the sole director of "The Great Hack." The film was co-directed by Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim. We apologize for the error.

CRITICS' HITS:

Charles: "Apollo 11"

Amy: "David Crosby: Remember My Name" & "Rojo"

Peter: "Rosie" & "Bottom of the 9th"

MIXED FEELINGS:

Peter: "The Great Hack" & "A Bigger Splash"

Amy: "Sword of Trust"

MISSES:

Charles: "The Lion King"

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC, film writer for The Guardian and host of the podcasts ‘Unspooled’ and the podcast miniseries “Zoom”; 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