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FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And More




Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck/Joker in
Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck/Joker in "Joker"
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: "Dolemite Is My Name," "Midnight Traveler" & "Harpoon"

Wade: "Joker" & "Memory: The Origins of Alien"

MIXED FEELINGS

Christy: "Wrinkles the Clown"

Wade: "Pain and Glory"

MISSES

Christy: "Collisions"

Wade: "Lucy in the Sky"

Guests:

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

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com



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