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FilmWeek: ‘Tina,’ ‘The Marijuana Conspiracy,’ ‘The Vault’ And More




Archival footage of Tina Turner performing, used in the documentary
Archival footage of Tina Turner performing, used in the documentary "Tina."
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. Peter also shares some expected highlights of the 36th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which runs March 31 through April 10. Learn more here. Plus the critics reflect on the lives of French Director Bertrand Tavernier and actor George Segal, who both recently died.   

DURING COVID: Our FilmWeek critics have been curating personal lists of their favorite TV shows and movies to binge-watch during self-quarantine. You can see recommendations from each of the critics and where you can watch them here.

Guests:

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) and senior programmer for the AFI Film Festival; she tweets @ClaudiaPuig

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

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