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FilmWeek

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FilmWeek
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FilmWeek on AirTalk, hosted by Larry Mantle, is a one-hour weekly segment devoted to films. It offers reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussions on various aspects of the industry.

Latest Episodes

FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And How The ‘Joker’ Become So Controversial

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the controversies around 'Joker' and whether or not those controversies are justified.

54 MIN1 weeks ago
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FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And How The ‘Joker’ Become So Controversial

FilmWeek: ‘Judy,’ ‘Abominable,’ ‘The Laundromat’ And The Best and Worst TV To Film Adaptations

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss what makes a good TV-to-film adaptation and the best and worst TV-to-film adaptations.

54 MIN2 weeks ago
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FilmWeek: ‘Judy,’ ‘Abominable,’ ‘The Laundromat’ And The Best and Worst TV To Film Adaptations

FilmWeek: 'Ad Astra,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Diego Maradona' And More

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

48 MIN3 weeks ago
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FilmWeek: 'Ad Astra,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Diego Maradona' And More

FilmWeek: ‘Hustlers,’ ‘The Goldfinch,’ ‘Monos’ And The Movies Getting Early Oscar Buzz At The Toronto International Film Festival

Today on FilmWeek,Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also check in with FilmWeek critic Peter Rainer, who has been in Toronto watching movies at TIFF and will share some of his highlights from the festival.

48 MINSEP 14
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FilmWeek: ‘Hustlers,’ ‘The Goldfinch,’ ‘Monos’ And The Movies Getting Early Oscar Buzz At The Toronto International Film Festival

FilmWeek: ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice,’ ‘Ms. Purple’ And Why The Academy Should Recognize ‘Best Stunt’ At The Oscars

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with veteran stunt performers and coordinators to talk about what makes stunt work Oscar-worthy and why the Academy hasn’t added the category yet.

52 MINSEP 7
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FilmWeek: ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice,’ ‘Ms. Purple’ And Why The Academy Should Recognize ‘Best Stunt’ At The Oscars

FilmWeek: ‘Don’t Let Go,’ ‘Official Secrets,’ ‘Untouchable’ And A Check In From The Telluride Film Festival

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also share our favorite films of 2019 so far and check in with The Frame host John Horn at the Telluride Film Festival.

53 MINAUG 31
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FilmWeek: ‘Don’t Let Go,’ ‘Official Secrets,’ ‘Untouchable’ And A Check In From The Telluride Film Festival

FilmWeek: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ And The Impact Of Laemmle Theaters Potential sale on Los Angeles

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the impact of Laemmle’s potential sale on Los Angeles and the changing landscape of movie theaters.

50 MINAUG 24
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FilmWeek: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ And The Impact Of Laemmle Theaters Potential sale on Los Angeles

FilmWeek: ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette,’ The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Good Boys’ and The Notable Stories Behind Directors' Cuts

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Amy Nicholson and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss how directors’ cuts compare to theatrically released edits.

50 MINAUG 17
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FilmWeek: ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette,’ The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Good Boys’ and The Notable Stories Behind Directors' Cuts

FilmWeek: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,’ ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘The Kitchen’ and An Interview With The Director And Subject Of New Biopic “Brian Banks”

Today on FilmWeek, guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also sit down with director Tom Shadyac and former football player Brian Banks to discuss what brought them together to make a movie about Brian's life.

53 MINAUG 9
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FilmWeek: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,’ ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘The Kitchen’ and An Interview With The Director And Subject Of New Biopic “Brian Banks”

FilmWeek: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,’ ‘Love, Antosha,’ ‘Luce’ And Our Post-‘Boogie Nights’ Screening Conversation

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also air an edited version of our post-'Boogie Nights' screening conversation from this past Saturday July 27 at the theater at Ace Hotel in Downtown L.A.

53 MINAUG 3
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FilmWeek: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,’ ‘Love, Antosha,’ ‘Luce’ And Our Post-‘Boogie Nights’ Screening Conversation

Latest Episodes

FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And How The ‘Joker’ Become So Controversial

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the controversies around 'Joker' and whether or not those controversies are justified.

54 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And How The ‘Joker’ Become So Controversial

FilmWeek: ‘Judy,’ ‘Abominable,’ ‘The Laundromat’ And The Best and Worst TV To Film Adaptations

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss what makes a good TV-to-film adaptation and the best and worst TV-to-film adaptations.

54 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Judy,’ ‘Abominable,’ ‘The Laundromat’ And The Best and Worst TV To Film Adaptations

FilmWeek: 'Ad Astra,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Diego Maradona' And More

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

48 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
FilmWeek: 'Ad Astra,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Diego Maradona' And More

FilmWeek: ‘Hustlers,’ ‘The Goldfinch,’ ‘Monos’ And The Movies Getting Early Oscar Buzz At The Toronto International Film Festival

Today on FilmWeek,Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also check in with FilmWeek critic Peter Rainer, who has been in Toronto watching movies at TIFF and will share some of his highlights from the festival.

48 MINSEP 14
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Hustlers,’ ‘The Goldfinch,’ ‘Monos’ And The Movies Getting Early Oscar Buzz At The Toronto International Film Festival

FilmWeek: ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice,’ ‘Ms. Purple’ And Why The Academy Should Recognize ‘Best Stunt’ At The Oscars

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with veteran stunt performers and coordinators to talk about what makes stunt work Oscar-worthy and why the Academy hasn’t added the category yet.

52 MINSEP 7
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice,’ ‘Ms. Purple’ And Why The Academy Should Recognize ‘Best Stunt’ At The Oscars

FilmWeek: ‘Don’t Let Go,’ ‘Official Secrets,’ ‘Untouchable’ And A Check In From The Telluride Film Festival

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also share our favorite films of 2019 so far and check in with The Frame host John Horn at the Telluride Film Festival.

53 MINAUG 31
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Don’t Let Go,’ ‘Official Secrets,’ ‘Untouchable’ And A Check In From The Telluride Film Festival

FilmWeek: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ And The Impact Of Laemmle Theaters Potential sale on Los Angeles

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the impact of Laemmle’s potential sale on Los Angeles and the changing landscape of movie theaters.

50 MINAUG 24
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon,’ ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ And The Impact Of Laemmle Theaters Potential sale on Los Angeles

FilmWeek: ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette,’ The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Good Boys’ and The Notable Stories Behind Directors' Cuts

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Amy Nicholson and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss how directors’ cuts compare to theatrically released edits.

50 MINAUG 17
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette,’ The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Good Boys’ and The Notable Stories Behind Directors' Cuts

FilmWeek: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,’ ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘The Kitchen’ and An Interview With The Director And Subject Of New Biopic “Brian Banks”

Today on FilmWeek, guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also sit down with director Tom Shadyac and former football player Brian Banks to discuss what brought them together to make a movie about Brian's life.

53 MINAUG 9
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,’ ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘The Kitchen’ and An Interview With The Director And Subject Of New Biopic “Brian Banks”

FilmWeek: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,’ ‘Love, Antosha,’ ‘Luce’ And Our Post-‘Boogie Nights’ Screening Conversation

Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also air an edited version of our post-'Boogie Nights' screening conversation from this past Saturday July 27 at the theater at Ace Hotel in Downtown L.A.

53 MINAUG 3
Comments
FilmWeek: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,’ ‘Love, Antosha,’ ‘Luce’ And Our Post-‘Boogie Nights’ Screening Conversation