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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. The FilmWeek critics are: Andy Klein Brand X, Lael Loewenstein of Variety, Wade Major of boxoffice.com and CityBeat, Tim Cogshell of Box Office Magazine, Claudia Puig of USA Today, Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor, Henry Sheehan of HenrySheehan.com, and Charles Solomon, animation critic for amazon.com.

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. The FilmWeek critics are: Andy Klein Brand X, Lael Loewenstein of Variety, Wade Major of boxoffice.com and CityBeat, Tim Cogshell of Box Office Magazine, Claudia Puig of USA Today, Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor, Henry Sheehan of HenrySheehan.com, and Charles Solomon, animation critic for amazon.com.
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Pasadena, CA

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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. The FilmWeek critics are: Andy Klein Brand X, Lael Loewenstein of Variety, Wade Major of boxoffice.com and CityBeat, Tim Cogshell of Box Office Magazine, Claudia Puig of USA Today, Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor, Henry Sheehan of HenrySheehan.com, and Charles Solomon, animation critic for amazon.com.

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English

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474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 583-5100


Episodes

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

8/16/2019
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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.

Duration:00:49:22

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”

8/9/2019
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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.

Duration:00:48:14

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

8/2/2019
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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.

Duration:00:48:30

FilmWeek: ‘Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood,’ ‘Skin,’ ‘Mike Wallace Is Here’ And An Interview With Veteran Adult Film Star Nina Hartley

7/26/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with veteran adult film star Nina Hartley to discuss her role in 'Boogie Nights' and the evolution of the porn industry.

Duration:00:48:43

FilmWeek: ‘The Lion King,’ ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name,’ and An Interview With Sony Pictures Chair Tom Rothman

7/19/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with Sony Pictures Chair Tom Rothman to discuss the shifting Hollywood studio landscape as well as some of the challenges behind guiding a major film studio.

Duration:00:48:51

FilmWeek: ‘Stuber,’ ‘Crawl,’ ‘The Farewell,’ and Comedians Who’ve Shed Their Funny Personas For Dramatic Roles

7/12/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry and the critics also discuss their favorite dramatic performances from comedians.

Duration:00:48:04

FilmWeek: ‘Phil,’ ‘Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love,’ ‘The Chambermaid’ And Our FilmWeek Critics Answer Your Questions About Film, The Industry, And Film Criticism

7/5/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. Our critics also answer some of your questions about film, the movie industry, and film criticism.

Duration:00:48:14

FilmWeek: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ ‘Midsommar,’ ‘Yesterday’ and The Most Iconic Shakespeare Film Adaptations

6/28/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the most iconic Shakespeare film adaptations with UCLA English professor Robert Watson.

Duration:00:47:56

FilmWeek: ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Child’s Play,’ ‘Wild Rose’ And Why 1999 Might Just Be The Best Movie Year Ever

6/21/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, guest host Steven Cuevas and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss what makes 1999 “the most groundbreaking year in cinematic history” with author Brian Raftery.

Duration:00:48:16

FilmWeek: ‘Men in Black: International,’ ‘Shaft,’ ‘The Dead Don't Die’ And A Look Back At Hollywood’s Biggest Flops

6/14/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases and we take a look back at Hollywood's biggest flops.

Duration:00:48:20

FilmWeek: 'Dark Phoenix,' 'The Secret Life of Pets 2,' 'Late Night' and more

6/7/2019
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Christy Lemire and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:31:19

FilmWeek: 'Rocketman,' 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters,' 'Ma' And Our Summer Movie Preview

5/31/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Lowenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases. Plus, "The Frame's" John Horn joins Larry and the critics to talk about what’s on the summer docket.

Duration:00:48:34

FilmWeek: ‘Aladdin,’ Booksmart,’ ‘The Tomorrow Man’ And An Interview with Oscar and Tony Award nominee John C. Reilly

5/24/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with Oscar and Tony Award nominee John C. Reilly to discuss his new production at the Pasadena Playhouse, “Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief.”

Duration:00:48:22

FilmWeek: ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,’ ‘A Dog's Journey,’ ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ And An Interview With Prolific TV director Gail Mancuso

5/17/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also sits down with Gail Mancuso to talk about making the transition from TV to film and the barriers that female directors face within the film and TV industry.

Duration:00:48:24

FilmWeek: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu,’ ‘The Hustle,’ ‘Tolkien’ and the history of African-Americans in Hollywood

5/10/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the history of African-Americans in Hollywood with film historian and author Donald Bogle.

Duration:00:48:09

FilmWeek: ‘Long Shot,’ ‘UglyDolls,’ ‘The Intruder,’ and remembering ‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton

5/3/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also remember John Singleton’s career as a filmmaker and the impact that his work and life had on Hollywood and the millions who loved his work.

Duration:00:48:31

FilmWeek: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘J.T. Leroy,’‘The White Crow’ and how Marvel Studios came to dominate Hollywood

4/26/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss how Marvel Studios went from bankruptcy to billions in just over two decades.

Duration:00:48:29

FilmWeek: ‘The Curse of La Llorona,’ ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,’ ‘Penguins’ and a discussion on films with troubled productions

4/19/2019
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Today on FilmWeek, guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss films with troubled productions and their escape from development hell.

Duration:00:47:47

FilmWeek: ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Missing Link,’ ‘Little’ and what to expect from the launch of the Criterion Channel

4/12/2019
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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 discuss the recent launch of the Criterion Channel streaming service and what what viewers can expect to see on the new platform.

Duration:00:48:26

FilmWeek: ‘Pet Sematary,’ ‘Amazing Grace,’‘Shazam!’ and the lost legacy of movie monster maker Milicent Patrick

4/5/2019
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Today on FilmWeek Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the lost legacy of movie monster maker Milicent Patrick with author Mallory O'Meara.

Duration:00:48:16