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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: ‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘Book Club,’ ‘First Reformed’ and an update from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

5/18/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also talk to Los Angeles Times & KPCC film critic Justin Chang on what to watch coming out of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

Duration:00:47:51

FilmWeek: ‘Breaking In,’ ‘Life of the Party,’ ‘The Seagull’ and your favorite movie moms

5/11/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also reminisce on our favorite cinematic matriarchs.

Duration:00:47:41

FilmWeek: ‘Tully,’ ‘Overboard,’ ‘12th Man’ and revisiting films in the #MeToo era

5/4/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss revisiting films in the #MeToo era.

Duration:00:47:28

FilmWeek: ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Disobedience,’ ‘Kings,’ and a one-on-one with ex-Academy member Bill Mechanic

4/27/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also interviews Bill Mechanic on his leaked resignation letter from the Academy.

Duration:00:47:50

FilmWeek: ‘I Feel Pretty,’ ‘Traffik,’ ‘Quai des Orfevres’ and why SAG is nixing hotel rooms from the audition process

4/20/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. Gabrielle Carteris, president of SAG-AFTRA, also joins FilmWeek to discuss SAG's latest, post-Weinstein code-of-conduct change: no more auditions in private hotel rooms or residences.

Duration:00:47:46

FilmWeek: 'A Quiet Place,' 'Blockers,' 'Chappaquiddick,' and the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey'

4/6/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss the impact of Kubrick's genre-bending "2001: A Space Odyssey," fifty years after it's original release.

Duration:00:47:44

FilmWeek: ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘The Last Movie Star,’ ‘Gemini’ and more

3/30/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss Cannes' recent announcement that films backed by streaming services will no longer be eligible for awards at the festival.

Duration:00:47:51

FilmWeek: ‘Isle of Dogs,’ ‘Unsane,’ ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ and more

3/23/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:31:23

FilmWeek: ‘Tomb Raider,’ ‘Love, Simon,’ ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ and the reality of inclusion riders

3/16/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also discuss whether inclusion riders are the true cure-all's for discrimination in Hollywood, or if other, less buzzy, contractual stipulations are in need of amending first.

Duration:00:47:39

FilmWeek: ‘A Wrinkle In Time,’ ‘Gringo,’ ‘The Death of Stalin’ and a look into the Oscars' low ratings

3/9/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. FilmWeek also takes a deeper look into reasons for the record-low viewership of this year's Oscars, and what the Academy needs to do to pull itself out.

Duration:00:48:26

FilmWeek’s 2018 Academy Awards Preview from The Theatre at Ace Hotel

3/2/2018
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The 90th annual Oscars® are set for this Sunday, March 4th at the Dolby Theatre here in Los Angeles, but before you head to your Oscar parties and fill out your ballot, tune in to hear AirTalk’s 16th annual Academy Awards Preview Show.

Duration:01:16:13

FilmWeek: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Every Day,’ ‘Game Night’ and IMDb's First Amendment, discrimination battle

2/23/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. FilmWeek also debates the recent decision from a federal judge declaring that a law preventing IMDb from publishing the ages of actors is a violation of the First Amendment.

Duration:00:49:06

FilmWeek: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Early Man,’ ‘The Party’ and a discussion on the 2018 foreign film Oscar nom's

2/16/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Charles Solomon, and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases, along with this year's Academy Award nominations for best foreign film.

Duration:00:49:15

FilmWeek: ‘The 15:17 to Paris,’ ‘Peter Rabbit,’ Oscar-nominated shorts and more

2/9/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Lowenstein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases, along with the Oscar-nominated live action, animated and documentary short films.

Duration:00:49:19

FilmWeek: ‘Winchester,’ ‘A Fantastic Woman’ and a look into Oscar marketing campaigns

2/2/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also examine how award season inspires new film trailers and ad slots in order to influence Academy members.

Duration:00:49:15

FilmWeek: ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure,’ ‘Please Stand By,’ and more, plus a Sundance check-in

1/26/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases. Larry also chatted with Los Angeles Times film critic Justin Change and KPCC's "The Frame" host John Horn about what stood out at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Duration:00:48:44

FilmWeek: ‘12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves,’ ‘Forever My Girl,’ and a look into Dylan Farrow's first TV interview

1/19/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. They also provide a recap of yesterday's CBS interview with Dylan Farrow, which revived allegations that Woody Allen molested her when she was 7 years old.

Duration:00:48:57

FilmWeek: ‘Insidious: The Last Key,’ ‘Blame,’ ‘The Strange Ones’ and the evolution of high school movies

1/5/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases. The Criterion Collection's new Blu-ray release of "The Breakfast Club" also has us discussing the development of high school movies throughout the years.

Duration:00:48:57

FilmWeek: ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool,’ ‘In The Fade,’ our critics’ 2017 favorites and a reflection on female athletes in film

12/29/2017
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Guest host Alex Cohen and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Andy Klein and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases and look back on their favorite films of 2017. We also take a historical perspective on women athletes in film and discuss how these portrayals have changed over time.

Duration:00:32:26

FilmWeek: ‘The Post,’ ‘Phantom Thread,’ ‘Molly’s Game’ and more

12/22/2017
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend and next week's new movie releases.

Duration:00:48:00

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