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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.

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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.

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The best!!!

By Rater90210 - Jul 27 2019
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Look forward to this every week!

The Best

By Revans50 - Dec 16 2018
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Quite simply the best movie review podcast available. I look forward to this every week.

iTunes Ratings

197 Ratings
Average Ratings
133
29
13
11
11

The best!!!

By Rater90210 - Jul 27 2019
Read more
Look forward to this every week!

The Best

By Revans50 - Dec 16 2018
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Quite simply the best movie review podcast available. I look forward to this every week.

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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.

FilmWeek: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,’ ‘Zombieland: Double Tap,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ & more

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Christy Lemire review this weekend's movie releases.

Oct 18 2019

36mins

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FilmWeek: ‘The Current War: Director’s Cut,’ ‘Black and Blue,’ ‘17 Blocks’ and more

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Oct 25 2019

37mins

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

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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. We also discuss the controversies around 'Joker' and whether or not those controversies are justified.

Oct 04 2019

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FilmWeek: ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Gloria Bell,’ ‘The Kid’ and an interview with W.K. Stratton about his new book on Sam Peckinpah’s iconic film ‘The Wild Bunch’

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Today on FilmWeek, guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also speak with journalist and author W.K. Stratton about his latest book “The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film”.

Mar 08 2019

48mins

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

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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.

Jun 28 2019

52mins

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

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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.”

May 24 2019

48mins

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FilmWeek's 2019 Oscar Preview

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry and our critics return to the stage of the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles to discuss and debate this year’s contenders for the major categories for the 17th annual Oscar preview event.

Feb 22 2019

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

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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.

Apr 26 2019

49mins

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

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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.

Sep 27 2019

54mins

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FilmWeek: 'Us,' 'Hotel Mumbai,' 'Knife + Heart' and more

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Mar 21 2019

50mins

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

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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. 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.

Sep 13 2019

48mins

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FilmWeek: ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ ‘Greta,’ ‘Apollo 11’ and remembering acclaimed director Stanley Donen

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. We also pay tribute to Stanley Donen, director of some of Hollywood’s greatest movie musicals.

Mar 01 2019

48mins

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

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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.

Jul 26 2019

54mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Five Feet Apart,’ ‘Wonder Park,’ ‘The Mustang’ and more

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Mar 15 2019

32mins

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

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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.

May 31 2019

48mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Queen & Slim,’ ‘The Two Popes,’ ‘Les Misérables’ and more

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Nov 27 2019

57mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Frozen 2, ‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood,’ ‘Knives Out’ And More

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Nov 22 2019

53mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘The Good Liar’ and more

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Nov 15 2019

53mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Doctor Sleep,’ ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Midway’ & More

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Nov 08 2019

53mins

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FilmWeek: ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,’ ‘Harriet,’ ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ and more

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Nov 01 2019

54mins

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FilmWeek: ‘The Current War: Director’s Cut,’ ‘Black and Blue,’ ‘17 Blocks’ and more

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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Oct 25 2019

37mins

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FilmWeek: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,’ ‘Zombieland: Double Tap,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ & more

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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Christy Lemire review this weekend's movie releases.

Oct 18 2019

36mins

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

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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. We also discuss the controversies around 'Joker' and whether or not those controversies are justified.

Oct 04 2019

54mins

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

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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.

Sep 27 2019

54mins

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

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

Sep 20 2019

51mins

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

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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. 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.

Sep 13 2019

48mins

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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

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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.

Sep 06 2019

52mins

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

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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 share our favorite films of 2019 so far and check in with The Frame host John Horn at the Telluride Film Festival.

Aug 30 2019

54mins

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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

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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.

Aug 23 2019

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

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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.

Aug 16 2019

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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”

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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.

Aug 09 2019

53mins

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

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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.

Aug 02 2019

53mins

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

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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.

Jul 26 2019

54mins

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

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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.

Jul 19 2019

53mins

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

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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.

Jul 12 2019

52mins

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