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FilmWeek on AirTalk, hosted by Larry Mantle, is a one-hour weekly segment offering reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.More from FilmWeek »

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FilmWeek: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Southside with You,' and more, plus a bill in Sacramento could...

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this week's new movie releases including a "Don't Breathe," Southside with You," "Mechanic: Resurrection," and more. We'll also look at a bill in Sacramento sponsored by SAG-AFTRA that's trying to combat ageism in Hollywood.

FilmWeek: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Southside with You,' and more, plus a bill in Sacramento could...

FilmWeek: 'Kubo and the Two Strings,' 'War Dogs' and more, plus how a rape case could dera...

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this week's new releases including "Kubo and the Two Strings," "War Dogs," "Ben-Hur" and more. We'll also explain how rape charges against the director of "The Birth of a Nation" have dampened excitement surrounding the early Oscar hopeful.

FilmWeek: 'Kubo and the Two Strings,' 'War Dogs' and more, plus how a rape case could dera...

FilmWeek: 'Pete's Dragon,' 'Sausage Party,' and more, plus working with method actors

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this week's new movie releases including "Pete's Dragon," "Sausage Party," "Florence Foster Jenkins" and more. We'll also look at the challenges of working with method actors like Jared Leto. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'Pete's Dragon,' 'Sausage Party,' and more, plus working with method actors

FilmWeek: 'Suicide Squad,' 'Nine Lives,' 'The Little Prince' and more, plus a conversation...

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Charles Solomon, and Peter Rainer review this week's new movie releases including "Suicide Squad," "Nine Lives," "The Little Prince," and more. We'll also speak with Sharon Jones about her singing career and about the new documentary, "Miss Sharon Jones!" by filmmaker Barbara Kopple. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'Suicide Squad,' 'Nine Lives,' 'The Little Prince' and more, plus a conversation...

FilmWeek: 'Bad Moms,' 'Jason Bourne,' 'Equity' and more, plus your favorite films to watch...

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon review this weekend's new movie releases including the raunchy comedy "Bad Moms;" the return of Matt Damon in "Jason Bourne;" an indie film being dubbed as the she-wolf of wall street, "Equity;" and more. TGI-FilmWeek! We'll also be taking your calls on movies you can't stop watching.

FilmWeek: 'Bad Moms,' 'Jason Bourne,' 'Equity' and more, plus your favorite films to watch...

FilmWeek: 'Ice Age: Collision Course,' 'Lights Out,' 'Star Trek Beyond' and more, plus an ...

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Charles Solomon, and Wade Major review this week's new movie releases including "Ice Age: Collision Course" "Star Trek Beyond," "Lights Out," "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie" and more. We'll also talk with filmmaker Rich Fox and fear sociologist Margee Kerr about the psychological attraction to fear and consensual trauma. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'Ice Age: Collision Course,' 'Lights Out,' 'Star Trek Beyond' and more, plus an ...

FilmWeek: 'Ghostbusters,' 'The Infiltrator,' Cafe Society' and more, plus 'Into the Dark: ...

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this week's new movie releases including "Ghostbusters, " "The Infiltrator," Woody Allen's "Cafe Society," and more. Plus, author Mark A. Vieira joins us in-studio to talk about his new film noir book, "Into the Dark." TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'Ghostbusters,' 'The Infiltrator,' Cafe Society' and more, plus 'Into the Dark: ...

FilmWeek: 'The Secret Life of Pets,' 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon review this weekend's new movie releases including the animated feature "The Secret Life of Pets," "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'The Secret Life of Pets,' 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' and more

FilmWeek: 'The Legend of Tarzan,' 'The BFG' and more, plus the social impact of Disney princesses

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this weekend's new movie releases including "The BFG," "The Legend of Tarzan" "The Purge: Election Year," and more. We'll also hear about the decades-long influence of Disney's "princess culture" on children.

FilmWeek: 'The Legend of Tarzan,' 'The BFG' and more, plus the social impact of Disney princesses

FilmWeek: 'Independence Day: Resurgence,' 'The Shallows,' and more, plus should human righ...

Guest host Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week's new movies releases including another alien invasion in "Independence Day: Resurgence," "The Shallows," "Free State of Jones," "Swiss Army Man" and more. Then, we'll talk to documentary filmmakers about a new documentary arguing that chimps should be considered people,too. TGI-FilmWeek!

FilmWeek: 'Independence Day: Resurgence,' 'The Shallows,' and more, plus should human righ...

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