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Reviews of this week's new releases, interviews with filmmakers, and animated discussions on various aspects of the industry with a rotating cast of film critics and host, KPCC’s Larry Mantle. FilmWeek critics include Justin Chang (Variety), Tim Cogshell (Alt Film Guide), Andy Klein (LA Times Community Newspaper Chain), Christy Lemire (YouTube’s “What the Flick”), Lael Loewenstein (Variety), Wade Major (IGN’s Digigods.com), Amy Nicholson (LA Weekly), Claudia Puig (Napa Valley Film Festival), Peter Rainer (Christian Science Monitor) & Charles Solomon (Animation Scoop).
||FilmWeek: ‘Creed,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘The Danish Girl’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Charles Solomon, and Justin Chang review this week’s new movie releases “Creed,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “The Danish Girl” and more. Plus, we speak to Oscar-nominated actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh about his theater company’s production of “The Winter’s Tale.” TGI-a-Thanksgiving-edition-of-Filmweek!||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,’ ‘Carol,’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases including “The Hunger Games,” “Carol,” “The Night Before,” and more.We also speak to the author who wrote the very first Walter Brennan biography. TGI-Filmweek!||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: 'The 33,' 'Love the Coopers,' 'By the Sea' and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Tim Cogshell review this weekend's new movie releases including "The 33," "Love the Coopers," "By the Sea" and more. AirTalk will also look at how Hollywood portrays journalists and the business of news. TGI-Filmweek!||11/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: 'Spectre,' 'Spotlight,' 'The Peanuts Movie' and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Amy Nicholson review this week's new releases including "Spectre," "Spotlight," "Brooklyn," "The Peanuts Movie" and more. TGI-Filmweek!||11/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: ‘Burnt,’ ‘Our Brand is Crisis,’ ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and Wade Major review this week’s new releases including “Burnt,” “Our Brand is Crisis,” “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” and more.||10/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: ‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Bone Tomahawk,’ ‘Suffragette’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Andy Klein, and Charles Solomon review this week's new releases including "The Last Witch Hunter," “Bone Tomahawk,” "Suffragette" and more. TGI-FilmWeek!||10/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘Bridge of Spies,’ ‘Crimson Peak,’ ‘Room’ and more||Larry Mantle, KPCC film critic Justin Chang, talented guest critic Christy Lemire review “Bridge of Spies” “Crimson Peak,” “Room” and much more. TGI-Filmweek!||10/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||FilmWeek: ‘Steve Jobs,’ ‘Pan,’ ‘The Final Girls’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Andy Klein review this week’s new movie releases, including “Steve Jobs,” “Pan,” “The Final Girls” and more. TGI-FilmWeek!||10/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘The Martian,’ ‘The Walk,’ ‘He Named Me Malala’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics review this week’s new releases including “The Martian,” “The Walk,” “He Named Me Malala” and more. TGI-Filmweek!||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘‘The Intern,’ ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ and more||Larry Mantle and film critics Andy Klein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this week’s new movie releases, including “Hotel Translvania 2.” Then, we'll speak to Mark Ladis, one of the most prolific art forgers in recent history. TGI-Filmweek!||9/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘Sicario,’ ‘Everest,’ ‘Black Mass’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Henry Sheehan review this week’s new releases including “Sicario,” “Everest,” “Black Mass” and more: TGI-Filmweek!||9/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘The Visit,’ ‘The Perfect Guy,’ ‘Sleeping with Other People’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new releases, including “The Visit,” “The Perfect Guy,” “Sleeping with Other People,” and more. TGI-Filmweek!||9/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘The Transporter Refueled,’ ‘A Walk in the Woods,’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critic Andy Klein and guest critic Christy Lemire review this week’s new releases including “The Transporter Refueled,” “A Walk in the Woods”, and more. TGI-Filmweek!||9/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: ‘No Escape’, ‘We Are Your Friends,’ ‘Z for Zachariah,’ and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major, and Amy Nicholson review this week’s releases, including “No Escape;” “We Are Your Friends;” “Z is for Zachariah;” and more. TGI-Filmweek!||8/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Filmweek: 'American Ultra,' 'Hitman: Agent 47,' 'She's Funny That Way,' and more||Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and Amy Nicholson review this week’s releases, including “American Ultra,” “Hitman: Agent 47," "She's Funny That Way," and more. TGI-Filmweek!||8/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
Good but volume spikes
Great podcast, but please look into some volume adjustment. Voices range from barely audible to painfully loud.
Please modulate podcast volume
Almost unlistenable due to the spikes in volume which force the normal volume levels to be lower than other podcasts. Listener has to raise the volume listen to the quiet sections but risks being blasted during the volume spikes which occur sporadically. Could be a 4 if the sound issues are worked out, but will delete the podcast if the issues aren't addressed. Listening in fear of getting my eardrums blown out isn't a pleasant experience.
Smart reviews... Great host
I like this show... It gives me a good feel about the movies out there. Even if i disagree with the reviews (not very often), I know why and that I would like the movie anyways. These are smart critics who probably see too many movies and often don't enjoy a more popular title. An especially great show for the independent film lover.