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Weekend Film Reviews

KCRW

The best film reviewers in the business give you recommendations on what to see and what to skip each week.

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Santa Monica, CA

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KCRW

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The best film reviewers in the business give you recommendations on what to see and what to skip each week.

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@kcrw

Language:

English

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1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-450-5183


Episodes
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Weekend film reviews: ‘Twisters,’ ‘Oddity,’ ‘Crossing’

7/19/2024
The latest film releases are Twisters, Oddity, Crossing, and Skywalkers: A Love Story. Weighing in are Monica Castillo, freelance film critic and senior film programmer at the Jacob Burns Film Center, and Tim Grierson, senior U.S. critic for Screen International and author of This Is How You Make a Movie.

Duration:00:20:39

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Fly Me to the Moon,’ ‘Longlegs,’ ‘Sing Sing’

7/12/2024
The latest film releases are Fly Me to the Moon, Longlegs, Sing Sing, and Sorry/Not Sorry. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, film critic for New York Magazine and Vulture, as well as Witney Seibold, senior staff writer at SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed.

Duration:00:16:15

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Despicable Me 4,’ ‘MaXXXine,’ ‘Space Cadet’

7/4/2024
The latest film releases include Despicable Me 4, MaXXXine, Space Cadet, and Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F. Weighing in are Christy Lemire, film critic for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the YouTube channel Breakfast All Day, and Alonso Duralde, film critic and co-host of movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:16:52

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Inside Out 2,’ ‘Treasure,’ ‘Ghostlight’

6/14/2024
The latest film releases include Inside Out 2, Treasure, Ghostlight, and Tuesday. Hear from freelance film critic Monica Castillo, who writes for The New York Times, Village Voice, and RogerEbert.com, as well as Shawn Edwards, film critic for FOX-TV in Kansas City and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association.

Duration:00:15:27

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die,’ ‘Robot Dreams’

6/7/2024
The latest film releases include Bad Boys: Ride or Die, Robot Dreams, Handling the Undead, and The Watchers. Weighing in are Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed, and Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for The New York Times.

Duration:00:14:43

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Young Woman and the Sea,’ ‘Jim Henson Idea Man’

5/31/2024
The latest film releases are Young Woman and the Sea, Jim Henson Idea Man, In A Violent Nature, and The Young Wife. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, film critic for New York Magazine and Vulture, and William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the Critically Acclaimed Network of podcasts.

Duration:00:14:34

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Furiosa,’ ‘Taking Venice,’ ‘Hit Man’

5/24/2024
The latest film releases are Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, Taking Venice, Hit Man, and Queen of the Deuce. Weighing in are Alonso Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of movie podcast Linoleum Knife. Duralde is also the author of Hollywood Pride: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Representation and Perseverance in Film, released May 14.

Duration:00:18:51

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Back to Black,’ ‘IF,’ ‘Gasoline Rainbow’

5/17/2024
The latest film releases include Back to Black, IF, Gasoline Rainbow, and Babes. Weighing in are Shawn Edwards, a film critic at Fox 4 News in Kansas City and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association, and Katie Walsh, film reviewer for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times.

Duration:00:17:20

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Weekend film reviews: ‘The Poolman,’ ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’

5/10/2024
Critics review the latest film releases: “The Poolman,” “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes,” “Last Stop in Yuma County,” and “Power.”

Duration:00:14:57

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Weekend film reviews: ‘The Fall Guy,’ ‘I Saw the TV Glow’

5/3/2024
The latest film releases include The Fall Guy, I Saw the TV Glow, Evil Does Not Exist, and Mars Express. Weighing in are William Bibbiani, film critic for the Wrap and co-host of the Critically Acclaimed Network, and Monica Castillo, freelance film critic and senior film programmer at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

Duration:00:16:09

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Challengers,’ ‘Uncropped,’ ‘Egoist’

4/26/2024
The latest film releases are Challengers, Uncropped, Egoist, and Alien (re-release). Weighing in are Alsondo Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:14:33

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Abigail,’ ‘We Grown Now,’ ‘The People’s Joker’

4/19/2024
The latest film releases include Abigail, The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, We Grown Now, and The People's Joker. Weighing in are Christy Lemire, film critic for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the YouTube channel Breakfast All Day, and Shawn Edwards, film critic for FOX-TV in Kansas City and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association.

Duration:00:16:55

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Civil War,’ ‘In Flames, ‘Sting’

4/12/2024
The latest film releases include Civil War, In Flames, Sting, and Sasquatch Sunset. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, a film critic for New York Magazine and Vulture, and Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed.

Duration:00:16:15

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Weekend film reviews: ‘La Bête,’ ‘Monkey Man,’ ‘Girls State’

4/5/2024
The latest film releases are La Bête, Monkey Man, Girls State, and Música. Weighing in are Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for the New York Times, and Tim Grierson, senior U.S. critic for Screen International and the author of This Is How You Make a Movie.

Duration:00:15:37

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Godzilla x Kong,’ ‘Wicked Little Letters’

3/29/2024
The latest film releases are Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, La Chimera, The Shadowless Tower, and Wicked Little Letters. Weighing in are Alonso Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of the podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:15:15

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire,’ ‘Shirley’

3/22/2024
The latest film releases are Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, Shirley, The American Society of Magical Negroes, and Carol Doda Topless at the Condor. Weighing in are Shawn Edwards, film critic for FOX 4 News in Kansas City, and Monica Castillo, freelance film critic and senior film programmer at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

Duration:00:15:59

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Weekend film reviews: ‘One Life,’ ‘Arthur the King,’ ‘Little Wing’

3/15/2024
The latest film releases include Arthur the King, One Life, The Animal Kingdom, and Little Wing. Weighing in are William Bibbiani, film critic and co-host of the podcasts Canceled Too Soon and Critically Acclaimed, and Katie Walsh, film reviewer for the Tribune News Service and the Los Angeles Times.

Duration:00:15:06

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Kung Fu Panda 4,’ ‘Love Lies Bleeding’

3/8/2024
The latest film releases include Kung Fu Panda 4, Love Lies Bleeding, and American Dreamer. Weighing in are Christy Lemire, film critic for RogerEbert.com and co-host of the YouTube channel Breakfast All Day, and Witney Seibold, contributor to SlashFilm and co-host of the podcast Critically Acclaimed. They also predict who will take home Oscars for Best Picture and Best Actress.

Duration:00:15:05

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Dune: Part 2,’ ‘Spaceman,’ ‘Shayda’

3/1/2024
The latest film releases are Dune: Part 2, Spaceman, Shayda, and Problemista. Weighing in are Alison Willmore, film critic for NY Magazine and Vulture, and Tim Grierson, Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International and the author of This Is How You Make a Movie.

Duration:00:17:22

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Weekend film reviews: ‘Drive-Away Dolls,’ About 'Dry Grasses’

2/23/2024
The latest film releases include Drive-Away Dolls, About Dry Grasses, Perfect Days, and Io Capitano. Weighing in are Alonso Duralde and Dave White, film critics and co-hosts of the movie podcast Linoleum Knife.

Duration:00:16:09