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FilmWeek’s Christmas 2016 edition: 'Sing,' 'Passengers,' 'Why Him?' and more

Stars from the animated movie "Sing."
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Stars from the animated movie "Sing."

It's a big week for new movies. Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major, and Charles Solomon will review the big releases and notable indies including: an animated musical opening in wide release, "Sing;" Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in "Passengers," a sci-fi action flick; "Why him?" a goofy family comedy with James Franco and Bryan Cranston; plus "Hidden Figures," "Julieta," "A Monster Calls" and more.

It's a big week for new movies. Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major and Charles Solomon will review the big releases and notable indies including: an animated musical opening in wide release, "Sing;" Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in "Passengers," a sci-fi action flick; "Why him?" a goofy family comedy with James Franco and Bryan Cranston; plus "Hidden Figures," "Julieta," "A Monster Calls" and more.

TGI-FilmWeek!

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Guests:

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and host for IGN’s DigiGods.com

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; she tweets 

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC and Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine

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