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FilmWeek: ‘Justice League,’ ‘The Star,’ ‘Wonder’ and more

Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay in WONDER.
Dale Robinette.
Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay in WONDER.

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

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases including:

  • "Justice League" in wide release
  • "The Star" in wide release
  • "Wonder" in wide release
  • "Mudbound" at Laemmle's Monica Film Center, Laemmle's NoHo, The Landmark and on Netflix
  • "The Breadwinner" at the Nuart Theatre
  • "Roman J. Israel, Esq." at AMC Century City and ArcLight Hollywood
  • "The Divine Order" at Laemmle's Playhouse and Laemmle's Royal
  • "Wait For Your Laugh" at Laemmle's Royal, Laemmle's Town Center and The Egyptian (Saturday night's showing at The Egyptian will be followed by a discussion with director Jason Wise, Dick van Dyke and Dan Harmon)

Critics' Hits

Tim: "Mudbound" & "The Divine Order"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xucHiOAa8Rs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMArK-cowTs

Lael: "The Breadwinner," "Mudbound" & "The Divine Order"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAuX-paLc20

Charles: "The Breadwinner"

Mixed Feelings

Tim: "Roman J. Israel, Esq."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CItEtnp3nPY

Lael: "Justice League" & "Wonder"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9-DM9uBtVI

Charles: "Wait For Your Laugh"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHrXsf-Z3dw

Misses!

Lael & Charles: "The Star"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NjvYZtwk00

Guests:

Lael Loewenstein, KPCC film critic

Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC, Alt-Film Guide and CineGods.com; he tweets

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

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