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FilmWeek: ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and more

 Shameik Moore stars as Miles Morales in Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
Sony Pictures
Shameik Moore stars as Miles Morales in Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS:

Claudia: "If Beale Street Could Talk' & 'Capernaum'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGCvdlaWUF0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULUo0048xZE

Peter: 'Springsteen on Broadway', 'That Way Madness Lies...' & 'Don't Look Now'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1xDzgob1JI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxEeS3bR9kY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaGAw5uCaY0

Charles: 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse', 'Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki' & The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg52up16eq0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7od_hvrGeHo

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

MIXED FEELINGS:

Claudia: 'Once Upon a Deadpool'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCf03KXyzIg

Peter: 'The Mule' & 'Tyrel' 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_QksSzK7sI

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

Charles: "Mary Poppins Returns'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3jsfXDZLIY

MISSES:

Claudia: 'Mortal Engines'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRsFc2gguEg

Peter: 'Bird Box'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INJ2bPFy108

Guests:

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA); she tweets

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor

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

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