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FilmWeek: ‘Miss Bala,’ ‘Arctic,’ ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ and more

Gina Rodriguez and Ismael Cruz Cordova in Columbia Pictures' Miss Bala
Columbia Pictures
Gina Rodriguez and Ismael Cruz Cordova in Columbia Pictures' Miss Bala

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

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

  • "Miss Bala" in wide release
    • "The Frame's" John Horn interviewed director Catherine Hardwicke earlier this week, You can listen to that interview here
  • "Arctic" at The Landmark Theater & Arclight Hollywood
  • "Velvet Buzzsaw" at the Landmark Theater & streaming on Netflix
    • John Horn of "The Frame" interviewed the star of 'Velvet Buzzsaw" Jake Gyllenhaal earlier this week. To listen to that interview click here
  • "Tito and the Birds" at Laemmle's Glendale & Edwards University Town Center
  • "Then Came You" at Laemmle's Glendale
  • "Daughter of Mine" at Laemmle's Royal Theater
  • "Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission" at The Downtown Independent Theater, Harkins Theaters Cerritos & Harkins Theaters Chino Hills
  • "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" in wide release
  • "Who Will Write Our History" at Laemmle's Music Hall & Laemmle's Town Center (Through Thursday Feb. 7th) Ahrya fine Arts Center (Saturday Feb. 2nd only)

CRITICS' HITS

Tim: 'Daughter of Mine' and 'Who Will Write Our History'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLVw6wlYJPo

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

Lael: 'Arctic' and 'Tito and the Birds'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5aD9ppoQIo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qwfgZtZvA8

Charles: 'Dragon Ball Super: Broly'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU-c-GS93Bg

MIXED FEELINGS

Tim: 'Miss Bala' and 'Then Came You'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-kPf-n4Mto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIkRfCKd7Lc

Lael: 'Velvet Buzzsaw'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdAR-lK43YU

Charles: 'Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbylrrZ6C_k

Guests:

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

Lael Loewenstein, KPCC film critic; she tweets

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC, Animation Scoopand Animation Magazine

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