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FilmWeek: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu,’ ‘The Hustle,’ ‘Tolkien’ and more

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Rebel Wilson stars as Penny Rust and Anne Hathaway as Josephine Chesterfield 
in THE HUSTLE, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film.
Credit: Christian Black / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures© 2018 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
Christian Black
Rebel Wilson stars as Penny Rust and Anne Hathaway as Josephine Chesterfield in THE HUSTLE, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film.

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

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

CRITICS' HITS

Justin: 'Non-Fiction.' & 'Black Mother'

Claudia: 'Rafiki'

Charles: 'The Biggest Little Farm'

MIXED FEELINGS

Justin: 'Pokémon Detective Pikachu' & 'Wine Country'

Claudia: 'El Chicano'

Charles: 'Tolkien'

MISSES

Claudia: 'The Hustle' & 'Poms'

Guests:

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

Justin Chang, film critic for KPCC and the Los Angeles Times; he tweets

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

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