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FilmWeek: ‘Joker,’ ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ ‘Pain And Glory’ And More

Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck/Joker in "Joker"
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Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck/Joker in "Joker"

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS

Christy: "Dolemite Is My Name," "Midnight Traveler" & "Harpoon"

Wade: "Joker" & "Memory: The Origins of Alien"

MIXED FEELINGS

Christy: "Wrinkles the Clown"

Wade: "Pain and Glory"

MISSES

Christy: "Collisions"

Wade: "Lucy in the Sky"

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC, RogerEbert.com and co-host of the ‘Breakfast All Day’ podcast; she tweets

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com

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