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FilmWeek: ‘The Current War: Director’s Cut,’ ‘Black and Blue,’ ‘17 Blocks’ and more

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon & Nicholas Hoult star in 'The Current War.'

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.

CRITICS' HITS:

Tim: "Western Stars" & "17 Blocks"

Amy: "The Current War," "Girl On The Third Floor" & "Fantastic Fungi"

MIXED FEELINGS:

Tim: "Black And Blue" & "Countdown"

Amy: "The Kill Team" & "Frankie"

MISSES:

Tim: "Paradise Hills"

Amy: "Going Attractions"

Guests:

Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC, film writer for The Guardian and host of the podcasts ‘Unspooled’ and the podcast miniseries “Zoom”; she tweets

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

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