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Filmweek with Larry Mantle
FilmWeek

Hosted by Larry Mantle

Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.

Recent Episodes
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Larry also speaks with KPCC’s John Horn about the Sundance Film Festival’s pivot to a virtual event for the second year in a row. Also on the show, a conversation between writer/director Sian Heder and KPCC’s John Horn about “CODA, ” Heder’s record-breaking film which premiered at Sundance in 2021.
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, Larry speaks with President of Laemmle Theatres, Greg Laemmle, and film professionals Patrick Corcoran and Stephen Galloway about the state of audience attendance and what the future could hold for theatrical releases in Southern California.
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, Larry and the critics discuss the legacy of director Peter Bogdanovich, he passed away recently at the age of 82. And KPCCs John Horn interviews Lin-Manuel Miranda on how his personal connection to the subject matter shaped his feature directorial debut “Tik, Tik… Boom!”, streaming on Netflix now!
  • Guest host Matt Dangelantonio and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Claudia Puig, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, a segment from AirTalk featuring NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans and FilmWeek critic Claudia Puig about the Film and TV that got them and our AirTalk audience through 2021.
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, KPCC’s John Horn interviews Director Maggie Gyllenhaal and Actress Dakota Johnson about the complicated truths of motherhood in Gyllenhaal’s new feature directorial debut “The Lost Daughter”.
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, KPCC’s John Horn interviews Director Sean Baker and Actor Simon Rex about their new film “Red Rocket”, set amidst Texas City oil refineries and filmed with non-professional local actors.
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Amy Nicholson and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, KPCC’s John Horn speaks with Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen about his new animated documentary film “Flee,” in select theaters now.
  • Guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms in an extended FilmWeek special! Also on the show, three interviews from John Horn featuring: Actor Tom Hanks, Director Reinaldo Marcus Green, and Director Mike Mills on each of their respective releases, out now!
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer and Andy Klein review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, KPCC’s John Horn speaks with writer and director Kenneth Branagh about his new loosely autobiographical film “Belfast.”
  • Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms. Also on the show, Larry speaks with film composers Hildur Guðnadóttir and Kris Bowers about what it’s like developing music for film, tv and even video games and where they look to for inspiration when composing.