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FilmWeek: ‘Stuber,’ ‘Crawl,’ ‘The Farewell’ and more

Awkwafina stars in A24's "The Farewell"
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The Farewell

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

  • 'The Farewell' at the ArcLight Hollywood & The Landmark

    • KPCC’s “The Frame” talked with director Lulu Wang at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and aired that interview on the show this week. You can listen to it at KPCC.org/theframe

  • 'Crawl' in wide release

  • 'Stuber' in wide release

    • KPCC’s “The Frame” talked with co-star Kumail Nanjiani on their program earlier this week. You can listen to the full interview at KPCC.org/theframe

  • 'The Art of Self-Defense' at the ArcLight Hollywood

  • 'Firecrackers' on video on demand

  • 'Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable' in select theaters

  • 'Armstrong' at the Arena Cinelounge Sunset

  • 'Lying and Stealing' at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center

  • 'Three Peaks' at the Nuart Theater

CRITICS' HITS:

Wade:  'The Farewell,' 'Firecrackers,' 'Armstrong' & 'Three Peaks'

Christy: 'Crawl,' 'The Art Of Self-Defense,' & 'Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable'

MISSES:

Wade: 'Lying and Stealing'

Christy: 'Stuber' 

Guests:

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

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and CineGods.com

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