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FilmWeek: ‘The Suicide Squad,’ ‘Whirlybird,’ ‘Ailey’ And More

Published August 6, 2021 at 9:40 AM PDT
Jessica Miglio
Warner Bros
Shot from "The Suicide Squad," directed by James Gunn.

With guest host John Horn

FilmWeek: ‘The Suicide Squad,’ ‘Whirlybird,’ ‘Ailey’ And More

FW Reviews (8/6/21)

Guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend's new movie releases.

John Horn interviewed "Ailey" director Jamila Wignot, click here to listen.

  • "Nine Days," at the AMC Sunset 5 (West Hollywood) & The Landmark (West LA)
  • "Whirlybird," In theaters, including select Laemmle theaters; VOD (including iTunes & Google Play)
  • "Annette," in wide release; Amazon Prime Video on August 20
  • "Shirbako: The Movie," in select theaters August 10 (including Laemmle’s Claremont 5 and Playhouse 7)
  • "Vivo," on Netflix
  • "Bring Your Own Brigade," in select theaters (including The Landmark [West LA]); available on the CBS News app & Paramount+ on August 20
  • "Swan Song," in select theaters (check your local listings); VOD (including iTunes, Amazon Prime Video and Youtube)
  • "Never Gonna Snow Again," in select theaters (check your local listings)
  • "The Last Matinee," on Laemmle Virtual Cinema

The Couple That Revolutionized Breaking News In LA Hid A Dark Secret For Years. ‘Whirlybird’ Brings It All To The Surface

Whirlybird Interview (8/6/21)

The documentary “Whirlybird” follows Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard, the former couple that’s known for chasing down some of Los Angeles’ most iconic news stories by helicopter. Dark secrets of abuse and shame loomed behind the scenes. John Horn talked with both Gerrard and Tur, along with Director Matt Yoka, after the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

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