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FilmWeek: 'Reminiscence,' 'The Protege,' 'Flag Day' And More

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Maggie Q as "Anna" in "The Protege."

FilmWeek: 'Reminiscence,' 'The Protege,' 'Flag Day' And More

FW Reviews (8/20/21)

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.

  • "Reminiscence" in wide release and HBO Max
  • "The Protege" in wide release
  • "The Night House" in wide release
  • "Kipchoge: The Last Milestone" on VOD (including Spectrum On-Demand) Aug. 24
  • "Flag Day" in select theaters (including the Alamo Drafthouse [DTLA], Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 [Pasadena] & The Landmark [West LA])
  • "Days" at Lumiere Music Hall (Beverly Hills)
  • "Paw Patrol: The Movie" in wide release and the Paramount+ streaming app
  • "White As Snow" at The Landmark (West LA), Laemmle’s Town Center 5 (Encino) and Regal Edwards Westpark (Irvine)
  • "Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth To Power" at Laemmle's Royal Theater
  • "Cryptozoo" on VOD Aug 20th; select theatrical showings (including Brain Dead Studios [Fairfax] Aug 27)

Sean And Dylan Penn On Starring As Father And Daughter In ‘Flag Day’

FW Flag Day Interview (8/20/21)

In the new film “Flag Day,” Sean Penn stars as real-life counterfeiter John Vogel. Penn also directed the film, which is based on journalist Jennifer Vogel’s memoir “Flim Flam Man: The True Story of My Father’s Counterfeit Life,” (Scribner, 2005). In the film, Penn’s real-life daughter Dylan Penn takes up the role of Jennifer. John Horn talked with Sean and Dylan Penn about what it was like portraying an on-screen father-daughter duo. The film in select theaters. It’s rated R.

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