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FilmWeek: ‘Candyman,’ ‘My Childhood, My Country,’ ‘He’s All That,’ And More

Published August 27, 2021 at 9:11 AM PDT
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Teyonah Parris in the film "Candyman (2021)"

FilmWeek: ‘Candyman,’ ‘My Childhood, My Country,’ ‘He’s All That,’ And More

FilmWeek Reviews

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.

AirTalk On FilmWeek: What Makes A Good Musician Biopic And Why Is It So Challenging?

FilmWeek Musical BioPic Conversation

The new musician biopic “Respect” took on a daunting task: portraying the life of singing legend Aretha Franklin. Many critics say the film tapped into every cliche in the genre’s book, emphasizing the challenges in doing it well. Today, we reprise an AirTalk conversation with critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell.

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