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FilmWeek: ‘New Worlds: The Cradle Of Civilization,’ ‘The Ice Age Adventures Of Buck Wild,’ ‘The Fallout’ And More

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FilmWeek: ‘New Worlds: The Cradle Of Civilization,’ ‘The Ice Age Adventures Of Buck Wild,’ ‘The Fallout’ And More

FW Reviews 1.28.22

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

Sundance Wrap Up With John Horn 

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The 38th annual Sundance Film Festival is wrapping up this weekend. It was all online for the second year in a row, due to COVID-19, but in keeping with a much longer-running tradition, the festival once again highlighted independent films that spoke truth to power. Several documentaries this year focused, in part, on problems within the entertainment industry itself. KPCC’s John Horn talked with several directors, including Nina Menkes about her documentary “Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power.”

Why Guillermo Del Toro Wanted To Release Two Versions Of ‘Nightmare Alley’ 

FW Guillermo Del Toro Nightmare Alley Black and White 1.28.22

Guillermo Del Toro’s latest drama “Nightmare Alley” stars Bradley Cooper as an ambitious carney who has a knack for swindling. The film was originally released in color, but you can now see it on the big screen in black and white. KPCC’s John Horn talked to Del Toro, who also co-wrote the film, about how the black and white release is meant to affect the audience. You can see “Nightmare Alley: Vision In Darkness And Light” in theaters now. It’s rated R.

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