Friday Film Review

KPCW sends its most discerning moviegoers to the movies each week to let you know which films are worth going to, and which are a pass.

The Friday Film Review airs every Friday during Morning News at 7:45 AM, after the Noon News at 12:30PM and during The Local View.

KPCW Friday Film Reviewers are:

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Park City Film Series.

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The horror film "Hereditary" played last January at the Sundance Festival. Now in general release, it's showing that it can raise chills from an audience even in the summer. Rick Brough has this week's Friday Flm Review.

It’s always great to discover a classic at the Sundance Film Festival.  

It happened this year with a showing of “Hereditary." Afterward in the Q and A, the writer-director Ari Aster  appeared awkward and tongue-tied.

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS is a documentary about triplets separated at birth. It’s dramatic and delightful, until it becomes dark and disturbing... Barb Bretz has this week's Friday Film Review.

Leslie Thatcher and I interviewed director Tim Wardle on KPCW’s Sundance Reel. I’d screened the doc several days prior in a packed house of 500. We were unprepared for the depth of the story, which by the end, had us in tears…the sniffing...sobbing kind.

Friday Film Review - "Won't You Be My Neighbor"

Jun 8, 2018
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The documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor" played at this year's Sundance Festival.

Linda Jager says the movie is a nostalgia trip, and an intimate look at TV icon Fred Rogers-- and it also has some life lessons for today's social and political climate.

Friday Film Review - "Solo: A Star Wars Story"

Jun 1, 2018
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This week, The Friday Film Review is from Libby Wadman, who says that "Solo: A Star Wars Story" may not launch you out of this galaxy.

Friday Film Review - "Deadpool 2"

May 25, 2018

Mark Harrington has this week's Friday Film review. He says, sequals aren't always bad.

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Melissa McCarthy goes back to school in the new comedy "Life of the Party." Rick Brough has this week's Friday Film Review:

Friday Film Review - "RBG"

May 21, 2018
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"RBG" is a documentary about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it premiered at Sundance this past year. Linda Jager has this weeks Friday Film Review:

Friday Film Review - "Sweet Country"

May 4, 2018

"Sweet Country" is a small movie with a big message. It's Libby Wadman's subject for the Friday Film Review:

Friday Film Review - "Final Portrait"

Apr 27, 2018

Mark Harrington isn't very impressed with the new film "The Final Portrait". In face, Mark says it may actually be like watching paint dry. Mark Harrington has this week's film review:

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"Foxtrot" was the Israeli entry for Best Foreign Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Here's Barb Bretz with your Friday Film Review: