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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A new film is loosely based on the first several days and events surrounding the death of one of history's most-feared dictators. But Linda Jager says "The Death of Stalin" is actually a funny political satire. She has this week's Friday Film Review

The new version of "Tomb Raider" is more than just a pretty face doing pull-ups. That's the word from Mark Harrington who has this week's Friday Film Review.

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A new movie, "Gringo," is a black comedy about ruthless people. Rick Brough has this week's Friday Film Review.

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Black Panther, the superhero blockbuster about the Marvel Comics character of the same name, continues to create box office magic.  Here's Barb Bretz with your Friday Film Review:

On the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics, a look back at U.S. figure skating’s  biggest scandal has hit theaters in the new film I, Tonya. Linda Jager shares her thoughts of the film in today’s Friday Film Review.

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The Greatest Showman is a musical drama about the life and achievements of legendary P.T. Barnum -- and a feast for the senses. Here's Barb Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review. 

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Packed with symbolism and social issues, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is creating Oscar buzz in several categories, including Best Film of the Year. Here's Barb Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review.

Film Roundtable - December 8, 2017

Dec 9, 2017
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Join KPCW's Rick Brough and his panelists Jill Orschel, Libby Wadman and Mark Harrington in a lively discussion of what to expect and watch out for at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, fall and winter favorites, Christmas movie memories, uber-relevant themes showing up in current movies, and, of course, Lady Bird.

Friday Film Review - Lady Bird

Dec 8, 2017
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Lady Bird, the new film directed by Greta Gerwig, has been gathering rave reviews and multiple nominations as the movie awards season heats up. Linda Jager with the Friday Film Review tells us if the film lives up to the early buzz.


Friday Film Review - Wonderstruck

Dec 1, 2017
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How do two 12-year-olds, living 50 years apart, find each other and discover a treasured connection? Linda Jager with the Friday Film Review has the answer in her report of the new film Wonderstruck.