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.

Friday Film Review: The Hero

Jul 7, 2017
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"The Hero" a modern-day drama about a lonesome cowboy in L.A., premiered at last winter's  Sundance Film Festival, and now has made its way to a theater near you.  Linda Jager takes a look for this week's Friday Film Review:

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The new film "Rough Night" takes a story you've seen before in Guy Movies - and gives the women a chance to run wild with it. Rick Brough says the results are not impressive. He has this week's Friday Film Reveiw.

Friday Film Review - Transformers: The Last Knight

Jun 23, 2017
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Mark Harrington had hopes -- for just a second -- that the latest Transformers addition, The Last Knight, would be more than an empty blockbuster full of big toys. Alas, it was not to be, as he explains in this week's Friday Film Review.

Friday Film Review - My Cousin Rachel

Jun 16, 2017

Libby Wadman went to see the new romantic melodrama, "My Cousin Rachel," and she can't decide if it's more like watching paint dry, or waiting for grass to grow. Here's Libby with the Friday Film Review.

Friday Film Review - The Big Sick

Jun 9, 2017

What happens when a one-night stand between a Pakistani stand-up comedian and a blonde grad student blossoms into romance? Watch The Big Sick and find out. Here's Barbara Bretz with our Friday Film Review.

The new movie Alien Covenant wants to be a blockbuster, but it's more like a B-movie. Rick Brough has this week's Friday Film Review.

Friday Film Review - Gifted

May 6, 2017

Take one child math prodigy and divide her between a nurturing uncle and perfectionist grandmother and you get the plot behind the new comedy/drama Gifted. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film Review.

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The new film, The Promise, doesn't have any Marvel comic superheroes. It's an historical war drama. Rick Brough took a look for this week's Friday Film Review.

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For this week's Friday Film Review, Mark Harrington praises a little film that's hard to classify. But there may be one word to describe it...

Friday Film Review - The Zookeeper's Wife

Apr 14, 2017
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KPCW Friday Film Reviewer Libby Wadman gives the nod to a Holocaust drama with an unusual name.