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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Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager gives us a peek into the dark and hopeful space in the Academy Award-nominated film Room.

Nominated for four Oscars, the dramatic film, Room, follows a young mother and her son through their captive existence and their desperate search for freedom and peace. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film Review.

Is it possible to get a laugh out of watching the events of the 2008 global financial crisis? If you see director Adam McKay's The Big Short -  it is. Here's Barbara Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review.

    

Spoiler Alert! Our Friday Film Review takes a look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rock Brough promises he won't give away any secrets - just hints. But you might want to turn down the radio for the next four minutes if you want to be safe. The bottom line though, is  that the magic, thrills and heart of Star Wars are back.

    

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Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager takes a look at the newsroom drama about abuse in the Catholic Church in Boston. She invites you to investigate the movie Spotlight with her.

James Bond may be a blunt instrument, but Libby Wadman who has this week's Friday Film Review says  Spectre - the latest film in the Bond -franchise is as sharp as it can be.

The new film “Our Brand is Crisis” stars Sandra Bullock, but her brand isn’t enough to save the movie.    Rick Brough has this week's  Friday Film Review.

Unconventional storytelling of a true life story results in a first rate film - He Named Me Malala. Mark Harrington has this week's Friday Film Review.

In the new film, Sleeping with Other People, two young New Yorkers struggle to find true love, while also keeping their own friendship platonic. Sound like something you've seen before? Linda Jager explains in this week's Friday Film Review.

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Join KPCW's pop culture savant Rick Brough, as well as Friday Film Reviewers Barb Bretz, Mark Harrington and Linda Jager as they tackle the list of movies to catch on DVD, which Sundance films made it to the linelight and, of course, anticipation of the next Star Wars mvoie.

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