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FilmWeek’s Christmas 2016 edition: 'Sing,' 'Passengers,' 'Why Him?' and more

Stars from the animated movie
Stars from the animated movie "Sing."

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It's a big week for new movies. Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Wade Major and Charles Solomon will review the big releases and notable indies including: an animated musical opening in wide release, "Sing;" Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in "Passengers," a sci-fi action flick; "Why him?" a goofy family comedy with James Franco and Bryan Cranston; plus "Hidden Figures," "Julieta," "A Monster Calls" and more.


Wade's Hits

Claudia's Hits

Charles' Hits

Mixed Reviews

This Week's Misses


Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and host for IGN’s

Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; she tweets @ClaudiaPuig

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC and Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine