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.

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.

Friday Film Review - Murder on the Orient Express

Nov 17, 2017
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This week's Friday Film review looks at the new film, "Murder on the Orient Express." Libby Wadman's verdict: while the train derails, the film stays nicely on track.

Friday Film Review - Only the Brave

Nov 3, 2017
Only The Brave

In this week's Friday Film Review, Mark Harrington has high marks for the timely release of a movie about wild fires and the people who fight them.

Friday Film Review - Battle of the Sexes

Oct 6, 2017
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Battle of the Sexes recounts the moment when sports and politics met at center court in the 1970s, as well as the off-court personal journeys of equality. Here's Mark Harrington with this week's Friday Film Review.

Friday Film Review - Home Again

Sep 15, 2017
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Reese Witherspoon stars as an almost forty-something woman who befriends three millennial filmmakers in the new film, "Home Again." Linda Jager is here for this week's Friday Film Review.