Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases including George Clooney and Julia Roberts starring in “Money Monster” directed by Jodie Foster, plus a surreal romance with Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, and more
“The Brothers Grimsby” is funny. Get over it. I say this because I was certain it’d be yet another middling spoof of Bond films along the lines of Rowan Atkinson’s “Johnny English” movies, or worse, the ill-conceived and poorly executed Melissa McCarthy espionage comedy “Spy.” “The Brothers Grimsby” isn’t any of those; as noted, it’s funny.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including the blockbuster sequel, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Carey Mulligan in the period drama “Far from the Madding Crowd,” the Albert Maysles documentary “Iris,” and more.