Heist comedy ‘Kajillionaire’ may be director Miranda July’s best film, says critic

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Director Miranda July on the set of “Kajillionaire.” Photo by Matt Kennedy/Focus Features

Critics review “Ava,” starring Jessica Chastian as an international assassin who must fight for her survival when a job goes wrong; “Ottolenghi and the Cakes Of Versailles,”an indie documentary about Yotam Ottolenghi and other famous pastry chefs who put on a Versailles-themed food gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art; “Push,” a documentary about the worldwide affordable housing shortage in large cities; “Kajillionaire,” about a family of criminals who brings in a stranger for their big heist.

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Guests:
Alonso Duralde - film critic for The Wrap and author of “Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas” - @ADuralde, Dave White - film critic for The Wrap and co-host of the podcast Linoleum Knife - @dlelandwhite

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Angie Perrin