KPCC film critics Lael Lowenstein and Claudia Puig join Larry to review the week’s new film releases including The Help, 30 Minutes or Less, Final Destination 5, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Lael Loewenstein, film critic for KPCC and Variety
Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and USA Today
Writing brings three different women together in 1960s Mississippi.
Starring: Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone
Written and Directed by: Tate Taylor
Walt Disney Pictures
30 Minutes or Less
A pizza guy robs a bank after being kidnapped by aspiring criminals.
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari and Nick Swardson
Written by: Michael Diliberti
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (In 3-D)
A documentary of TV show Glee’s recent concert tour.
Starring: Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer and Darren Criss
Directed by: Kevin Tancharoen
Twentieth Century Fox
Gun Hill Road
Upon returning home from prison, a man resumes life with his wife and son.
Starring: Esai Morales, Judy Reyes and Harmony Santana
Written and Directed by: Rashaad Ernesto Green
Motion Film Group
A rich businessman is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Starring: Andre Marcon, Yvan Attal and Anne Consigny (ANN ko-sin-YEE)
Written and directed by: Lucas Belvaux
Mysteries of Lisbon
An orphaned child travels to learn the truth of his parents.
Starring: Adriano Luz, Maria Joao Bastos and Ricardo Pereira)
Written by: Carlos Saboga
Directed by: Raul Ruiz
Music Box Films
A documentary of Brazilian race car driver Ayrton Senna.
Written by: Manish Pandey
Directed by: Asif Kapadia
A documentary of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters’ 1964 road trip.
Starring: Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, Jack Kerouac and Jerry Garcia
Directed by: Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood