KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Henry Sheehan join Larry to review this week’s films including Fright Night, Conan the Barbarian, One Day, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC
Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and henrysheehan.com
A high school senior sets out to kill the new kid after learning he is a vampire.
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Colin Farrell and Toni Collette
Written by: Marti Noxon
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Walt Disney Pictures
Conan the Barbarian (In 3-D)
A warrior gets caught in an epic battle.
Starring: Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang and Rose McGowan
Written by: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer and Sean Hood
Directed by: Marcus Nispel
A man and woman’s 20 year relationship is intercut with their first meeting.
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson and Ken Stott
Written by: David Nicholls
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Griff the Invisible
A moonlighting superhero falls in love with an eccentric woman.
Starring: Ryan Kwanten and Maeve Dermody
Written and Directed by: Leon Ford
A village and its mayor are caught in the milieu of the Philippine-American War.
Starring: Joel Torre, Chris Cooper, Garret Dillahunt and Yul Vasquez
Written and Directed by: John Sayles
A suicidal young girl becomes friends with a grumpy concierge.
Starring: Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic and Togo Igawa
Written and Directed by: Mona Achache
An imagined take on Mozart’s sister, Nannerl.
Starring: Marie Feret, Marc Barbe and Delphine Chuillot
Written and Directed by: Rene Feret
Music Box Films
3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy (In 3-D)
A monk seeks sexual training to please his new wife.
Starring: Hiro Hayama, Leni Lan and Vonnie Lui
Written by: Stephen Shiu, Stephen Shiu Jr. and Mark Wu
Directed by: Christopher Sun
Not rated (no one under 18 admitted)
A documentary of a small town near a weapons-testing site.
Written by: Taylor Segrest
Directed by: Nick Brandestini
Battle for Brooklyn
Prospect Heights residents battle a neighborhood development project.
Starring: Daniel Goldstein
Directed by: Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley
DVD and Blu-Ray
The Battle of Algiers
Starring: Braham Hadjadj, Jean Martin and Yacef Saadi
Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo