KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major join Larry to review this week's films including The Debt, Seven Days in Utopia, Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC
Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and BoxOffice.com
Retired Mossad agents have to finish a decades-old mission.
Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain and Marton Csokas
Written by: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan
Directed by: John Madden
5 Days of War
Three people are caught in the crossfire of the 2008 Georgia-Russia Crisis.
Starring: Rupert Friend, Richard Coyle, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Val Kilmer
Written by: Mikko Alanne
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Anchor Bay Films
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
A group of friends have an orgy.
Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Tyler Labine, Leslie Bibb, Will Forte and Lucy Punch
Written and directed by: Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory
Samuel Goldwyn Films
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
The Chinese Empress hires a detective to solve a series of murders.
Starring: Andy Lau, Bingbing Li, Carina Lau and Tony Leung Ka-fai
Written by: Chen Kuofu
Directed by: Tsui Hark
A brutal warlord loses everything and becomes a Shaolin monk.
Starring: Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse and Bingbing Fan
Written by: Alan Yuen, Chi Kwong Cheung, Quiyu Wang, Kam-Cheung Chan and Zhang Tan
Directed by: Benny Chan
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
A biopic of singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg.
Starring: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon and Laetitia Casta
Written and directed by: Joann Sfar
Music Box Films
Love Crime (Crime D’Amour)
A close business relationship becomes dangerous.
Starring: Ludivine Sagnier, Kristin Scott Thomas and Patrick Mille
Written by: Alain Corneau and Nathalie Carter
Directed by: Alain Corneau
A securities analyst investigates the Bernie Madoff scandal.
Starring: Harry Markopolos
Directed by: Jeff Prosserman
Cohen Media Group
Three individuals try to quell violence in Chicago.
Starring: Eddie Bocanegra, Ameena Matthews and Ricardo “Cobe” Williams.
Directed by: Steve James.
The Cinema Guild
Seven Days in Utopia
A young golfer gets stranded in a small town in Texas.
Starring: Lucas Black, Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Jerry Ferrara and Joseph Lyle Taylor
Written by: Russell Cook and Rob Levine
Directed by: Matthew Dean Russell
A biopic of British drug smuggler Howard Marks.
Starring: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny and David Thewlis
Written and directed by: Bernard Rose
MPI Media Group
Semper Fi: Always Faithful (DocuWeek)
A marine investigates his daughter’s death.
Directed by: Rachel Libert and Tony Hardmon
Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray and Vince Edwards
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac and Lionel Stander
Directed by: Roman Polanski