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FilmWeek (10/21/11): Paranormal Activity 3, The Three Musketeers, Johnny English Reborn, Le Havre and more

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KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Tim Cogshell of Box Office Magazine join Larry to review the new films this week, including Paranormal Activity 3, The Three Musketeers, Johnny English Reborn, Le Havre and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC

Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC and Box Office Magazine

Films Reviewed:

Paranormal Activity 3

A family is haunted by an evil presence.

Starring: Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden and Lauren Bittner
Written by: Christopher B. Landon, Oren Peli
Directed by: Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost
Paramount Pictures

The Three Musketeers (in 3-D)

The musketeers are joined by a brave, young warrior.

Starring: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson
Written by: Andrew Davies and Alex Litvak
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Summit Entertainment

Johnny English Reborn

A bumbling British agent stops a team of international assassins.

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West and Rosamund Pike
Written by: Hamish McColl and William Davies
Directed by: Oliver Parker
Universal Pictures

Martha Marcy May Marlene

A woman escapes a cult and reintegrates with her family.

Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Hugh Dancy and Sarah Paulson
Written and directed by: Sean Durkin
Fox Searchlight Pictures

Margin Call

A financial analyst in 2008 discovers incriminating company information.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons and Zachary Quinto
Written and directed by: J.C. Chandor
Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions

Le Havre

A shoeshiner looks after a young African refugee.

Starring: Andre Wilms, Kati Outinen and Blondin Miguel
Written and directed by: Aki Kaurismaki
Not rated
Janus Films

Oranges and Sunshine

A biopic of Margaret Humphreys, who uncovered a child deportation scheme.

Starring: Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham
Written by: Rona Munru
Directed by: Jim Loach
Cohen Media Group


A troubled high school loner fakes terminal illness.

Starring: Dan Byrd, Emily VanCamp, Richard Jenkins and Adam Goldberg
Written by: Talton Wingate
Directed by: Jonathan Segal
AMC Independent


A documentary of world-class boxing brothers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko.

Starring: Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko
Written and directed by: Sebastian Dehnhardt
Not rated
Corinth Films

Revenge of the Electric Car

Examines the renewed focus on developing electric cars.

Starring: Bob Lutz, Elon Musk and Carlos Ghosn
Written by: Chris Paine and P.G. Morgan
Directed by: Chris Paine
Area 23a

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone

A look at the L.A.-based black punk band.

Starring: Angelo Moore, Norwood Fisher and narrated by Laurence Fishburne
Written and Directed by: Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler
Not rated
Pale Griot Film

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