KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Henry Sheehan join Larry to review the week’s new film releases, including Shame, Coriolanus, The Lady and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC and Box Office Magazine
Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and henrysheehan.com
A sex addict’s life is compromised when his sister unexpectedly moves in.
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale and Nicole Beharie
Written by: Steve McQueen and Abi Morgan
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Fox Searchlight Pictures
An ostracized Roman general partners with an enemy to gain revenge.
Starring: Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes, Brian Cox and Vanessa Redgrave
Written by: John Logan
Directed by: Ralph Fiennes
The life of Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
Starring: Michelle Yeoh (YOW), David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett and Jonathan Woodhouse
Written by: Rebecca Frayn
Directed by: Luc Besson
Cohen Media Group
The Yellow Sea
A cab driver is hired as an assassin to pay off his debt.
Starring: Ha Jung-woo, Cho Seong-ha and Kim Yun-seok
Written and directed by: Na Hong-jin
Fox International Productions
People grapple with chaos and conflict during the Rwandan genocide.
Starring: Cleophas Kabasita, Hadidja Zaninka and Marc Gwamaka
Written and directed by: Alrick Brown
Yakuza clans fight for dominance in Japan’s underworld.
Starring: Ryo Kase, Jun Kunimura and Tomokazu Miura
Written and directed by: Takeshi Kitano
A look at Chogyam Trungpa, who helped bring Tibetan Buddhism to the West.
Starring: Ram Dass, Allen Ginsberg, Joni Mitchell
Directed by: Johanna Demetrakas