KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon join Larry to review the week’s new film releases, including Beauty and the Beast 3D, Joyful Noise, Contraband, Sing Your Song and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC and the L.A. Times Community Papers
Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and boxoffice.com
Charles Solomon, animation critic for KPCC, author and historian for amazon.com
Beauty and the Beast 3D
The classic Disney animated movies is retold in 3D.
Starring: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White and Jerry Orbach
Written by: Linda Woolverton
Directed by: Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise
Walt Disney Pictures
The leaders of two Georgia choirs butt heads during a singing competition.
Starring: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer and Courtney B. Vance
Written and directed by: Todd Graff
Warner Bros. Pictures
A former criminal must return underground to protect his family.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi
Written by: Aaron Guzikowski
Directed by: Baltasar Kormakur
Tragedy strikes a young father and his 3-year-old son.
Starring: Jeremy Piven, Thomas Dekker, Elizabeth McGovern and Mira Sorvino
Written by: Catherine Trieschmann
Directed by: Gaby Dellal
Building tenants survive a nuclear attack by hiding in the basement.
Starring: With Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia and Courtney B. Vance
Written by: Karl Mueller and Eron Sheean
Directed by: Xavier Gens
Anchor Bay Entertainment
The story of Victor DeNoble, an early tobacco company whistleblower.
Starring: Danny Abel, Phil Barnett and Herbert Barry III
Written by: Charles Evans Jr. and Don Whittemore
Directed by: Charles Evans Jr.
In Heaven, Underground
A look at a 130-year-old Jewish cemetery in Berlin.
Written and directed by: Britta Wauer
Seventh Art Releasing
Sing Your Song
A biography of Harry Belafonte’s life and work.
Starring: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier and Marge Champion
Written and directed by: Susanne Rostock