KPCC film critics Wade Major and Henry Sheehan join Larry to review the week’s new film releases, including 21 Jump Street; Casa de Mi Padre; Jeff, Who Lives at Home and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and boxoffice.com
Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and henrysheehan.com
Trailer for 21 Jump Street:
Trailer for Casa de Mi Padre:
Trailer for Jeff, Who Lives at Home:
21 Jump Street
Two young police officers go undercover at a high school.
Starring:: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson and Dave Franco
Written by:: Michael Bacall
Directed by:: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Casa de Mi Padre
A Mexican family becomes embroiled in a feud with a drug dealer.
Starring:: Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Genesis Rodriguez
Written by:: Andrew Steele
Directed by:: Matt Piedmont
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
A stay-at-home man-child goes on an adventure with his brother.
Starring:: Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon and Judy Greer
Written and directed by:: Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass
A husband enlists a vigilante group to exact revenge on his wife’s attacker.
Starring:: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Jennifer Carpenter and Guy Pearce
Written by:: Robert Tannen
Directed by:: Roger Donaldson
Anchor Bay Films
The Snowtown Murders
One of the sons of a poor, single mother falls into a sadistic vigilante group.
Starring:: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall and Louise Harris
Written by:: Shaun Grant
Directed by:: Justin Kurzel
The Kid With a Bike
After being abandoned by his father, a young boy searches for his missing bike.
Starring:: Cecile de France, Thomas Doret and Jeremie Renier
Written and directed by:: Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne
Father and son professors are torn apart personally and professionally.
Starring: Shlomo Bar Aba, Lior Ashkenazi and Alisa Rosen
Written and directed by: Joseph Cedar
Sony Pictures Classics
In Hebrew with English subtitles.