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FilmWeek (5/25/12): Men in Black 3, Chernobyl Diaries, Moonrise Kingdom and more

by FilmWeek

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Henry Sheehan to discuss this week’s new films, including Men in Black 3, Chernobyl Diaries, Moonrise Kingdom and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

"Men In Black III" trailer:

"Chernobyl Diaries" trailer:

"Moonrise Kingdom" trailer:


Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC, Glendale News-Press and the L.A. Times Community Papers chain

Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and

Films Reviewed:

Men in Black 3

Agent J must travel back in time to save Agent K’s life and the planet.

Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin and Jemaine Clement
Written by: Etan Cohen
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Columbia Pictures

Chernobyl Diaries

Six tourists visit a ghost town abandoned after Chernobyl.

Starring: Devin Kelley, Jonathan Sadowski and Ingrid Bolso Berdal
Written by: Oren Peli, Carey Van Dyke and Shane Van Dyke
Directed by: Brad Parker
Warner Bros. Pictures

Moonrise Kingdom

A young boy and girl run away together.

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Edward Norton
Written by: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
Directed by: Anderson
Focus Features

The Intouchables

A rich quadriplegic strikes up a friendship with his poor caretaker.

Starring: Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy
Written and directed by: Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano
Not rated
Weinstein Co.

In French with English subtitles.


An uneasy marriage is threatened by a sudden illness.

Starring: Nadezhda Markina, Andrey Smirnov and Elena Lyadova
Written by: Oleg Negin and Andrey Zvyagintsev
Directed by: Zvyagintsev
Not rated
Zeitgeist Films

In Russian with English subtitles.

Memorial Day

A WWII vet recounts his war stories to his grandson.

Starring: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell and John Cromwell
Written by: Marc Conklin
Directed by: Sam Fischer
Image Entertainment

Mighty Fine

A family relocates from Brooklyn to New Orleans in the 1970s.

Starring: Chazz Palminteri, Andie MacDowell, Jodelle Ferland and Rainey Qualley
Written and directed by: Debbie Goodstein
Adopt Films


The Cats / I Bastardi (The Bastard)

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Guiliano Gemma and Klaus Kinski
Directed by: Duccio Tessari

Certified Copy

Starring: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell
Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami

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