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FilmWeek (6/15/12): Rock of Ages, That's My Boy, Your Sister's Sister and more

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Henry Sheehan to discuss this week’s new films, including Rock of Ages, That’s My Boy, Your Sister’s Sister and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

Trailer for "Rock of Ages":

Trailer for "That’s My Boy":

Trailer for "Your Sister’s Sister":

Guests:

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and boxoffice.com

Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and dearhenrysheehan.com

Films Reviewed:

Rock of Ages

A small-town girl meets a city boy on the Sunset Strip.

Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta and Tom Cruise
Written by: Justin Theroux, Chris D’Arienzo and Allan Loeb
Directed by: Adam Shankman
PG-13
New Line Cinema


That’s My Boy

A father shows up unannounced in his son’s life to reconnect.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester and James Caan
Written by: David Caspe
Directed by: Sean Anders
R
Columbia Pictures


Your Sister's Sister

A man forms an unlikely connection after the death of his brother.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt and Mark Duplass
Written and directed by: Lynn Shelton
R
IFC Films


Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League's New York

The rise and fall of a group of photographers that existed from 1936 to 1951.

Starring: Campbell Scott
Written by: Daniel Allentuck
Directed by: Nina Rosenblum
Not rated
Daedalus Productions, Inc.


Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap

An exploration of the art and craft of hip-hop.

Starring: Afrika Bambaataa, Mos Def, Kanye West and Run-DMC
Directed by: Ice-T
R
Indomina Releasing


Music From the Big House

A blues singer puts on a concert for inmates at Louisiana State Penitentiary.

Starring: Rita Chiarelli
Directed by: Bruce McDonald
Not rated
Matson Films


Chely Wright: Wish Me Away

The story of the country music singer-songwriter who came out as gay in 2010.

Starring: Chely Wright
Directed by: Bobbie Birleffi and Beverly Kopf
Not rated
First Run Features


Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

A documentary of the artist preparing for a retrospective of her work.

Starring: Marina Abramovic
Directed by: Matthew Akers
Not rated
Music Box Films


Gerhard Richter Painting

A chronicle of Richter’s creative process.

Directed by: Corinna Belz
Not rated
Kino Lorber

In German and English, with English subtitles.


Welcome to Pine Hill

A story of friendship, race and self-discovery.

Written and directed by: Keith Miller
Not rated
Esopus Creek Pictures


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