Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major to discuss this week’s new films, including The Words, Lawless, The Eye of the Storm, Hello I Must Be Going and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Andy Klein, film critic for KPCC and the L.A. Times Community Papers chain
Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and boxoffice.com
Trailer for The Words
A struggling writer discovers another man's long lost manuscript and claims it as his own.
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid and Zoe Saldana
Written and directed by: Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal
Three bootlegger brothers try to make something of their moonshine operation.
Starring: Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Shia LeBeouf and Gary Oldman
Written by: Nick Cave
Directed by: John Hillcoat
The Weinstein Co.
The Eye of the Storm
A domineering socialite on her deathbed is visited by her estranged son and daughter.
Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis and Charlotte Rampling
Written by: Judy Morris
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Sycamore Entertainment Group
Hello I Must Be Going
A divorced woman moves back home with her parents.
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, Christopher Abbott and John Rubinstein
Written by: Sarah Koskoff
Directed by: Todd Louiso
Sleepwalk With Me
A stand-up comic deals with his career, relationship and spurts of sleepwalking.
Starring: Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose and Kevin Barnett
Written by: Mike Birbiglia, Ira Glass, Joe Birbiglila and Seth Barrish
Directed by: Seth Barrish and Mike Birbiglia
Four inept British teens go on holiday to Greece.
Starring: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas
Written by: Iain Morris and Damon Beesley
Directed by: Ben Palmer
Wrekin Hill Entertainment
Keep the Lights On
A closeted lawyer and documentary filmmaker share a decade-long relationship.
Starring: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth and Julianne Nicholson
Written by: Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias
Directed by: Ira Sachs
Music Box Films
Chicken With Plums
A renowned musician grows distraught when his favorite violin is broken.
Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Edouard Baer and Maria de Medeiros
Written and directed by: Marjane Satrapi
Sony Pictures Classics
In French with English subtitles.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
A pregnant concubine and her protector seek shelter in imperial china.
Starring: Jet Li, Zhou Xun and Chen Kun
Written and directed by: Tsui Hark
In Mandarin with English subtitles.
A dialogue-free documentary about the wonders of the modern world
Directed by: Ron Fricke