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FilmWeek (1/6/12): Beneath the Darkness, Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow, The Devil Inside, 8 Murders a Day and It’s About You

KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Henry Sheehan join Larry to review the week’s new film releases, including Beneath the Darkness, The Devil Inside, 8 Murders a Day, Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow and It’s About You. TGI-FilmWeek!


Claudia Puig, film critic for KPCC and USA Today

Henry Sheehan, film critic for KPCC and

Films Reviewed:

Beneath the Darkness

Teenagers try to take out a sadistic mortician.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Aimee Teegarden, Tony Oller and Devon Werkheiser
Written by: Bruce Wilkinson
Directed by: Martin Guigui
Image Entertainment

The Devil Inside

Twenty years later, a woman investigates her mother’s murder confession in Italy.

Starring: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman and Evan Helmuth
Written by: William Brent Bell and Matthew Peterman
Directed by: William Brent Bell
Paramount Pictures

8 Murders a Day

A look at the rivalry between two Mexican drug cartels.

Starring: Howard Campbell, Tony Payan and Diana Washington-Valdez
Written by: Charlie Minn
Directed by: Charlie Minn
Not rated
J&M Productions

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

An examination of German artist Anselm Kiefer’s work.

Starring: Anselm Kiefer and Klaus Dermetz
Directed by: Sophie Fiennes
Not Rated
Kino Lorber

In German with English subtitles.

It’s About You

Shot on Super 8, we see John Mellencamp on tour and recording a new album.

Starring: John Mellencamp
Directed by: Ian Markus and Kurt Markus
Not rated
MPI Media Group