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FilmWeek (6/1/12): Snow White and the Huntsman, Battlefield America, Piranha 3DD and more

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Wade Major and Charles Solomon to discuss this week’s new films, including Snow White and the Huntsman, Battlefield America, Piranha 3DD, A Cat in Paris and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

"Snow White and the Huntsman" trailer:

"Battlefield America" trailer:

"Piranha 3DD" trailer:

"A Cat in Paris" trailer:


Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC and Box Office Magazine

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and

Charles Solomon, animation critic and historian for KPCC and author for

Films Reviewed:

Snow White and the Huntsman

A re-imagining of the Snow White fairy tale.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Sam Claflin
Written by: Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini
Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Universal Pictures

Battlefield America

A businessman must teach kids to dance for community service.

Starring: Marques Houston, Mekia Cox and Lynn Whitfield
Written by: Houston and Christopher Stokes
Directed by: Stokes
Brian & Barrett Pictures and Cinedigm Entertainment

Crooked Arrows

A reluctant coach is paired with an underdog Native American lacrosse team.

Starring: Brandon Routh and Gil Birmingham
Written by: Brad Riddell and Todd Baird
Directed by: Steve Rash
Freestyle Releasing

Piranha 3DD
(In 3-D)

Flesh-eating fish terrorize a summer water park.

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Paul Scheer, Danielle Panabaker and David Hasselhoff
Written by: Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan and Joel Soisson
Directed by: John Gulager
The Weinstein Co.

A Cat in Paris

A young Parisian girl follows her cat out into the night.

Starring: Marcia Gay Harden, Anjelica Huston, Matthew Modine and Lauren Weintraub
Written by: Alain Gagnol
Directed by: Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
Not rated

For Greater Glory

A retired general goes back to war in 1920s Mexico.

Starring: Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole and Oscar Isaac
Written by: Michael Love
Directed by: Dean Wright
Arc Entertainment

Oslo, August 31st

A recovering drug addict about to complete rehab goes on a trip for a job interview.

Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie, Malin Crepin and Aksel M. Thanke
Written by: Eskil Vogt and Joachim Trier
Directed by: Trier
Not rated
Strand Releasing

Goodbye Promise

An aspiring actor gives up and moves back home.

Starring: Gregor Collins, Sarah Prikryl and Todd Cattell
Written by: Collins and David Branin
Directed by: Branin

Children of Paradise

A woman in 19th-century Paris is pursued by four men.

Starring: Arletty, Pierre Brasseur and Jean-Louis Barrault
Written by: Jacques Prevert
Directed by: Marcel Carne
Not rated
Janus Films

In French with English subtitles.

Like Water

Mixed martial artist Anderson Silva’s fight prep against Chael Sonnen.

Directed by: Pablo Croce
Not rated

Pink Ribbons

A look at the pink ribbon campaign supporting breast cancer research and awareness.

Directed by: Lea Pool
Not rated
First Run Features

High School

A school wide drug test threatens the status of the hopeful valedictorian.

Starring: Matt Bush, Sean Marquette, Adrien Brody and Michael Chiklis
Written by: Eric Linthorst, John Stalberg Jr. and Stephen Susco
Directed by: Stalberg
Anchor Bay Films