The Arch Campbell Show - March 29, 2014

March 28, 2014 - 09:52 AM
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ARCH'S MOVIE GUIDE 3/26/14

March 27, 2014 - 12:00 AM
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4 STARS

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson's delightful all-star murder mystery story within a story

Dallas Buyers Club - Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto in a compassionate true story of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s

American Hustle - Ironic story about justice and the Abscan scandal of the 1970s - award worthy work from a great cast including Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner.

12 Years a Slave - One of the nineteenth century's greatest true stories receives the movie it deserves. Look for Oscar nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie about danger in space. Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and state of the art special effects. Oscar contender

3 1/2 STARS

The Lego Movie - Great creative fun at the expense of following instructions

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

3 STARS

Noah

Bad Words (R) - Hilarious dark comedy starring Jason Bateman as an adult who gets around the rules to enter the national spelling bee

Muppets Most Wanted - Winning Muppet musical with guest stars Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey.  Kermit gets kidnapped and impersonated by a world criminal

Veronica Mars - The fans have spoken and this is the result. Kristen Bell's quite likeable

300: Rise of an Empire - Eva Green kicks ass as a Persian Naval commander warrior - in this graphic graphic novel

The Monuments Men - George Clooney and his all-star friends save European culture during WWII

2 1/2 STARS

Divergent - Generic young adult adventure feels like "Hunger Games" lite

Non-Stop - Liam Neeson saves a transatlantic flight

About Last Night - Hilarious, frankly sexy update of 80's romance - Kevin Hart & Regina Hall

2 STARS

Sabotage

Need for Speed - Interesting to see Aaron Paul after "Breaking Bad" - otherwise - standard issue racecar auto porn

3 Days to Kill - Kevin Costner juggles family and the CIA

 

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The Arch Campbell Show - March 22, 2014

March 21, 2014 - 08:06 AM
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The Arch Campbell Show - March 15, 2014

March 14, 2014 - 09:45 AM
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ARCH'S MOVIE GUIDE 3/13/14

March 13, 2014 - 12:00 AM
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4 STARS

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson's delightful all-star murder mystery story within a story

Dallas Buyers Club - Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto in a compassionate true story of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s

American Hustle - Ironic story about justice and the Abscan scandal of the 1970s - award worthy work from a great cast including Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner.

12 Years a Slave - One of the nineteenth century's greatest true stories receives the movie it deserves. Look for Oscar nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie about danger in space. Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and state of the art special effects. Oscar contender

3 1/2 STARS

The Lego Movie - Great creative fun at the expense of following instructions

The Wind Rises - Beautiful Japanese animated biography of engineer Jiro Horikoshi - designer of the Zero fighter plane used during WWII

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

3 STARS

Veronica Mars - The fans have spoken and this is the result.  Kristen Bell's quite likeable

300: Rise of an Empire - Eva Green kicks ass as a Persian Naval commander  warrior - in this graphic graphic novel

The Past - French story of love and life and illness and divorce revealed in layers.  A different side of "The Artist" starring Berenice Bejo

The Monuments Men - George Clooney and his all-star friends save European culture during WWII

Her - Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with his IOS. Sly sci-fi

2 1/2 STARS

About Last Night - Hilarious, frankly sexy update of 80's romance - Kevin Hart & Regina Hall

RoboCop - Better than expected remake of 80s sci-fi classic

2 STARS

Need for Speed - Interesting to see Aaron Paul after "Breaking Bad" - otherwise - standard issue racecar auto porn

3 Days to Kill - Kevin Costner juggles family and the CIA

August: Osage County - Meryl Streep heads a dysfunctional family - great acting, unlikable characters

The Wolf of Wall Street (R) - Epic about excess of crooked stockbroker runs an excessive three hours

1 STAR

Endless Love - Sappy teen age romance remake

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The Arch Campbell Show - March 8, 2014

March 8, 2014 - 09:52 AM
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The Arch Campbell Show - Feb. 22, 2014

February 22, 2014 - 09:00 AM
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The Arch Cambell Show - Feb. 7, 2014

February 7, 2014 - 01:48 PM
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The Arch Campbell Show - January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 - 11:33 AM
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Arch Campbell Show - January 24, 2014

January 27, 2014 - 02:55 PM
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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 1/17/14

January 20, 2014 - 11:24 AM
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4 STARS

American Hustle

12 Years a Slave - One of the nineteenth century's greatest true stories receives the movie it deserves. Look for Oscar nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor

Saving Mr. Banks - Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks recreate the tension behind "Mary Poppins"

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie about danger in space. Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and state of the art special effects. Oscar contender

3 1/2 STARS

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Satisfying sequel to the Hunger Games with a great twist of an ending

Enough Said - Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini's mid-life romance sours when Julia meets James' ex

3 STARS

Lone Survivor

Mandela

Her

Anchorman 2

Captain Phillips - Tom Hanks as a true life hijacked cargo ship captain

All is Lost - Robert Redford tries to survive in a leaky sailboat in the middle of the ocean. Its all in his eyes

2 1/2 STARS

Jack Ryan

Ride Along

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Best Man Holiday - Characters from the 1999 comedy deal with middle age

2 STARS

August: Osage County

The Wolf of Wall Street

1 STAR

Grudge Match

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The Arch Campbell Show - Jan. 10, 2013

January 9, 2014 - 11:19 AM
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On this week's edition of the Arch Campbell Show, Arch is joined by:

-Ginna Claire Mason from Flashdance, which is playing at the Kennedy Center through Jan. 19

-Maria Rizzo, the star of the Signature Theatre's production of Gypsy

-ABC7's John Gonzalez

 

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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 27, 2013

December 27, 2013 - 11:51 AM
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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 20 2013

December 20, 2013 - 01:47 PM
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This week's edition of the Arch Campbell Show includes:

-WTOP's "Man About Town" Bob Madigan
-Lindsay Nicole Chambers from Elf the Musical
-Bruce Dow from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
-Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez from Pajama Men

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Free Stuff 12/19/13

December 19, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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***Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS WHEN ENTERING THE FREE STUFF CONTEST.***

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see "Porgy and Bess" now at the National Theatre.  Tickets are for Christmas night - Wednesday, December 25th at 7:30pm.  SEND YOUR NAME ONLY to arch@news8 by 7am Friday, December 20th.

Gru, his adorable girls, and the mischievous Minions are back in DESPICABLE ME 2 and you can get a copy of the bluray/dvd.  Enter to win a copy by sending YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am  Friday, December 20th.

And we have bluray/dvd copies of "Fast and Furious 6" the Paul Walker's final film in the series.  Enter to win a copy by sending YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am Friday, December 20th.

**PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

 

 

 

 

 

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Free Stuff 12/12/13

December 12, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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***Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS WHEN ENTERING THE FREE STUFF CONTEST.***

Get passes to see "Walking With Dinosaurs 3D" starring John Leguizamo and Justin Long. Screening is Saturday, December 14th at 10am at AMC Georgetown. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8NHJ9

You can see "Grudge Match" starring Robert DeNiro, Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Hart.  Screening is Monday, December 16th at Regal Gallery Place at 7pm.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8JRP5

Interested in seeing "Inside Llewyn Davis" starring Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan?  Screening is Wednesday, December 18th at 7pm. Log onto http://l.gofobo.us/9yM07Fwt for passes.

Passes available for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" starring and directed by Ben Stiller.  Screening is Thursday, December 19th at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS84F1U

Check out "The Wolf of Wall Street" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  Screening is Thursday, December 19th at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8EQPK

*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 13, 2013

December 12, 2013 - 01:53 PM
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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 12/12/13

December 12, 2013 - 07:00 AM
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4 STARS

Saving Mr. Banks - Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks recreate the tension behind "Mary Poppins"

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie about danger in space. Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and state of the art special effects. Oscar contender

12 Years a Slave - One of the nineteenth century's greatest true stories receives the movie it deserves. Look for Oscar nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor

3 1/2 STARS

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Satisfying sequel to the Hunger Games with a great twist of an ending

The Book Thief - Nazi Germany drama with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

Enough Said - Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini's mid-life romance sours when Julia meets James' ex

3 STARS

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Fans will love the 3D dragon

Oldboy - Spike Lee remakes a Korean classic with violent style

Dallas Buyers Club - Fact based drama of the early days of the AIDS epidemic with Matthew McConaughey in yet another outstanding performance

Delivery Man - Winning Vince Vaughn comedy about sperm bank donor who fathers 500 plus kids

Ender's Game - Asa Butterfield plays a kid recruited by Harrison Ford to defeat Earth's alien enemy

Captain Phillips - Tom Hanks as a true life hijacked cargo ship captain

All is Lost - Robert Redford tries to survive in a leaky sailboat in the middle of the ocean. Its all in his eyes

2 1/2 STARS

Black Nativity - Family drama gets resolved at Christmas - with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson

The Best Man Holiday - Characters from the 1999 comedy deal with middle age

Thor: The Dark World - More fun for fans of "The Avengers" and there are a lot of them

2 STARS

Out of the Furnace (R) - Blue collar angst with Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson and Casey Affleck - nothing new here

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Jackass guy Johnny Knoxville as an old guy traveling with his grandson

1 STAR

Last Vegas - Low grade geezer comedy with Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Klein and Robert DeNiro.  Great actors - stupid script

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Free Stuff 12/5/13

December 5, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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*Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS WHEN ENTERING THE FREE STUFF CONTEST.***

Get passes to see "Disney's Saving Mr. Banks" starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.  Screening is Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, MD.  For passes go to http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/987831

Interested in seeing "The Punk Singer" Wednesday, December 11th at 7:30pm at Landmark E Street Cinema?  ENTER BY SENDING YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS TO arch@news8.net by 7am, December 6th.

Passes available for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" starring Idris Elba. Screening is Thursday, December 12 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket:  NEWS8664C

And we have tickets available for "Flashdance: The Musical" coming to the Kennedy Center.  Tickets are for Friday, December 27th at 7:30pm.  Enter to win by answering the trivia question which is:  Arch went one on one with Will Ferrell, star of "Anchorman 2" at the Newseum.  What did Ferrell say was the biggest part of the Ron Burgundy character?  SEND YOUR NAME AND ANSWER TO arch@news8.net by 7am, December 6th.  Good Luck

*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

 

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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 6, 2013

December 5, 2013 - 02:33 PM
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Milk might have been a bad choice for Ron Burgundy, but sitting down with Arch is never a bad decision.

Will Ferrell, the star of Anchorman 2, joined Arch Campbell this week for an exclusive interview from the Newseum in Washington.

Matthew Schleigh, one of the actors from Lyle The Crocodile at Imagination Stage in Bethesda, also joined the show.

 

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