YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 8/2/12

August 2, 2012 - 10:47 AM
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Review of The Queen of Versailes & Total Recall

3 1/2 STARS

The Dark Knight Rises - Batman's grand finale rises to the occasion

The Queen of Versailles - Jaw dropping documentary of the fall of a mega wealthy family

Ruby Sparks - Writer dreams up the girl of his dreams who turns into the girl of his nightmares

Brave - Pixar knows what they're doing and proves it again

Moonrise Kingdom - Director Wes Anderson's latest quirky project - a story about preteen love set in 1965 - a playful delight

3 STARS

 Killer Joe (NC-17) - Jaw dropping film noir but not the well deserved NC-17 rating

The Amazing Spider-Man - More intense reboot of the superhero series from the early 2000s

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Wild child fable in the Louisiana bayou

To Rome with Love - Woody Allen visits Italy and weaves together several funny love stories

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - great cast of senior actors as senior citizens who retire to India

2 1/2 STARS 

Savages (R) - Oliver Stone creates another energetic crime drama

Magic Mike (R) - Channing Tatum strips

Ted (R) - Adventures of Mark wahlberg and his foul mouthed teddy bear

2 STARS

Total Recall (R) - Remake of 90's sci-fi thriller feels the same

The Watch - Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn start a neighborhood watch and fight space aliens. Ghostbusters lite with crotch jokes

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