YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 8/30/12

August 29, 2012 - 01:40 PM
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Reviews of Lawless & Premium Rush

3 1/2 STARS

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

The Campaign - Sharp yet hilarious satire on American politics

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 

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

3 STARS

Hope Springs - Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones try to regain intimacy in their marriage

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

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

2 1/2 STARS

Lawless (R)

Hit and Run (R) - Energetic chase action comedy with Bradley Cooper, Kristen Bell and a bunch of others

2 STARS 

Premium Rush - Joseph Gordon Levitt as a bicycle messenger.  Chase movie with no surprises

The Bourne Legacy - Oh, another one

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

1 STAR

Celeste and Jess Forever (R) - Immature indie romance

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