YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 9/27/12

September 27, 2012 - 07:18 AM
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4 STARS

End of Watch (R) - Stunning police drama.  Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena as LA patrolmen who run afoul of Mexican drug cartel

3 1/2 STARS 

Loopers - A sci-fi hit man goes back in time to put a hit on himself

Sleepwalk With Me - Comic Mike Birbiglia can't commit and can't sleep either as he explains in this personal and personable comedy

The Master (R) - Epic story of religious leader Philip Seymore Hoffman and lost soul Joaquin Phoenix

The Campaign - Sharp yet hilarious satire on American politics 

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


3 STARS 

The Perks of Being a Wallflower- Sweet story of high school kids coming of age in the 1990s

Arbitrage (R) - Richard Gere plays a Wall Street icon covering up his losses and more

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

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

PItch Perfect - Anna Kendrick joins the choir in college satire of Glee

Trouble With the Curve - Clint Eastwood as crusty baseball scout -- Amy Adams as spunky  daughter -- Justin Timberlake for eye candy

The Words - Bradley Cooper claims credit for someone else's work and gets caught

Lawless (R) - Depression era moonshine.  Good cast includes Shia LeBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jessica Chastain

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

2 STARS

The Bourne Legacy - Oh, another one

1 STAR

Celeste and Jess Forever (R) - Immature indie romance

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