YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 10/11/12

October 11, 2012 - 09:22 AM
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What to see this weekend...

4 STARS

Argo (R) - Ben Affleck's true life CIA comedy/thriller is solid

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

Seven Psychopaths (R) - Hilarious, violent comedy with all-star cast -- all in the service of Christopher Walken

Looper - 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

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

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

2 STARS

Here Comes the Boom - High school teacher, Kevin James, turns to kickboxing to save Henry Winkler's music program.  Some laffs

1 STAR

Taken 2 - You'll be the one taken if you fall for this weak sequel

V/H/S - Another weak riff on *found* footage

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