YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 10/4/12

October 4, 2012 - 09:21 AM
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THIS WEEK'S REVIEW...

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 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

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

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

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

2 STARS

The Bourne Legacy - Oh, another one

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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