YOUR WEEKENED MOVIE GUIDE 10/25/12

October 25, 2012 - 08:32 AM
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arch's reviews...

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 Seymour Hoffman and lost soul Joaquin Phoenix

3 STARS

Frankenweenie - Tim Burton's black and white stop action animated tribute to Frankenstein -- a boy re-animates his dead dog.  Not exactly a kiddie movie

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

Cloud Atlas

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

Alex Cross

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

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