ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 1/17/14

January 20, 2014 - 11:24 AM
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Hope you see something good at the movies...

 

4 STARS

American Hustle

12 Years a Slave - One of the nineteenth century's greatest true stories receives the movie it deserves. Look for Oscar nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor

Saving Mr. Banks - Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks recreate the tension behind "Mary Poppins"

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie about danger in space. Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and state of the art special effects. Oscar contender

3 1/2 STARS

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Satisfying sequel to the Hunger Games with a great twist of an ending

Enough Said - Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini's mid-life romance sours when Julia meets James' ex

3 STARS

Lone Survivor

Mandela

Her

Anchorman 2

Captain Phillips - Tom Hanks as a true life hijacked cargo ship captain

All is Lost - Robert Redford tries to survive in a leaky sailboat in the middle of the ocean. Its all in his eyes

2 1/2 STARS

Jack Ryan

Ride Along

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Best Man Holiday - Characters from the 1999 comedy deal with middle age

2 STARS

August: Osage County

The Wolf of Wall Street

1 STAR

Grudge Match

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