Archive for October 2012

The Arch Campbell Show 10/25/12

October 26, 2012 - 06:46 AM
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FREE STUFF 10/25/12

October 25, 2012 - 11:30 PM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE follow the directions when entering the free stuff contest.***

You can see "Flight" starring Denzel Washington, October 29 at 7:30pm.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8ES3W

Enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of "The Great Mouse Detective" if you can correctly answer this week's first trivia question which is: Arch talked to the man behind the show "Potus Among Us" at the Washington Improv Theater - artistic and executive director Mark Chalfant. How many candidates did Mark Chalfant tell Arch are at the top of each show?

Or enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of "Moonrise Kingdom" with an all-star cast if you can correctly answer this week's second trivia question which is: Danny Yoerges, the head of the horse in the show "War Horse" now at the Kennedy Center, stopped by the show tonight and he's actually from the metro area. Where did Danny Yoerges tell Arch he went to high school?

YOU MUST SEND YOUR ANSWER, NAME, WHICH DVD YOU'RE REQUESTING AND YOUR ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 10am October 26th. ONE entry per household AND YOU MAY ONLY REQUEST ONE OF THE DVDS.

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YOUR WEEKENED MOVIE GUIDE 10/25/12

October 25, 2012 - 08:32 AM
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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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Early Free Stuff 10/23/12

October 23, 2012 - 07:00 AM
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See Disney's "Wreck-it Ralph" tonight at 7:30pm at AMC Tyson's Corner.
Log onto www.seeitfirst.net and input the following code to download your ticket: 236229

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Free Stuff 10/18/12

October 18, 2012 - 01:13 PM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE follow the directions when entering the free stuff contest.***

You can see "Fun Size" starring Victoria Justice, October 20 at 10am at AMC Mazza Gallerie.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8QFAG

See "The Sessions" starring Helen Hunt, October 22 at 7:30pm at AMC Georgetown.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8VT6Y

You can get a pass for "Cloud Atlas" starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, October 22 at 7:30pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS88FD9

We have passes for "Chasing Mavericks" starring Gerard Butler and Elisabeth Shue, October 23 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS86V61

You can enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of the iconic "E.T." being released for the first time on bluray in celebration of the film's 30th anniversary plus movie merchandise if you can answer this week's trivia question which is: Arch caught up with Ben Affleck at the local premiere of his new film "Argo". What did Ben Affleck tell Arch was the common factor in films he's directed?
SEND YOUR ANSWER, NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am October 19, ONE entry per household.

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The Arch Campbell Show 10/12/12

October 12, 2012 - 02:26 PM
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More Free Stuff 10/12/12

October 12, 2012 - 02:24 PM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE follow the directions when entering the free stuff contest.***

You can get a pass for "Alex Cross" starring Tyler Perry Tuesday, October 16 at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8EUZ4

Get a pass for "Paranormal Activity 4" Thursday, October 18 at 7pm.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8EQZ1

Enter to win tickets good for two to Over the Tavern at the Olney Theater good through October 21st. To enter any YOU MUST NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS ONLY to arch@tbd.com by 10am October 15th. ONE entry per household.

You can enter to win a bluray/dvd of "Disney's Cinderella" or "People Like Us" if you can correctly answer our first trivia question which is: Arch introduced a new segment, "The World's Greatest Fan". This week it was Mike Gutridge, a fan of Kurt Russell and he talked about Russell's latest film - Touchback that went straight to dvd. Where did Mike Gutridge say was the only store that sells the Touchback dvd?
YOU MAY ONLY ENTER FOR ONE OF THE DVDS - SEND YOUR ANSWER, NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am October 15 and PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH DVD YOU'RE TRYING TO WIN. ONE entry per household.

You can enter to win a Scholastic's Clifford 50th birthday prize pack if you can correctly answer our second trivia question which is: Writer/director Justin Timpane visited Arch tonight to promote his third installment of his horror series -- Ninjas vs. Monsters being shown at the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival. He told Arch that he shot most his films locally. Where did Justin Timpane say was the furthest north of the metro area where he shot some of his films?

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Extra Free Stuff 10/12/12

October 12, 2012 - 02:20 PM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE follow the directions when entering the free stuff contest.*** 

See "Secret of the Wings" in Disney digital 3D Saturday, October 13 at 10am at AMC Mazza Gallerie.
Go to the following website for passes:
http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/837610

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YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 10/11/12

October 11, 2012 - 09:22 AM
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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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The Arch Campbell Show 10/04/12

October 5, 2012 - 08:22 AM
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Free Stuff 10/4/12

October 4, 2012 - 02:00 PM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE follow the directions when entering the free stuff contest.***

You can get passes for "Argo" starring Ben Affleck and George Clooney Monday, October 8 at 7:30pm at AMC Georgetown. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your tickets: NEWS8RS7J

You can get passes to see "Special Forces" starring Diane Kruger and Djimon Hounsou Monday, October 8 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your tickets: NEWS8CT3N

Get passes to see "Sinster" starring Ethan Hawke Tuesday, October 9 at 7pm at AMC Georgetown. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your tickets: NEWS8PGB0

You can get passes for "Here Comes the Boom" starring Kevin James and Salma Hayek Tuesday, October 8 at 7pm at AMC Mazza. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your tickets: NEWS8S64X

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YOUR WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 10/4/12

October 4, 2012 - 09:21 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 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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