Archive for March 2013

Free Stuff 3/28/13

March 28, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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You could win one of three blu/ray "This is 40", "Les Miserables" and "Lincoln".  Enter to win by correctly answering this week's trivia question which is:  Tonight, Arch welcomed back TV and stage's Sally Struthers.  She's in the musical "The Ful Monty" at Riverside Center in Fredericksburg, VA thru April 28th but will be back near our area in May.  What is the name of theater Sally Struthers said she will be appearing?  PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, ANSWER, STREET ADDRESS AND SPECIFY WHICH DVD YOU HOPE TO WIN to arch@news8.net by 9am March 29

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Early Free Stuff 3/25/13

March 25, 2013 - 01:06 PM
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See "G.I. Joe Retaliation" starring Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum and Bruce Willis. Screening is March 26 at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS80NUM

And passes, good for two, to see "Jurassic Park 3D".  Screening is April 2 at 7:30pm AMC Tysons Corner.   PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am March 27.

Get a pass, good for two, to see "The Place Beyond the Pines" starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes. Screening is April 4 at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie. PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, ANSWER AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am March 27.

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 3/22/13

March 22, 2013 - 12:00 AM
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3 1/2 STARS

Side Effects (R) - Old school thriller with Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Quartet - Maggie Smith moves into a home for retired musicians. Downton Abbey with music

Silver Linings Playbook (R) - Quirky romance with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

LIfe of Pi - Beautiful story of survival told as fable/allegory

3 STARS

The Croods

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone - Steve Carrell and a great cast in a comedy about magic

Oz the Great and Powerful - Story before the story of the Wizard of Oz

Amour - An elderly couple copes with age ( in French subtitles)

2 1/2 STARS 

Admission - Tina Fey has a work crisis and a personal crisis.  With Paul rudd and Lily Tomlin

Jack the Giant Slayer - Winning 3D fantasy runs a tad long

Identity Thief - Melissa McCarthy rises above the ususal mismatched buddy road trip

Django Unchained (R) - Jamie Foxx in violent Tarantino extravaganza - Oscar favorite for writing and supporting actor

2 STARS

Snitch - The Rock turns undercover narc

Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks formula romance

1 STAR 

Olympus Has Fallen - Gerard Butler saves the President when rogue terrorists blow up the White House

On the Road - 50's cultural landmark a little outdated now

A Good Day to Die Hard (R) Bruce Willis makes it a trifecta of over the hill action stars trying to recreate what used to work but is out of sync today

ZERO 

Spring Breakers (R) - Girls go to spring break, meet a rap star and go on a killing spree

The Call (R) - Halle Berry in Danger

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The Arch Campbell Show 3/21/2013

March 21, 2013 - 09:30 PM
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Watch this week's episode of the Arch Campbell Show.

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Free Stuff 3/21/13

March 21, 2013 - 08:58 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 "The Host" the next epic love story from the creator of the "Twilight Saga" - Stephanie Meyer. Screening is March 26 at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS83VCB 

Enter to win a"This is 40" gift basket you must correctly answer this week's trivia question which is: Arch welcomed political analyst and panelist on Inside Washington Mark Shields on tonight show and he's been into politics since he was young. How many senators did Mark Shields say he knew by time he was 11 years.
PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, ANSWER AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am March 22.

And enter to a dvd copy of "Rise of the Guardians". PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am March 22.

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 3/15/13

March 15, 2013 - 02:48 PM
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3 1/2 STARS

Side Effects (R) - Old school thriller with Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Quartet - Maggie Smith moves into a home for retired musicians. Downton Abbey with music

Silver Linings Playbook (R) - Quirky romance with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

LIfe of Pi - Beautiful story of survival told as fable/allegory

3 STARS

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone - Steve Carrell and a great cast in a comedy about magic

Oz the Great and Powerful - Story before the story of the Wizard of Oz

Beautiful Creatures - Boy meets witch and falls in love. Cool Southern Gothic

Warm Bodies - Hilarious zombie human romance with a hint of Romeo and Juliet

Amour - An elderly couple copes with age ( in French subtitles)

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Creative tale of a little girl and the bayou

2 1/2 STARS

Jack the Giant Slayer - Winning 3D fantasy runs a tad long

Identity Thief - Melissa McCarthy rises above the ususal mismatched buddy road trip

Django Unchained (R) - Jamie Foxx in violent Tarantino extravaganza - Oscar favorite for writing and supporting actor

2 STARS

Snitch - The Rock turns undercover narc

Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks formula romance

1 STAR

A Good Day to Die Hard (R) Bruce Willis makes it a trifecta of over the hill action stars trying to recreate what used to work but is out of sync today

ZERO

The Call (R) - Halle Berry in Danger

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Extra Free Stuff 3/15/13

March 15, 2013 - 01:37 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 "Olympus has Fallen" starring Morgan Freeman and Gerard Butler March 19 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8FUWR

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The Arch Campbell Show 3/14/13

March 14, 2013 - 09:00 PM
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Free Stuff 3/14/13

March 14, 2013 - 08:59 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 "Admissions" starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd March 21 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place. PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am March 15.

Also check out the new animated feature "The Croods" starring Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone March 19 at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, MD.   Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket:  NEWS86U89

And three great Disney classics are out this week: 2 MOVIE COLLECTION: MULAN, 2 MOVIE COLLECTION: BROTHER BEAR and 2 MOVIE COLLECTION: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, on BluRay/DVD. To enter to win ONE of these titles you must correctly answer this week's trivia question which is: Every year around St. Patrick's Day, Arch likes to invite his favorite Irish comedian -- Christy Hughes -- the owner of the Irish Inn. Where is the Irish Inn located?
PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, ANSWER, STREET ADDRESS AND SPECIFY WHICH DVD YOU HOPE TO WIN to arch@news8.net by 9am March 15.

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The Arch Campbell 3/7/13

March 7, 2013 - 09:31 PM
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Free Stuff 3/7/13

March 7, 2013 - 09:30 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.***

Check out "Incredible Burt Wonderstone" March 11 at 7:00pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS832EJ

Or get passes for "Stoker" starring Nicole Kidman March 11 at 7:30pm at Landmark E Street Cinema. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS826UV

See "The Met: Live in HD" bringing grand opera directly from the Metropolitan Opera Stage.
FRANCESCA DA RIMINI on March 16th at 12pm at Tysons Corner: Zandonai's compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, returns in the Met's ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.
And an encore presentation of PARSIFAL on March 20th at 6:30pm at Tysons Corner: Director François Girard's timeless new vision for Wagner's final masterpiece explores the many facets of this mystical score, while designer Michael Levine ("Eugene Onegin") creates a surreal landscape. Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom. His fellow Wagnerian luminaries include Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter Mattei as the ailing Amfortas and René Pape as the noble knight Gurnemanz. Daniele Gatti conducts.
YOU MUST SEND YOUR NAME , WHICH SHOW YOU'D LIKE TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 9am March 8.
YOU MAY ONLY REQUEST TICKETS FOR *ONE* OF THE SHOWS. WINNERS WILL NEED TO PICK UP THEIR PASSES AT OUR STUDIOS IN ROSSLYN, VA

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE

March 7, 2013 - 09:00 AM
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4 STARS Lincoln - Daniel Day-Lewis fascinates in the final months of the civil war as he pushes to pas the 13th amendment outlawing slavery

Zero Dark Thirty (R) - Based on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden

3 1/2 STARS

Side Effects (R) - Old school thriller with Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Quartet - Maggie Smith moves into a home for retired musicians. Downton Abbey with music

Silver Linings Playbook (R) - Quirky romance with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

LIfe of Pi - Beautiful story of survival told as fable/allegory

3 STARS

Oz the Great and Powerful - Story before the story of the Wizard of Oz

Beautiful Creatures - Boy meets witch and falls in love. Cool Southern Gothic

Warm Bodies - Hilarious zombie human romance with a hint of Romeo and Juliet

Amour - An elderly couple copes with age ( in French subtitles)

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Creative tale of a little girl and the bayou 


2 1/2 STARS

Jack the Giant Slayer - Winning 3D fantasy runs a tad long

Identity Thief - Melissa McCarthy rises above the ususal mismatched buddy road trip

Django Unchained (R) - Jamie Foxx in violent Tarantino extravaganza - Oscar favorite for writing and supporting actor

2 STARS

Snitch - The Rock turns undercover narc

Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks formula romance


1 STAR

A Good Day to Die Hard (R) Bruce Willis makes it a trifecta of over the hill action stars trying to recreate what used to work but is out of sync today

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