Archive for May 2013

Free Stuff 5/20/13

May 30, 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.*** 

Catch a special screening "Frances Ha" and after the show, a skype Q&A with the film's star and co-writer, Greta Gerwig. The screening is at Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA on May 31 at  7:30pm. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest -- SEND YOUR NAME to arch@news8.net by 9am May 31.

Get passes to  "The Kings of Summer".  Screening is June 5 at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, MD.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8U2Z6

Passes also available for the comedy "The Internship" starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8MUSE 

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Early Free Stuff 5/29/13

May 28, 2013 - 10:43 AM
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**WE HAVE RUN OUT OF THE FOLLOWING PASSES.  WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANY MORE REQUESTS:   See the thriller "The Purge" June 4 at 7:30pm  Screening is at AMC Mazza Gallerie.  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am May 29.

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Arch Campbell Show 5-23-13

May 24, 2013 - 04:12 PM
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Free Stuff 5/23/13

May 23, 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 "After Earth" starring father and son Will and Jaden Smith. Screening is May 29 at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS84UM3 

Passes also available for another screening of "Now You See Me" starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, and Isla Fisher.  Screening is May 29, 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8R9GN 

Catch a special screening of "The Shining" starring Jack Nicholson. It's being shown in 35mm at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA on May 24 and May 25 at 11:45pm. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest -- SEND YOUR NAME AND THE NIGHT YOU WANT TO GO to arch@news8.net by 9am May 24.

Enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of "Side Effects" starring Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum.  Just send YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am May 24.

And you could win merchandise from "Now You See Me".  To enter send YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am May 24. 

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THE WEEKEND GUIDE 5/23/13

May 23, 2013 - 05:00 AM
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3 1/2 STARS

Fast & Furious 6 - Outrageous jaw dropping fast car fun 

Stories We Tell - Actress Sarah Polley recreates her family history in a search for her real father

The Great Gatsby - Leonardo DiCaprio dazzles in this jaw dropping visual feast.  Wow!

Mud - Mysterious Matthew McCounaughey lives in the woods and enlists two kids to help him reconnect with the woman he loves. Coming of age thriller and really really good

42 - Stirring recreation of baseball legend Jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues

3 STARS

Star Trek Into the Darkness - State of the art and a great villain

Iron Man 3 - Robert Downey Jr. wisecracks his way through another adventure
Pain and Gain (R) - Hilarious crime story with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as bodybuilders

The Place Beyond the Pines (R) - Father/son drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

2 1/2 STARS

Peeples - Craig Robinson wants to marry Kerry Washington but her daddy disapproves.  Funny family comedy


2 STARS

The Hangover 3

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Promising story of Pakistani on Wall Street turns into soap opera

Oblivion - Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller hard to follow

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Arch Campbell 5-16

May 21, 2013 - 10:58 AM
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Free Stuff 5/16/13

May 16, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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See "The Hangover 3" starring Bradley Cooper, Zack Galifianakis and Ed Helms. Screening is May 21 at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, MD.
Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8U8YM

And catch a special screening of "Back to the Future" starring Michael J. Fox. It's being shown in 35mm at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA on May 17 and May 18 at 11:45pm. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest -- SEND YOUR NAME AND THE NIGHT YOU WANT TO GO to arch@news8.net by 9am May 17.

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 5/16/13

May 16, 2013 - 11:59 AM
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3 1/2 STARS The Great Gatsby

 

Mud - Mysterious Matthew McCounaughey lives in the woods and enlists two kids to help him reconnect with the woman he loves. Coming of age thriller and really really good

42 - Stirring recreation of baseball legend Jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues

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

3 STARS

Star Trek Into the Darkness

Iron Man 3 - Robert Downey Jr. wisecracks his way through another adventure
Pain and Gain (R) - Hilarious crime story with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as bodybuilders

The Sapphires - Winning story of Aborgine girl group who tour Vietnam during the war

The Place Beyond the Pines (R) - Father/son drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

The Croods - 3D animated comedy about prehistoric family leaving their cave. Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone do the voice work

2 1/2 STARS

Peeples

Trance (R) - Over the top but eye popping crime thriller

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

2 STARS

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Promising story of Pakistani on Wall Street turns into soap opera

Disconnect (R) - Internet stories intertwine

The Big Wedding - Robert DeNiro presides over a dysfuntional wedding. Big names, small laughs

Oblivion - Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller hard to follow

GI Joe: Retaliation - Reboot of the series based on teh Hasbro boy toy

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Early Free Stuff 5/14/13

May 14, 2013 - 04:05 AM
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See "Frances Ha" May 20 at 7pm at Landmark E Street Cinema.  To enter to win a pass, good for two, PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by NOON TODAY.

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Arch Campbell Show 5-9

May 13, 2013 - 02:35 PM
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Free Stuff 5/9/13

May 9, 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 "Now You See Me" starring Jesse Eisenberg, , Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and Isla Fisher.  Screening is May 14 at 7pm at AMC Georgetown.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket:  NEWS822GR 

And catch a special screening of the "Donnie Darko" starring Jake Gyllenhaal.  It's being shown in 35mm at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA on May 10 and May 11 at 11:45pm.  Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest -- send your name and the day you prefer to arch@news8.net by 9am May 10.

And you can enter to win a dvd/bluray copy of the horror film "Mama".   PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 9am May 10.

 

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 5/9/13

May 9, 2013 - 06:16 AM
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3 1/2 STARS

The Great Gatsby

Mud - Mysterious Matthew McCounaughey lives in the woods and enlists two kids to help him reconnect with the woman he loves. Coming of age thriller and really really good

42 - Stirring recreation of baseball legend Jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues

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

3 STARS

Iron Man 3 -  Robert Downey Jr. wisecracks his way through another adventure

Pain and Gain (R) - Hilarious crime story with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as bodybuilders

The Sapphires - Winning story of Aborgine girl group who tour Vietnam during the war

The Place Beyond the Pines (R) - Father/son drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

The Croods - 3D animated comedy about prehistoric family leaving their cave. Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone do the voice work

2 1/2 STARS

Peeples

Trance (R) - Over the top but eye popping crime thriller

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

2 STARS

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Promising story of Pakistani on Wall Street turns into soap opera

Disconnect (R) - Internet stories intertwine

The Big Wedding - Robert DeNiro presides over a dysfuntional wedding. Big names, small laughs

Oblivion - Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller hard to follow

GI Joe: Retaliation - Reboot of the series based on teh Hasbro boy toy

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Arch Campbell Show 5/2

May 6, 2013 - 01:18 PM
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Free Stuff 5/2/13

May 2, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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See the comedy "Peeples" starring Craig Robinson and Kerry Washington.  Screening is May 7 at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS89NUV

And get passes to see "The Great Gatsby" starring Leonard DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.  Screening is May 7 at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring.   Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS88N6J

 

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WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 5/2/13

May 2, 2013 - 05:03 AM
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3 1/2 STARS

Mud - Mysterious Matthew McCounaughey lives in the woods and enlists two kids to help him reconnect with the woman he loves.  Coming of age thriller and really really good

42 - Stirring recreation of baseball legend Jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues

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

3 STARS

Iron Man 3

Pain and Gain (R) - Hilarious crime story with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as bodybuilders

The Sapphires - Winning story of Aborgine girl group who tour Vietnam during the war

The Place Beyond the Pines (R) - Father/son drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

The Croods - 3D animated comedy about prehistoric family leaving their cave. Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone do the voice work

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

2 1/2 STARS

Trance (R) - Over the top but eye popping crime thriller

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

2 STARS

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Disconnect (R) - Internet stories intertwine

Big Wedding - Robert DeNiro presides over a dysfuntional wedding. Big names, small laughs

Oblivion - Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller hard to follow

GI Joe: Retaliation - Reboot of the series based on teh Hasbro boy toy

1 STAR

Arthur Newman - Colin Firth has a mid-life crisis, fakes his death and takes a road trip with Emily Blunt.  I pass

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