Archive for July 2013

Arch Campbell Show 7-25

July 31, 2013 - 06:03 PM
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Free Stuff 7/25/13

July 25, 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 "Smurfs 2" Sunday, July 28 at 11am at Regal Gallery Place.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8DFBG 

See "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" Thursday, August 1 at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8KWKN 

 Enjoy cult favorites on the big screen. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest to see "Rocky" July 26 & 27 at 11:45pm at Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA. SEND YOUR NAME AND THE DAY YOU WANT TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 7am July 19.

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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE

July 25, 2013 - 10:14 AM
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4 STARS

Fruitvale Station - Michael B. Jordan captures the last day in the life of a young black man

3 1/2 STARS

The Way Way Back - Sam Rockwell takes an interest in Liamm James - a teen not happy with his morther or her bullying boyfriend

20 Feet from Stardom - Stirring documentary about back up singers

The Heat - Melissa McCarthy teaches Sandra Bullock how to let loose

Frances Ha - Greta Gerwig as a young adult trying to find her way in New York - shot beautifully in black and white

3 STARS

Despicable Me 2 - More rambunctious fun with Steve Carrell as Gru and Kristen Wiig as a love interest

Pacific Rim - Better than expected modern "Godzilla" thanks to the creative touch of director Guillermo del Toro

World War Z - Brad Pitt versus a Zombie outbreak - better than expected thriller

Much Ado About Nothing - Modern take on Shakespeare comedy - quite creative

2 1/2 STARS

The Wolverine - Hugh Jackman as the X Men character has a Japanese adventure

The To Do List - Deadpan comic Aubrey Plaza plays a high school nerd determined to get in the swing

Monster University - Billy Crystal and John Goodman learn how to scare kids. Might scare little ones

Man of Steel - Superman's origin story - too much Planet Krypton, not enough "Daily Planet"

This is the End - The Apocalypse as a grossed out comedy

2 STARS

Reds 2 - Bruce Willis and friends return for a tepid over the hill spy sequel

The Lone Ranger - Johnny Depp as Tonto - interesting but way too long

1 STAR

Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler sequel. Why?

White House Down - Channing Tatum saves President Jamie Foxx from bad guys

Before Midnight - Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke continue their romantic series as an old married couple of who eat, talk and fight too much

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Arch Campbell Show 7-19-2013

July 19, 2013 - 12:57 PM
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Free Stuff 7/18/13

July 18, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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Passes available for "The To Do List". Screening is July 25 at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8V2TW.  And wear your best 90's gear/neon for the pre-screening party at the theater and win free items for dressing up!

Enjoy cult favorites on the big screen. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest to see "Tropic Thunder" July 19 & 20 at 11:45pm at Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA. SEND YOUR NAME AND THE DAY YOU WANT TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 7am July 19.

Plus Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA is offering passes to "Fruitvale Station", "Only God Forgives" and "Girl Most Likely" good July 19 through July 25. Enter to win by SENDING YOUR NAME, WHICH MOVIE AND WHICH DAY to arch@news8.net by 7am July 19. YOU MAY ONLY REQUEST ONE MOVIE AND PLEASE FOLLOW DIRECTIONS!!!

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Early Free Stuff 7/17/13

July 17, 2013 - 06:03 AM
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**Please note we get LIMITED SUPPLIES of passes and prizes -- PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS WHEN ENTERING THE FREE STUFF CONTEST.***

Enjoy a night at the opera -- you can see "The Metropolitan Opera's Summer Encore presentation of La Traviata" tonight at 7. Theater choices include Hoffman or Potomac Yards in Alexandria or Fairfax Towne Center in Fairfax. Unfortunately the passes were sent to us late yesterday so you will need to pick up your prize at our studios at 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Va 22209 at the receptionist's desk in the lobby which is open from 8-5pm.  To enter SEND YOUR NAME AND CHOICE OF THEATER BY NOON TODAY.

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Arch Campbell Show 7-11-13

July 12, 2013 - 03:19 PM
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Free Stuff 7/11/13

July 11, 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.*** 

Passes available for "Fruitvale Station" starring Michael B. Jordan and Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer. Screening is July 16 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8TVFJ

Get passes to see "R.I.P.D IN 3D" starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges. Screening is July 18 at 7:30pm at AMC Mazza. SEND YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am July 12. 

We have run of engagement passes to "Unfinished Song" starring Vanessa Redgraves, Terence Stamp and Gemma Arterton good at any metro area Landmark Theatres.  SEND YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am July 12.

Enter for passes to "Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus" starring Michael Cera and Gabby Hoffman.  Screening is July 17 at 7:30pm at Landmark E Street.  SEND YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am July 12.

Enjoy cult favorites on the big screen. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest to see "Major League" July 12 & 13 at 11:45pm at Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA. SEND YOUR NAME AND THE DAY YOU WANT TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 7am July 12.

And enter to win a blu ray/dvd copy of "The Host".  SEND YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am July 12.

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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 7/11/13

July 11, 2013 - 12:00 AM
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3 1/2 STARS

The Way Way Back - Sam Rockwell takes an interest in Liamm James - a teen not happy with his morther or her bullying boyfriend

20 Feet from Stardom - Stirring documentary about back up singers

The Heat - Melissa McCarthy teaches Sandra Bullock how to let loose

Frances Ha - Greta Gerwig as a young adult trying to find her way in New York - shot beautifully in black and white

3 STARS

Despicable Me 2 - More rambunctious fun with Steve Carrell as Gru and Kristen Wiig as a love interest

Pacific Rim - Better than expected modern "Godzilla" thanks to the creative touch of director Guillermo del Toro

World War Z - Brad Pitt versus a Zombie outbreak - better than expected thriller

The Bling Ring (R) - Celebrity obsessed teens rob celebrity homes. Disturbing and powerful

Much Ado About Nothing - Modern take on Shakespeare comedy - quite creative

Now You See Me - Better than expected caper movie with magic

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

2 1/2 STARS

Monster University - Billy Crystal and John Goodman learn how to scare kids. Might scare little ones

Man of Steel - Superman's origin story - too much Planet Krypton, not enough "Daily Planet" 

This is the End - The Apocalypse as a grossed out comedy

2 STARS

The Lone Ranger - Johnny Depp as Tonto - interesting but way too long

The Internship - Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson lose their jobs and apply as interns at Google

1 STAR

Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler sequel. Why?

White House Down - Channing Tatum saves President Jamie Foxx from bad guys

Before Midnight - Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke continue their romantic series as an old married couple of who eat, talk and fight too much

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Free Stuff 7/4/13

July 4, 2013 - 08:58 PM
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Get passes to see "Grown Ups 2" starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade. Screening is July 10 at 7:00pm at AMC Mazza. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8JMEX

Enjoy cult favorites on the big screen. Enter to win a guaranteed seat for you and a guest to see "Top Gun" July 5 & 6 at 11:45pm at Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA. SEND YOUR NAME AND THE DAY YOU WANT TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 7am July 5.

Plus Angelika Film Center & Cafe in Fairfax, VA is offering passes to "The Way, Way Back" good July 5 through July 11. Enter to win by SENDING YOUR NAME arch@news8.net by 7am July 5.

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