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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 10/24/13

October 28, 2013 - 11:22 AM
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4 STARS

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

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

Blue Jasmine - Cate Blanchett gives an Oscar worthy performance in Woody Allen's updated "Streetcar Named Desire."

3 1/2 STARS

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

Rush (R) - Ron Howard's true life race car rival drama: exciting with a good message

Lee Daniels' The Butler - Forest Whitaker and Oprah re-live America's civil rights struggle

3 STARS

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

Don Jon (R) - Comedy delight with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

2 1/2 STARS

The Fifth Estate - Hard to follow biography of Wikileaks Julian Assange.  Benedict Cumberbatch could be an Oscar contender

Prisoners (R) - Child abduction thriller has great power, but runs long

Baggage Claim - Light comedy - Paula Patton as a flight attendant looking for Mr. Right (Hint: He live across the hall)

In a World... - Lake Bell plays a struggling voice coach trying to break into voice over work

2 STARS

The Counselor (R) - Cromac McCarthy novel about drugs -- long and talky and substitutes posing for action

Carrie - Remake of a horror classic falls short

 

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Arch Campbell Show 10-24-13

October 25, 2013 - 01:40 PM
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Free Stuff 10/24/13

October 24, 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.***

Get passes to see the animated feature "Free Birds" starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, and Amy Poehler.  Screening is Saturday, October 26th at 10:30am at AMC Mazza. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8DQMR

If you're looking for a fright Halloween night, enter to win passes to "The Exorcist" plus a Q&A session with Author, Screenwriter and Producer William Peter Blatty.  Screening is Thursday, October 31st at 7:30pm at AMC Georgetown.  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS TO arch@news8.net by 7am, October 25th.

Win a pair of tickets to see "The Capitol Steps" for either a Friday or Saturday show at the Ronald Reagan Building. Enter by SENDING YOUR NAME AND WHICH DAY YOU'D LIKE TO ATTEND to arch@news8.net by 7am October 25th.

*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

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Free Stuff 10/17/13

October 17, 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.***

Get passes to see "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa".  Screening is Tuesday, October 22nd at 7pm at AMC Georgetown.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8W64N

Check out "Blue is the Warmest Color".  Screening is Thursday, October 24th at 7pm at Landmark E Street Cinema.  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS TO arch@news8.net by 7am, October 18th for passes.

Enter to win a bluray copy of "Defiance: Season 1". SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am, October 18th.

And enter to win a "Romeo & Juliet" gold heart pendant from Swarovski.  Inspired by the film, it's gold-plated embellished with a heart-shaped clear crystal.  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch!@news8.net by 7am October 18th.


*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

 

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Arch Show 10-10

October 15, 2013 - 10:34 AM
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Free Stuf 10/10/13

October 10, 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 "12 Years a Slave" starring Chiwetel Ejiofor Monday, October 14th at 7:30pm at regal Gallery Place.  Log onto http://l.gofobo.us/AUQ3E90I for passes.

Check out "Escape Plan" starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Screening is Tuesday, October 15th at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, Md. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8URHM

And enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of  "Curse of Chucky".  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am, October 11th.


*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

 

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Machete Happy Hour!

October 8, 2013 - 10:53 AM
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A pre-screening Happy Hour will be held at RHINO BAR 3295 M St. NW, tomorrow evening from 7-8:15pm. Enjoy special "MACHETE KILLS" PRIZES, pre-screening drink specials and "Priority Line" access for screening seating. That means you can cut to the front of the line if you attend the happy hour and arrive at the theater before 8:20pm with a stamp redeemable only at RHINO BAR tonight!

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Arch Campbell Show 10-3

October 3, 2013 - 09:30 PM
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Free Stuff 10/3/13

October 3, 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.***

Check out "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks. Screening is Wednesday, October 9th at 7pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, Md. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8U9MP

We also have passes for "Romeo & Juliet".  Screening is Wednesday, October 9th at 8pm at AMC Georgetown.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8CMDV

See "Machete Kills" starring Danny Trejo.  Screening is Wednesday, October 9th at 9pm at AMC Georgetown.  Log onto http://l.gofobo.us/qZVMQWRz to download your pass.

And enter to win a bluray/dvd copy of Disney's "The Little Mermaid".  SEND YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am October 4th. 

*PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONTEST DEADLINES.  NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DEADLINES.*

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