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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 27, 2013

December 27, 2013 - 11:51 AM
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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 20 2013

December 20, 2013 - 01:47 PM
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This week's edition of the Arch Campbell Show includes:

-WTOP's "Man About Town" Bob Madigan
-Lindsay Nicole Chambers from Elf the Musical
-Bruce Dow from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
-Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez from Pajama Men

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Free Stuff 12/19/13

December 19, 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.***

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see "Porgy and Bess" now at the National Theatre.  Tickets are for Christmas night - Wednesday, December 25th at 7:30pm.  SEND YOUR NAME ONLY to arch@news8 by 7am Friday, December 20th.

Gru, his adorable girls, and the mischievous Minions are back in DESPICABLE ME 2 and you can get a copy of the bluray/dvd.  Enter to win a copy by sending YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am  Friday, December 20th.

And we have bluray/dvd copies of "Fast and Furious 6" the Paul Walker's final film in the series.  Enter to win a copy by sending YOUR NAME AND STREET ADDRESS to arch@news8.net by 7am Friday, December 20th.

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Free Stuff 12/12/13

December 12, 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.***

Get passes to see "Walking With Dinosaurs 3D" starring John Leguizamo and Justin Long. Screening is Saturday, December 14th at 10am at AMC Georgetown. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8NHJ9

You can see "Grudge Match" starring Robert DeNiro, Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Hart.  Screening is Monday, December 16th at Regal Gallery Place at 7pm.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8JRP5

Interested in seeing "Inside Llewyn Davis" starring Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan?  Screening is Wednesday, December 18th at 7pm. Log onto http://l.gofobo.us/9yM07Fwt for passes.

Passes available for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" starring and directed by Ben Stiller.  Screening is Thursday, December 19th at 7pm at Regal Gallery Place. Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS84F1U

Check out "The Wolf of Wall Street" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  Screening is Thursday, December 19th at 7pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket: NEWS8EQPK

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

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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 13, 2013

December 12, 2013 - 01:53 PM
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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 12/12/13

December 12, 2013 - 07:00 AM
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4 STARS

Saving Mr. Banks - Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks recreate the tension behind "Mary Poppins"

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie 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

3 1/2 STARS

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Satisfying sequel to the Hunger Games with a great twist of an ending

The Book Thief - Nazi Germany drama with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

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

3 STARS

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Fans will love the 3D dragon

Oldboy - Spike Lee remakes a Korean classic with violent style

Dallas Buyers Club - Fact based drama of the early days of the AIDS epidemic with Matthew McConaughey in yet another outstanding performance

Delivery Man - Winning Vince Vaughn comedy about sperm bank donor who fathers 500 plus kids

Ender's Game - Asa Butterfield plays a kid recruited by Harrison Ford to defeat Earth's alien enemy

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

2 1/2 STARS

Black Nativity - Family drama gets resolved at Christmas - with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson

The Best Man Holiday - Characters from the 1999 comedy deal with middle age

Thor: The Dark World - More fun for fans of "The Avengers" and there are a lot of them

2 STARS

Out of the Furnace (R) - Blue collar angst with Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson and Casey Affleck - nothing new here

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Jackass guy Johnny Knoxville as an old guy traveling with his grandson

1 STAR

Last Vegas - Low grade geezer comedy with Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Klein and Robert DeNiro.  Great actors - stupid script

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Free Stuff 12/5/13

December 5, 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.***

Get passes to see "Disney's Saving Mr. Banks" starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.  Screening is Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30pm at Regal Majestic in Silver Spring, MD.  For passes go to http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/987831

Interested in seeing "The Punk Singer" Wednesday, December 11th at 7:30pm at Landmark E Street Cinema?  ENTER BY SENDING YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS TO arch@news8.net by 7am, December 6th.

Passes available for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" starring Idris Elba. Screening is Thursday, December 12 at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place.  Log onto www.gofobo.com/rsvp and input the following code to download your ticket:  NEWS8664C

And we have tickets available for "Flashdance: The Musical" coming to the Kennedy Center.  Tickets are for Friday, December 27th at 7:30pm.  Enter to win by answering the trivia question which is:  Arch went one on one with Will Ferrell, star of "Anchorman 2" at the Newseum.  What did Ferrell say was the biggest part of the Ron Burgundy character?  SEND YOUR NAME AND ANSWER TO arch@news8.net by 7am, December 6th.  Good Luck

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

 

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The Arch Campbell Show - Dec. 6, 2013

December 5, 2013 - 02:33 PM
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Milk might have been a bad choice for Ron Burgundy, but sitting down with Arch is never a bad decision.

Will Ferrell, the star of Anchorman 2, joined Arch Campbell this week for an exclusive interview from the Newseum in Washington.

Matthew Schleigh, one of the actors from Lyle The Crocodile at Imagination Stage in Bethesda, also joined the show.

 

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ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 12/5/13

December 5, 2013 - 08:00 AM
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4 STARS

Philomena - Dame Judi Dench as an Irish woman looking for the son she gave away 50 years earlier

Nebraska - Bruce Dern and Will Forte take a father/son road trip in search of a mythical million dollar prize

Gravity - Breakthrough movie 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

3 1/2 STARS

Frozen - Disney musical based on "The Snow Queen" - family friendly delight

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Satisfying sequel to the Hunger Games with a great twist of an ending

The Book Thief - Nazi Germany drama with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

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

3 STARS

Oldboy - Spike Lee remakes a Korean classic with violent style

Dallas Buyers Club - Fact based drama of the early days of the AIDS epidemic with Matthew McConaughey in yet another outstanding performance

Delivery Man - Winning Vince Vaughn comedy about sperm bank donor who fathers 500 plus kids

Ender's Game - Asa Butterfield plays a kid recruited by Harrison Ford to defeat Earth's alien enemy

About Time - Delightful comedy/romance about men with the ability to travel back in time and fix their mistakes. Billy Nighy, Rachel McAdams, and Domhnall Gleeson

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

2 1/2 STARS

Black Nativity - Family drama gets resolved at Christmas - with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson

The Best Man Holiday - Characters from the 1999 comedy deal with middle age

Thor: The Dark World - More fun for fans of "The Avengers" and there are a lot of them

2 STARS

Out of the Furnace (R)

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Jackass guy Johnny Knoxville as an old guy traveling with his grandson

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