74
      Thursday
      93 / 74
      Friday
      88 / 70
      Saturday
      85 / 65

      ARCH'S WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 12/12/13

      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