July Summary

















Over half-way to Christmas!
Here are the links to this month's reviews, broken apart by genre and alphabetized with my thoughts for the best and worst of each. Enjoy!


ACTION/ADVENTURE:
Pacific Rim
Pulp Fiction
Red 2
Run Lola Run

Best: "Pulp Fiction" and "Run Lola Run"
Worst: "Pacific Rim"


CLASSICS:
Badlands
Battleship Potemkin
Cavalcade
Man with a Movie Camera
Paths of Glory
Raging Bull
Rear Window
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Killing

Best: "Badlands" and "Man with a Movie Camera"
Worst: "Raging Bull" and "Battleship Potemkin"


COMEDY:
A Hard Day's Night
Better Off Dead...
The Big Lebowski

Best: "The Big Lebowski"
Worst: "Better Off Dead..."


DRAMA:
Bright Star
Clean, Shaven
Fruitvale Station
Gosford Park
Mary and Max
Mr. Nobody
Requiem for a Dream
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Ice Storm
The New World
Where the Wild Things Are

Best: "Requiem for a Dream", "Clean, Shaven", "Mary and Max", and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Worst: "Where the Wild Things Are"...not bad, but not as good.


FOREIGN:
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Cinema Paradiso
I Killed My Mother

Best: "I Killed My Mother"
Worst: "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"


HORROR:
The Conjuring

Best! "The Conjuring" is one of the best modern horror movies


KIDS:
Hercules
Mulan

Best: "Hercules"
Worst: "Mulan"


SCIENCE FICTION:
Primer

Best! "Primer" is a wonderfully complex debut film from Shane Carruth


SHORT FILM:
Six Shooter
Wasp

Best: "Six Shooter"
Worst: "Wasp"


???? (No Genre):
College Boy
Sharknado
Vinyl

Best: "College Boy"—by definition, a music video—by execution, a brilliant work of art
Worst: "Vinyl"—horrible on so many levels


No comments:

Post a Comment