August Summary

















I think everyone realizes how this works by now. Here are the reviews for the movies that I watched this month.


ACTION/ADVENTURE:
Elysium
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Now You See Me
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Best: "Elysium"— by no means perfect; yet perfectly entertaining
Worst: "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"—too much of a good thing


AVANT-GARDE:
Blonde Cobra
Deseret

Best: "Deseret"
Worst: "Blonde Cobra"



CLASSIC:


Best: "Tom Jones"—sometimes I surprise myself
Worst: "Ben-Hur"


COMEDY:
Admission
Broadcast News
Ghostbusters
Harold and Maude
Hot Fuzz
Shaun of the Dead
The World's End

Best: "Harold and Maude"
Worst: "Admission"


DOCUMENTARY:
Sound City

Worst! "Sound City" dissolves near the end.


DRAMA:
Before Sunrise
Blue Jasmine
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Full Metal Jacket
Heartbeats
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Quartet
The Falcon and the Snowman
The Great Gatsby (2013)

Best: "Blue Jasmine", "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind", and "Full Metal Jacket"
Worst: "The Great Gatsby"


HORROR:
Antichrist
Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night
The Blair Witch Project

Best: "The Blair Witch Project"
Worst: "Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night"


SCIENCE FICTION:
Alien
Aliens

Best: "Alien"
Worst: "Aliens"—this isn't to say that it's not good...just not as good

OTHER: 
"The Butler" Serves Us Lies?

Note: This isn't a review. Instead, it's unashamed venting at "The Butler".




No comments:

Post a Comment