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The Month in Film: June 2013


Wow, if you thought I watched a lot of movies in May, I was able to squeeze in an additional two in June!  My movie watching was diverse, and while I didn’t review everything I discovered far more good movies than bad.  As always, any links in this article will take you to my reviews of said film.

1. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

2. Drums Along the Mohawk

3. The Boston Strangler

4. The Longest Day

5. The Grapes of Wrath

6. The Lords of Salem

7. The Hangover Part III

8. The Verdict

9. King Kong*

10. The Barkleys of Broadway

11. This Gun for Hire

12. The Purge

13. V/H/S 2

14. After Earth

15. Meet Me in St. Louis*

16. Badlands

17. The Return of the Vampire

18. Manos: The Hands of Fate (MST3K)

19. The Two Mrs. Carrolls

20. The Call

21. Tenth Avenue Angel

22. This Is the End

23. Ondine

24. Pocahontas*

25. To Kill a Mockingbird

26. Life With Father

27. The Secret Garden

28. Leave Her to Heaven

29. Man of Steel

30. Casablanca*

31. Before Sunrise*

32. Oz: The Great and Powerful*

33. Frontier(s)

34. The Hunchback of Notre Dame*

35. The Cabin in the Woods*

36. Much Ado About Nothing (2013)

37. Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell

38. Executive Suite

39. The Only Game in Town

40. Of Human Bondage (1934)

41. Cop Out

42. Hercules*

43. Phantoms

44. Cinema Paradiso

45. Hell’s House

46. Hard Times

47. A Life Of Her Own

48. The Women*


48 films watched in June (up 2 from May)

10 were rewatches

38 were first-time viewings

7 were theatrical releases

Top 5 Favorite Classic Films of the Month:

1. To Kill a Mockingbird

2.  Leave Her to Heaven

3.  Badlands

4. The Grapes of Wrath

5.  This Gun for Hire

Favorite Theatrical Film of the Month: This is the End.  Secured a spot as my favorite film of the year, so far.

Worst Film of the Month: Man of Steel, The Call, Phantoms

Movies Worth Seeking Out: Little Shop of Horrors, Cinema Paradiso, Hard Times



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Kristen Lopez View All

A freelance film critic whose work fuels the Rotten Tomatoes meter. I've been published on The Hollywood Reporter, Remezcla, and The Daily Beast. I've been featured in the L.A. Times. I currently run two podcasts, Citizen Dame and Ticklish Business.

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