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The Month in Film: August 2013


The last month of pure, unadulterated movie watching!  It’s been fun, but at least I went out with a bang!  I watched fewer movies than I did in July, but I reviewed quite a few of them as part of my Summer Under the Stars series.  As always, if you missed one of my reviews you can click the title to go to the applicable link.

1. Prince Avalanche

2. I Love You Again

3. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story

4. Shampoo*

5. The Canyons

6. Love Crazy

7. Blood and Sand

8. The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

9. Laura*

10. High Society

11. Bonnie and Clyde*

12. The Canterville Ghost

13. Confetti

14. Dog Day Afternoon*

15. Days of Wine and Roses*

16. Epic

17. 2001: A Space Odyssey

18. Warm Bodies

19. The Driver

20. Anything Goes

21. Anne of the Thousand Days*

22. Wuthering Heights (1939)*

23. Lovelace

24. Jezebel

25. Terms of Endearment

26. Spellbound

27. Star Trek Into Darkness

28. Bullet to the Head

29. The Long, Long Trailer

30. To Be Or Not to Be (1942)

31. Kidnapped

32. Byzantium

33. The Red Shoes*


34. Wild Things*

35. Picnic

36. Thoroughly Modern Millie

37. Iron Man 3*

38. Blue Jasmine

39. Dinosaur

40. A Star Is Born (1954)

41. Saturday Night Fever

42. Morning Glory (1933)

43. Call Northside 777

44. The Curse of the Cat People

45. Pain and Gain

46. Pacific Rim

47. Wild River

48. Singin’ in the Rain*

49. The Emperor’s New Groove*


49 films watched in August (down 5 from July)

12 were rewatches

37 were first-time viewings

2 were theatrical releases (although a few were VOD releases)

Top 5 Favorite Classic Films of the Month:

1.  The Curse of the Cat People  2. A Star is Born  3.  To Be or Not to Be  4.  The Canterville Ghost  5.  Call Northside 777

Favorite Theatrical Film of the MonthBlue Jasmine

Worst Film of the Month: Anything Goes, Lovelace


Month in Film

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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