August 2014 Movie Preview

E: Ah, our birthday month, C.  A great month for our family, but not typically an impressive one for Hollywood.

C: With a few exceptions, and maybe more than in your typical August. At least, so we hope.

M: Looking at the slate below, I think that this year the summer movies are actually spilling over into one of the two months that actually comprise summer. What a novel concept!

C: A few classic summer movies, and a lot of weirdness. There’s just no other word for several of these movies.

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June 2013 Movie Preview

C: After a big May for movies, you’d expect June to roar in with even more would-be blockbusters. Surprisingly… there are only a few. But there are also some that we hope will be little gems, and a mishmash of strange films, waiting at the starting gates.

M: It’s funny, you would expect June to be a huge “summer movie” month, but it never seems to be as big as either May or July. Bigger than August, yes, but never as many blockbuster releases. I’m sure there’s a monetary reason for it, but it’s still odd.

E: Whether it was the studios’ intent or not, I’m really looking forward to more than a few of these movies.

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