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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Green Light! What’s Your Perfect Veronica Mars Movie?

C: Wednesday around 9:00 p.m., the Veronica Mars movie project passed its $2 million goal on Kickstarter – after less than 11 hours! That, folks, is fan love made mighty. And Rob Thomas, show creator, reacted: “Today has exceeded the wildest pipe dream I let myself entertain. Holy cow. We better make a good movie. These amazing fans have stepped up. We better deliver.” Between the humility of this response, and the frickin’ fantastic video they made to advertise the Kickstarter funding drive, my hopes are soaring.

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