It’s the in between time where summer is ending and fall is right around the bend. Summer box office is at a close but the rest of 2012 has a lot of great films on it’s roster. Before we get there, I put together some of last month’s highlights including box office stats, my favorite posts and new blogs I’m into.
Universal made a bunch of money: Universal hit a new personal best by raking in $1.128 billion domestically – exceeding the $1.127 billion previous benchmark set in 2008. [Read]
September box office blew chunks: Compared to the same time last year, this September’s box office performance is down about 28% [Read]
Critics like Looper: Certified Fresh at 93%, Looper remains the best reviewed new release of September according to Rotten Tomatoes. [Read]
Man, I Love Films has an article that tries to break down just why it is that good ideas sometimes become bad movies. Thumbs up for pointing out just how terrible Caligula is! [When Good Ideas Go Bad]
To The Escape Hatch! is totally playing to my soft spot this month by selecting a gorgeous scene from Jurassic Park for the ongoing ‘Favorite Scene Friday’ series. [Favorite Scene Friday! Welcome......to Jurassic Park]
The Droid You’re Looking For is writing so many posts I’m into that I had a hard time singling something out this month. I went with the very personal and relatable piece John recently posted about the perils of being ‘the movie guy.’ [The Perils of Being “The Movie Guy”]
Poster Collective – Amazing source of various poster designs. Features artwork, interviews and a lot more to look at.
Whoa, This is Heavy – Total movie Geekdom! Lists and reviews of all kinds for total film fans.
A Dash of Cinema - Combines the two greatest creations known to man: cinema and FOOD! Blogging about all things movie and food including tons of photos, food/movie pairings and recipes!
100 Years of Movies - One man’s journey to cover as much cinema ground as possible by selecting random movie from film year to film year. Absorbing stuff!
Film Pulse - Multi-contributor site filled with news, trailers, reviews, podcasts and more. you name it, they got it.
Best Reviewed Movie: Looper [92%]
Worst Reviewed Movie: Trouble With The Curve [43%]
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