July was a fun month for blogging – full of meetups, blogathons and a lot more goodies. Take a look at article highlights, review recommendations and my favorite posts from July 2014.
And So It Begins (a mandatory inclusion for Month in Review posts apparently) jotted down all of the things he loves about my all time favorite Coen Brother film – No Country for Old Men. | [Top 52 Things I Love About No Country for Old Men (that no one talks about)]
Two Dollar Cinema reminded me of my favorite film from 2013. | Review Quote: “I dare you to find a movie where the performances feel more natural, more authentic than this one. The perfect actors reading the perfect lines. I felt like these people were not only real people I knew, but really, really cared about them. Especially those (damn) kids.” | Read the review for Short Term 12.
Film Intel thinks you to check out this fascinating albeit bias documentary. | Review Quote:“Gibney presents the events he focuses upon in a tight and matter-of-fact fashion, giving We Steal Secrets a polished and professional feel.” | Read the review for We Steal Secrets: The Story Of WikiLeaks.
Seven Inches of Your Time marvels at this layered revenge tale. | Review Quote: “BLUE RUIN is what would actually happen if a random guy found himself pitted against an arms-bearing family, and not the glorified Hollywood version of vengeful actions that we’ve seen so many times before. “ | Read the review for Blue Ruin.
Cinema Axis has a solid pick for your Netflix Instant Watch fix. | Review Quote: “It conveys the universal theme of finding one’s own path, while subtly avoiding several of the conventions commonly found in teen-centric coming-of-age tales. “ | Read the review for Fat Kid Rules The World.
On The Screen Reviews takes a look at the doppelganger film starring Jesse Eisenberg. | Review Quote: “Where the visuals and sounds set the stage in a stunning fashion, the acting sucks you into the world with surgical precision. “ | Read the review for The Double.
Best Reviewed Movie: The Purge: Anarchy [74%]
Worst Reviewed Movie: Lucy [61%]