June 2014 Movie Report

We’ve just finished the month of June which continued the summer of awesome. It was the month for sequels and sci-fi blockbusters and, some more than others, the month succeeded. So now it’s time for me to say what I thought were the best and worst films of the month and rate each of the films I’ve seen. I haven’t seen every movie released this month, but I’ll go back and edit once I do.

Best:

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I’ve raved about it for a long time, I’ve seen it twice, and it’s still my favorite film of the summer. “Begin Again” is not just a great comedy about music, but it is a truly honest movie with a great emotional punch that feels tangible and real. The terrific performances by the ensemble cast and the soundtrack that I’ve been listening to ever since it was posted on Spotify are just a couple of the film’s many highlights. Definitely seek it out as it expands within the coming weeks.

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Fresh V Rotten (June 6, 2014)

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This weekend in movies, we have Tom Cruise dying over and over again, Shailene Woodley going through cancer, and Jenny Slate doing stand up comedy. It’s that time again to see what’s fresh and what’s rotten.

 

“Edge of Tomorrow” – 89% CERTIFIED FRESH

General Consensus: “Gripping, well-acted, funny, and clever, ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ offers entertaining proof that Tom Cruise is still more than capable of shouldering the weight of a blockbuster action thriller.”

 

“The Fault in Our Stars” – 79% CERTIFIED FRESH

General Consensus: “Wise, funny, and heartbreaking without resorting to exploitation, ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ does right by its bestselling source material.” Continue reading