Movies Watched [August 2012]

This may have been my best month of movie watching yet. By my count, I would give at least 15 of these an 8 or 9/10. Here’s the rundown:

In order of viewing:
1) The Sting [1973]
The Sting [1973]

2) The Intouchables [2011]
The Intouchables [2011]

3) Gilda [1946]
Gilda [1946]

4) Once Brothers [2010]
Once Brothers [2010]

5) O Brother, Where Art Thou? [2000]
O Brother, Where Art Thou? [2000]

6) Singin’ in the Rain [1952]
Singin' in the Rain [1952]

7) The French Connection [1971]
The French Connection [1971]

8) A Woman Is a Woman [1961]
A Woman Is a Woman [1961]

9) Out of the Past [1947]
Out of the Past [1947]

10) Persona [1967]
Persona [1967]

11) The Thin Blue Line [1988]
The Thin Blue Line [1988]

12) Bonnie and Clyde [1967]
Bonnie and Clyde [1967]

13) The Master [2012]
The Master [2012]

14) The Window [1949]
The Window [1949]

15) Total Recall [1990]
Total Recall [1990]

16) Adaptation. [2002]
Adaptation. [2002]

17) Let the Right One In [2008]
Let the Right One In [2008]

18) Cry Danger [1951]
Cry Danger [1951]

19) Pretty Poison [1968]
Pretty Poison [1968]

20) Pink Flamingos [1972]
Pink Flamingos [1972]

21) Lady Vengeance [2005]
Lady Vengeance [2005]

22) Before Sunrise [1995]
Before Sunrise [1995]

23) Natural Born Killers [1994]*
Natural Born Killers [1994]

24) Lethal Weapon [1987]
Lethal Weapon [1987]

* denotes rewatch

Movie of the Month: This is a ridiculously hard choice this month. The Sting is the best caper film I have ever seen, Out of the Past is one of the best Film Noirs, and Singin’ in the Rain gave me a new appreciation of musicals. But I am going to cop out and choose The Master, partly because of the unforgettable experience I had in seeing such an early screening. I can’t wait to see it again.

Dud of the Month: Pink Flamingos. I will have a review of this coming soon, but yeah, this one was pure garbage, plain and simple. Only film I saw this month that I would consider “bad.”

How about you guys? What’s your favorite of this group of films? What was the best movie you saw in August?

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