July & August Movies and Money for Charity

I forgot to do this last month so this is two months of movie watching. I feel like I need to do a monthly post on what we’re binge watching too since we do as much of that as anything. What’s the last show you binged?

You know the drill, add your 5 words (or less!) to mine in a comment and earn $1 for charity. Once we get to $100 the person with the most reviews will choose the charity. Click here to see the past winners, the charities they chose and the other reviews you can add to. Anyone is welcome to join in at any time. Click here to see past movie posts.

What do I need to see in September?

We’re at $81 right now.  Your charity could be next 

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Midnight Run, 1988 (Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano) Grade B+

Bounty hunter evades mafia and police


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Midnight Special, 2016 (Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard) Grade B

Bizarre boy escapes cult, government


Game Night, 2018 (Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Lamorne Morris, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury, Michael C. Hall) Grade B

Game night turns violent.

Game night has a dark side (Heather)


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Sarah’s Key, 2010 (Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominique Frot, Natasha Mashkevich, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot, Mélusine Mayance, Michel Duchaussoy, Gisèle Casadesus) Grade B

French imprison Jews during WWII


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The Tomorrow War, 2021 (Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Jasmine Mathews, Edwin Hodge) Grade B

Time traveling to fight a future war.

So very many plot holes. (Heather)


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Hugo, 2011 (Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lee, Sasha Baron Cohen, Emily Mortimer, Helen McCrory) Grade B

Hugo finds picture perfect ending


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Gigi, 1958 (Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold) Grade B

Playboy and young courtesan find love


Perfume, 2006 (Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Hurd-Wood) Grade C

Serial killer with a picky nose


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Ice Road, 2021 (Liam Neelson, Laurence Fishburne, Amber Midthunder, Marcus Thomas, Benjamin Walker, Holt McCallany, Matt McCoy) Grade D

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4 thoughts on “July & August Movies and Money for Charity

  1. William C Rafalski says:

    Interesting selections of movies that you watched. I really liked Midnight Run, Hugo and Gigi , all for different reasons. Midnight Run is a very funny take on a bounty hunter/road picture. Hugo is an excellent movie about movie making with a coming of age worked in. Gigi is an MGM musical directed with a lot of style by Vincent Minelli. Minelli was a painter and many of the scenes in the movie look like paintings that come to life.
    Thanks for sharing..

  2. Gofita says:

    The Tomorrow War–So very many plot holes
    Game Night– Game night has a dark side

    I saw Midnight Special but I honestly can’t remember much of it or how I felt about it…I don’t know what that says about my brain and how old I’m getting…

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