08/16: Monthly Recap

August went by a little slower than the previous months! This month’s wrap up also includes movies I’ve seen in July. Here’s what I’ve watched in July and August!


When Gladiator was released (and eventually won the Best Picture Oscar), everyone I knew wanted to watch it. They heard it was epic and grand, something expected of a historical film like this. I would have probably liked it as much if I had seen it during that time. This was not the case.

Thursday Movie Picks: Scandanavian Language Movies

Thursday Movie Picks is a weekly event hosted by Wandering Through the Shelves. The themes for the year are already posted in her site, so it’s never too late to join in. The last Thursday of the month is dedicated to movies in the Scandinavian language. The Scandinavian region is made up of several countries in northern Europe. I don’t watch a lot of their films so my choices this week is rather limited. A common theme for these films (beside their region) is that I’ve reviewed them all in the blog. Here are my picks for the week:

Against the Crowd Blogathon

Wendell from Dell on Movies is back with the Against the Crowd blogathon, and this time he’s co-hosting it with KG of KG’s Movie Rants. The blogathon runs until August 26, so head over to their sites for the rules (and join in!). I haven’t joined in any blogathons recently, and I had fun participating last year, so I’m definitely in for this one.

Thursday Movie Picks: Movies About Writing/Writers

Thursday Movie Picks is a weekly event hosted by Wandering Through the Shelves. For themes and entries of other participants, head over to her site and join in! This week is about writing and writers, but we can’t use real life writers – so no biographies! Here are my picks for this week.