Summer 2009 Wrap-Up

September 3, 2009

Well, it’s been a good season.  And while technically summer doesn’t end until September 21st, in the wonderful world of Cinema, September 1st marks the end Blockbuster Summer season and the beginning of the We’re-Not-Good-Enough-to-Get-a-Best-Picture-Nod-By-All-Means-We’re-Gonna-Look-Like-We’re-Trying Fall drought.  So here is a list of the top 10 and the bottom five of a very exciting summer season:

The Good:
10. Public Enemies
9.  The Final Destination
8. Every Little Step
7. District 9
6. The Hangover
5. Up
4. (500) Days of Summer
3. Paperheart
2. Star Trek
1. Inglourious Basterds

The Bad:
5. Taking Woodstock
4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
3. The Ugly Truth
2. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
1. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

The One That Got Away: Hurt Locker

Well, can’t wait to see what the fall brings!  With such releases as Where the Wild Things Are and Jennifer’s Body the next couple months should be a nice entertaining ride on the way to AWARD SEASON!  HOORAY!  But in the meantime, I leave with this summer gem:

One comment

  1. couldn’t agree more with you!

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