Archive for January 15, 2013

The 2013 Film Release Calendar: July

The Film Release Calendar is something I do each year to preview the upcoming year’s slate of films. It started as both a way for me to start paying attention to what was coming out (since I was really slacking around the time I started the blog) and to be able to see how well I know myself and how much I know exactly what I’m gonna think about a movie before I even see it.

What I do is, I go through the list of films scheduled to come out in a given year (using my go-to article, Wikipedia’s year in film article), month by month. I write down what they’re about, who’s in them, and generally what my thoughts are on what I see. And then I guess what I think I’m gonna rate it when I see it. Because at this point — I’ve seen so many movies — I know what a movie is gonna be. I’m running about a 70% correct percentage on guessing stuff in January. Plus, that aside, it also gives me a chance to see what movies, come the end of the year, surpassed (or fell way below) my expectations (or everyone’s). So it’s not all just a chance for me to talk about how awesome I am (since, believe me… I’m gonna do that anyway).

Today, we’re looking at all the films that are currently scheduled to come out in July: (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “I can’t choose. I can’t choose!” “Be quiet.” “I can’t choose!” “Make a choice. Or I’ll send both of them over there. Make a choice.” “Don’t make me choose! I can’t!” “Shut up! Enough! I’ll send them both over there! I told you to shut up! Make a choice!” “I can’t choose! Please! I can’t choose!” “Take BOTH children away!” “Take my little girl! Take my baby!”