Something feels a bit “off” about this summer movie season. Though the movies keep coming, it feels like it’s been months since we’ve had an “event” movie, something that screams to be seen on the big screen and while for some, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is that movie, for many more the summer must-see still eludes.
That said, August is almost upon us and with it another round of releases and it seems, August is the month of the documentary. Join us as Dale (Letterboxd), Colleen, and I (Letterboxd) look ahead to this month’s releases including a handful of fantastic looking documentaries.
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Opening Music: Rolling Stones’ “Paint it Black”
Opening August 2nd
Opening August 9th
- Scary Stories to tell in the Dark
- The Kitchen
- Dora and the Lost City of Gold
- The Art of Racing in the Rain
- After the Wedding
- Brian Banks
- The Peanut Butter Falcon
- One Child Nation
- Corporate Animals
Opening August 16th
- The Angry Birds Movie 2
- Good Boys
- The Informer
- 47 Meters Down: Uncaged
- Playmobil: The Movie
- Blinded by the Light
- Where’d You Go, Bernadette
- Cold Case Hammarskjold
Opening August 23rd
- Angel Has Fallen
- Ready or Not
- Brittany Runs a Marathon
- Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles
Opening August 30th
Closing Music: Apocalyptica’s “At the Gates of Manala“