In This Month: August

This August was the cherry on top, the closure to a summer full of never-ending months. To celebrate the end of Summer 2020, here are some films and episodes released within the month of August. 

August 1, 1986: Friday the 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives – This will be a good list because I’m starting things off with an 80s horror film! It was rated 50% on Rotten Tomatoes. 

August 2, 2004: The Soul Keeper – A romantic affair between psychologist Carl Jung and his 19-year-old patient.

August 2, 2010: Phineas and Ferb: Summer Belongs to You! – The 54th episode of Phineas and Ferb’s second season, streaming on Disney XD and Disney Channel. 

August 4, 2015: Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ – I grew up on this show, and it’s pleasing to know this film did quite well among viewers. It was rated an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes, perhaps reviewed by loyal fans like myself. 

August 7, 2015: Fantastic Four – This film disappointed me, which makes it worthy to include on the list. It received a 9% on Rotten Tomatoes. 

August 11, 2005: The 40-Year-Old Virgin – A heartwarming and raunchy comedy starring the beloved Steve Carell. The movie received an 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. 

August 16, 2019: Where’d You Go, Bernadette – Based on the comedy novel by Maria Semple. This movie received a 50% on Rotten Tomatoes. 

August 18, 2000: Godzilla 2000 – The infamous king of monsters, Godzilla, makes a return to the U.S. mid-August. 

August 22, 2000: Bring it On – The 63% on Rotten Tomatoes will not deter loyal fans of the original comedy cheer flick. 

August 24, 2012: It’s Such a Beautiful Day – With a whopping 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, this dark experimental comedy was Don Hertzfeldt’s first feature film.