Welcome to my monthly feature I’m calling Caffeine Corner. Once a month I’ll be posting a little something and giving away a free copy of a book (could be an e-book too—depending on my mood) and a fun mug to one person who comments.
So, this month I’m going to talk about some of my favorite summer-fun movies.
Summer seems to be the perfect time for chick flicks. On my list of faves are Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2. Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion is another one. Clueless and Mean Girls are fun, and Heathers which is actually a lot darker than a chick flick but still kind of in that category. Bridget Jones Diary and then the second one, also.
It’s also a good time of year for magical movies like The Secret of Roan Inish, and The Secret Garden. The Butcher’s Wife, and Practical Magical also fall into the summer category for me.
In your comments please specify whether you are in the US, that you are 18+, and tell me what are your favorite summer movies? I’ll pick one of you (not based on whether I like the movies you list, so don’t worry about that) and send you a backlist copy of one of my books (print this time) and a mug that you can fill with whatever drink you want while you curl up in the summer sun to read. Enter by midnight August 10th.
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I have always loved Legally Blonde, Bridget Jone’s Diary (can’t wait to watch the newest installment) the Bourne movies, Braveheart and Jurassic Park 1.
I am well over 18 lol. I live in U.S.A. Alabama to be exact. I love the movie Dazed and Confused. Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman and Fifth Element are some other favorites 🙂
In the US, over 18. Not into chick flicks (well I liked Heather’s and Princess Bride but don’t really consider either a “chick flick” What I do like is all the Sci Fi/Fantasy/Superhero movies that seem to come out every summer. Star Wars (IV, V and VI) Independence Day and Jurassic World to name a few 🙂
Way over 18, in the U.S., and my favorites are Scooby Doo animated movies, anything by Pixar, the Director Hayao Miyazaki, the Marvel Universe, and all time favorite is Dune (’84). And most movies everyone has above.
Well over 18 and in the US. I don’t watch many movies, but Dogma, Lord of the Rings trilogy and Labarynth are my favorites!
Def over 18 and in the U.S. Some fav summer movies, Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, 16 Candles, Beaches, Captain America, 9 To 5, and pretty much any and all Disney/Pixar movies. And those are only the one’s I can think of.
Over 18 by a long shot and live in the US. Fave summer movies include Pirates of the Caribbean, Dirty Dancing, Princess Bride and any Marvel universe movie.
I’m over 18 and I live in the US. My summer movies include Phantom of the Opera, Miss Congeniality 1 and 2, The Princess Bride, The Princess Diaries 1 and 2, Pixels and Sweet Home Alabama. Thank you for your generosity and this amazing opportunity 🙂
. I live in the U.S. Indiana to be exact. I am more of a book reader than a movie watcher. I have just finished reading all of the otherworld series in just a matter of weeks. I am a book a day reader normally. I do however like to watch Greece towards the end of summer and Grease 2 as well.
I also need to say I am well over 18 happen to be in my 40’s.
I live in the U.S. and I’m over and I love seeing new movies in theatres during the summer. I’m REALLY looking forward to seeing Suicide Squad. Some of my fav summer movies to watch are Shakespeare in Love, Becoming Jane, Adventureland, and anything with Audrey Hepburn in it. My list could go on and on, but these are the few that are near the top. =D
Over 18 in rainy Florida. Favorite summer movies Lion King, IceAge movies. Love seeing new ones Secret life of pets, ghostbusters and Tarzan.
Summer is when all the cool new movies come out. I have a soft spot for remakes of fairy tales, but the comic book movies are best. I’ll probably see Suicide Squad.
Over 18 and in the US.
My movie preferences aren’t usually based on a season. Holidays will bring out a desire for something specific but I like my favorites all year round. My all-time favorite is Practical Magic. I absolutely love the sisters and strive to be like the Aunts as I get older. Who can resist midnight margaritas? I also love Lilo & Stitch, Firefly, Labyrinth, to name just a few. Hmmm, now I feel the need for a movie marathon!
Well over 18 & in the USA! I don’t have any “Summer” movies, I can watch my faves anytime. SOME of them are Practical Magic, The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, The Hobbit Trilogy, the ICE AGE movies (saw Collision Course in the theater), the Mummy movies, the Scorpion King (can you guess I love fantasy movies?), Brave, the Halloweentown movies. I could go on & on. But I won’t. *HUGS* for all!
over 18 and from Germany
I have no special time for films except christmas movies this I don´t want to see in the summer.
This summer I love a lot of superhero movies.
Over 18, live in the US. I don’t consider any movie summer or any other seasonal movies. They are just that movies to me, but this summer I did go see Bad Moms, Finding Dory, Suicide Squad (which was the MOST anticipated movie for me and I LOVED it) As for a particular movie I watch in the summer? FX always has Grown Ups playing almost every weekend during the summer and The mummy (even though I can’t stand watching the movie anymore I blame my sister for that!)
Age 42 😉 favorite summer movie(s): Princess Bride, Scarlet Pimpernell, Practical Magic, the original 3 Star Wars movies, just about sny historical period movie like Jane Austen based movies
Way over 18 and in England. Summer faves are Ferris Beuller’s Day Off, The Nutty Professor (the original Jerry Lewis one) and my latest addition Guardians of the Galaxy
Over 18. My Best summer movie is Jeepers Creepers. Love to be Scared out of my wits. I live in Belton Texas. Good old USA. But mostly I Love to Read very Strong Reader. Love Books as well as Movies.
We don’t watch Chic flicks here much but this summer we have enjoyed The Dark Crystal (my fave), the Assassins Creed (cannot remember the title) movie and just watched the first 3 seasons of Slugterra with “The Girl” and getting ready to watch the Slugterra movie…LOL
I don’t do chick flicks, in fact doesn’t really watch movies but when my step daughter was growing up I enjoyed The Secret Garden and, The Secret of Roan Inish. I just finished watching the Indian Jones movies, they were playing on Saturday nights in a row. When in Ireland a few years ago I went to the bridge where The Quiet Man was filmed – watched this many years ago with my dad when I was about 16. But my favourite movie is Bladerunner. I am way over 18 and live in New Zealand.
I am very much over 18 and i live in Scotland, my favourite summer films are older films depending on my mood its either The Quiet Man or Grease, one is my go to film for just about anything and the other reminds me of my childhood when it was first released.
I’m over 18 and in the USA
This summer seems to be the summer of Cinderella. I absolutely love Ever After. But I also stumbled on an old childhood favorite called “The Slipper and the Rose.” It’s TOTAL cheese, but I can’t seem to get enough of it. Also on rotation is Becoming Jane.
Over 18 in the USA
Fav summertime movies for me are dances with Wolves,the mummy and mummy returns, clueless, hocus pocus and practical magic
Summer movies would be Pirates of the Caribbean or Original For. Doolittle.
Living in US
Over 18 and in the US.
Summertime is time for Disney movies in my house (school vacation – my favorite is Tangled!) but hubby and I like to watch action movies after she goes to bed, like the Bourne movies or the Transporter movies.
I’m definitely over 18 and from the US. My favorite summer movies are ones like Lady Hawk or Beastmaster. I also enjoy the Transformers movies, as they are movies that my teenage son will watch as well.
***Oops, chick flicks not chicken
Hate auto correct!
I’m over 18 and in the US.
Not really into chicken flicks but I do love any low budget horror/slasher film summer favorites tend to be Interview with a vampire and the Mummy and Mummy returns! (Did not like the 3rd one lol)
Chicken Flicks made me think of a scene from Anne Bishop’s Others series where they gather to watch a “chick flick” and complain because there are no baby birds 🙂
My favorite summer movies are Practical Magic, The Secret Garden (a favorite book,too), & any chick movie. Julie and Julia comes to mind. I am 18 and live in the U.S..
I’m over 18 and in the US. My favorite summer movies are the ones that they only play in the summer – both Conans, Red Sonya, Beastmaster…..
I am over 18 and live in the USA.
My favorite summer movies are Legend, After Dark and Princess Bride. Summer time I favor lush fantasy or silly vampire films
I’m way over 18 and in the US.
Summer Movie faves: Grease, Pretty Woman, Love Actually & Miss Congeniality.
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