Directed with visual and storytelling brio from Elijah Bynum, Hot Summer Nights is a 1991 Cape Cod set drama that co-stars Maia Mitchell. During my chat with Mitchell, the actress talked about her love for the 2007 feature Once.
There will be a ton of style versus substance arguments with Hot Summer Nights, director/writer Elijah Bynum’s visually hypnotic and balls out homage to such features as Goodfellas and Boogie Nights. Is this movie more than a series of beautifully composed shots and a wonderfully curated soundtrack (kudos for the use of The Outfield’s “Your Love”)? I believe it does, but maybe you need to look a little closer at this 1991 Cape Cod set odyssey.
There are so many things to love about Call Me By Your Name, but at its root the film holds a universal truth and depth of feeling that is has been or will be shared by most people. During the press conference for the film, Armie Hammer discussed why the movie has left a deep impression on moviegoers.
Life after Mad MenforKiernan Shipkaapparently takes place in a seemingly remote countryside, surrounded by a domineering father and a healthy dose of family tragedy. At least that’s what the intriguing trailer to One & Twosuggests.