Yes, Call My By Your Name is good. Very, very good.
I went in with elevated expectations and a cynical Cinema Studies attitude, but I was completely moved by it. 715 more words
A superlative heavy but spoiler light review.
At this point in this film’s meteoric rise (and immediate backlash), it feels like all has been written, and in order to match the film’s overwhelming beauty – written beautifully. 1,713 more words
It’s a rare movie that knows when to move and when to stay still. Call Me By Your Name, which takes place in the at-once-vague-and-specific time and place of “Summer, 1983, Somewhere in Northern Italy,” is just such a film, lazy as a late-afternoon dragonfly one moment, rash and rushed as young love the next. 597 more words
I’ve heard people ask “What’s the big deal?” in regards to Luca Guadagnino’s most recent film Call Me By Your Name. I realize this isn’t the first time we’ve been down the film-genre road which expresses two outwardly “heterosexual” men who end up falling in love. 598 more words
Call Me By Your Name has been cleaning up on the awards circuit so far this season, most recently garnering eight nominations from the Critics’ Choice Awards and three from the Golden Globes — both including Best Picture. 209 more words