Tag Archives: Luca Guadagnino

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME: first love in a luscious Italian summer

Call Me by Your Name is an extraordinarily beautiful story of sexual awakening set in a luscious Italian summer.  The film is gorgeous and magnificently well-acted, but flawed. Each year, the family of 16-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) spends the summer … Continue reading

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A BIGGER SPLASH: another exercise in sensuality

Harry Hawkes (Ralph Fiennes) is the kind of guy who gives a bad name to joie de vivre.  The ultimate disrupter, his gift is to seize all the attention, change any social situation into a party and take everyone else … Continue reading

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