MONDAY MOVIE MEME
Molly looked around for a weekly meme about movies and did not have any luck. So therefore she decided to start her own! Andy will play along as well - hopefully you will too. Go to your blog and create your own post on the topic, linking back to us in your post, then come back and leave a link to your post here in our Comments section. If you don’t have a blog, just share your response in the Comments section.
This week's movie topic is all about Heat...
Devoted Monday Movie Meme-er Nicole @ The Madlab Post recently suggested a topic for us that I thought was very appropriate given the weather we have been having here in the Boston region lately. She wanted to discuss movies containing a heat wave or extreme summer heat that was present in but not necessarily the focus of the film. I have lived in plenty of apartments through the years that did not have A/C and were so hot that I would come home to find our cats passed out inside of the cool bathtub porcelain. So I can relate to a nasty bout of steamy weather. Thankfully we have central air in our home now, otherwise I would be too cranky to think of movies for you. That being said, I only have one selection for you today. But I think its a good one. Share on your blog movies that turned the heat on their characters and link back here so that others can find you. And don't forget to visit your fellow participants!
- Summer of Sam (1999) - Spike Lee's take on the summer of 1977 in NYC when fear and paranoia over a serial killer dubbed the Son of Sam was heightened by a blackout in the middle of an overpowering heat wave. Very cool character study - albeit crass and filled with sex - not unlike many 70's movies I suppose ;0)
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