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Call Me By Your Name
Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Despite high-profile Oscar wins for art house films like "Call Me By Your Name" and "A Fantastic Woman," LGBTQ representation in films from the seven biggest Hollywood studios fell significantly in 2017 according to a study released Tuesday by the advocacy organization GLAAD.
Monday, Mar. 26, 2018
On one hand, Call Me by Your Name had myriad challenges to overcome—budget constraints, numerous stops and starts, and varied unfulfilled project iterations over nearly 10 years since actor Peter Spears first read the novel of the same title by Andre Aciman and set out to produce a film...
Monday, Mar. 5, 2018
Jordan Peele had to dig deep to get the horror-satire "Get Out" to the screen, and his reward was the first original screenplay Oscar for an African-American.
"This means so much to me," Peele said as he accepted the trophy Sunday. "I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I...
Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018
Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” won best film and best director on Saturday at the 33rd Independent Film Spirit Awards, a day before the horror sensation will vie for top honors at the Academy Awards.
The wins for Peele’s directorial debut gave the Spirits, a celebration of indie filmmaking,...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
Actor Peter Spears waited a long time to produce his first feature, Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics). Clearly the wait was worth it--not just because the coming-of-age tale earned him a Best Picture Oscar nomination but also that the on-again, off-again roller coaster ride...
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association voted “Call Me by Your Name” the best film of the year, bestowing a total of three awards on Luca Guadagnino’s erotic coming-of-age tale.
The critics, who announced their awards Sunday on Twitter, also named the film’s breakout star, Timothee...
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
The 27th annual Gotham Awards appeared headed for a sweep for Jordan Peele's social thriller "Get Out," but the sensual coming-of-age tale "Call Me by Your Name" swooped in to take best feature film at the first major soiree of Oscar season.
Luca Guadagnino's film about a 17-year-old's...
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017
The hours move slowly in "Call Me by Your Name ."
It's summertime in Northern Italy in 1983 on a secluded 17th century villa, where life among the antiquities is beautifully tranquil and nothing is ever pressing. There is time to read the paper in the morning, while delicately picking at...
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
In the longest and most emotional close-up in "Call Me by Your Name," director Luca Guadagnino asked for three variations, one per take, from his young actor, Timothee Chalamet: dry, humid and wet.
The Italian summer of "Call Me by Your Name," set in 1983, is unchanging: day-after-day of...
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
The nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards were unveiled with five features up for Best Picture: Call Me by Your Name; The Florida Project; Get Out; Lady Bird; and The Rider.
Four of those six films also garnered Best Director...