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Dog Days of Summer Movies: A Summer in Genoa
August 9, 2011 – 11:18 AM | 5 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>A Summer in Genoa</I>

by Sarah D. Bunting
Playing a game in the car, 9-year-old Mary (Perla Haley-Jardine) covers her 16-year-old sister Kelly's (Willa Holland) eyes. Then she covers her mother's eyes for a minute, as a joke — but …

Dog Days of Summer Movies: Dirty Dancing
August 8, 2011 – 12:04 PM | 36 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>Dirty Dancing</I>

by Tara Ariano
Dirty Dancing might be the first dance movie I ever really loved. I was thirteen when it came out, and my worry in revisiting it at the age of thirty-six was that it …

Dog Days of Summer Movies: Camp
August 5, 2011 – 10:53 AM | 8 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>Camp</I>

by Adam Grosswirth
When Vlad (Vlad? Really?) arrives at musical-theater-themed Camp Ovation, he causes a stir by being the only new guy in a clique full of outcasts who've been coming to camp for many summers …

Dog Days of Summer Movies: Summer Storm
August 4, 2011 – 9:44 AM | 14 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>Summer Storm</I>

by John Ramos
As a gay man, I know I am not alone in sometimes feeling victimized by the bulk of queer cinema. My strong desire to see films that intelligently and sensitively explore gay themes …

Dog Days of Summer Movies: A Summer Place
August 3, 2011 – 7:32 PM | 8 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>A Summer Place</I>

by Mark Blankenship
Tilt your head the right way, and you can see A Summer Place as a thoughtful and progressive discourse on sexuality. Cock it in the other direction, however, and you'll see a smutty, …

Dog Days of Summer Movies: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
August 2, 2011 – 11:49 AM | 10 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies: <I>I Still Know What You Did Last Summer</I>

Please welcome Mark Blankenship of The Critical Condition to the curator's chair!
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Before I get to the plot of I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, I need to address the title. You see, on …

Dog Days of Summer Movies Film Fest: Summer Stock
August 1, 2011 – 12:46 AM | 4 Comments
Dog Days of Summer Movies Film Fest: <I>Summer Stock</I>

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer Movies Online Film Festival! As we "greet" August, a cavalcade of internet-film-buff stars will join me here on Tomato Nation to enjoy the virtual AC and talk about …