Set in '69, "A No-Hit, No-Run Summer" gets to first base, at least, with its modest tale of B-team squirts who play in old hockey jerseys but eventually hold their own against the well-named…
A film about the pressures and consequences of upward mobility and ordinary adolescence. Intense perfs by Rory Culkin and Alec Baldwin are standouts in a movie that brims with vivid supporting turns.
Pic's strengths as a '50s Euro-style meller paradoxically make "Genova" a somewhat iffy proposition for Stateside release.
Hardly superbad, but sorta OK, "College" solves for X in an equation with young TV actors plus fake IDs, bare skin and bodily fluids.
Softcore horror at best, failed allegory at worst, "Mirrors" reflects little beyond Splat Pack auteur Alexandre Aja's desire to push his genre into less punishing and more profitable territory.