JOE MARTIN is a contributing writer for the Brooklyn Rail.
Aside from several Italian horror movie directors, most folks might not consider Brooklyn a cinematic city. But fortunately for us, directors like Walter Hill, John Badham, Nick Gomez, Spike Lee have seen fit to represent for the rest of us.
Ah, summertime! The aroma of Palmers cocoa butter in the air, everybody wearing less clothes, and having beers in the afternoon. And the beach! Now dont get us wrongwe aint interested in Muscle Beach or Frankie & Annette-type beach movies. Were simply choosing films that have key scenes at or near a beach, and that just have that intangible Summer feeling to them. Get hot!