Tim (Davi Santos) and Ben (Grant Davis) steal a private moment surrounded by Tim’s artwork.
MIAMI — Miami Art Zine called Something Like Summer a “charming wish fulfillment fantasy [that’s] pretty difficult to resist.”
In his review, prior to the film’s Southeast U.S. premiere at the MiFo Outshine Film Festival, writer Ruben Rosario wrote: “This engaging, rough-around-the-edges indie musical embraces its limitations and sometimes even turns them into strengths.”
There’s an undeniable appeal to ‘Something Like Summer’s’ mix of juvenile comedy and romantic melodrama.Ruben Rosario, Miami Art Zine
Despite beginning like a “typical twink fairy tale,” Rosario credited director David Berry and screenwriter Carlos Pedraza for “a longer, more ambitious arc … that traces the ways their lives keep intersecting through college and early adulthood.”
Miami Art Zine’s review, “MiFo Short Takes, Part 1,” was published in advance of the film’s screening April 22.