Cinema: Hot Car

CORVETTE SUMMER

Directed by Matthew Robbins

Screenplay by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins

To enjoy Corvette Summer it helps to abandon common sense. In this film there is not a single credible plot development or convincing character. What the movie offers instead is a few benign laughs, some neatly staged action sequences and a bit of appealing moralizing about the evils of materialism. As long as one doesn't demand too much of it, Corvette Summer delivers a very pleasant two hours of escape.

The film marks the graceful directing debut of Matthew Robbins, who,...