“Ping Pong Summer” is a good tribute movie to those moviegoers who remember growing up in the 80s. It’s about a teenager who spends a summer at the beach in Ocean City in 1985. It combines the tributes of arcade games, young teen love, hip hop and of course—ping pong.
The film has great veteran actors like Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, Amy Sedaris and John Hannah. It also features the young actors of Marcello Conte, Myles Massey and Emmi Shockley.
Latino-Review had an extended exclusive phone interview with director Michael Tully. We discussed in significant detail about the production, the actors, the music and the love of the 1980s.
“Ping Pong Summer” is currently in limited release in certain theaters and also available on VOD.
Read the interview below.
Latino-Review: First of all, I want to thank you for doing this type of movie. I
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Sarandon said nothing but wagged her finger at fans before walking off. She appeared again later in the show and showered the audience with multi-colored streamers, according to RoillingStone.
The actress wasn't the only special guest at the show - Solange Knowles, who appears on Of Montreal's new album, also took to the stage to perform a rendition of Jackson Five's "I Want You Back" with frontman Kevin Barnes.
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Sarandon said nothing but wagged her finger at fans before walking off.
She appeared again later in the show and showered the audience with multi-coloured streamers, according to RoillingStone.com.
The actress wasn't the only special guest at the show - Solange Knowles, who appears on Of Montreal's new album, also took to the stage to perform a rendition of The Jackson 5's I Want You Back with frontman Kevin Barnes.
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