"Directed by Ethan Hawke. Co-starring Ethan Hawke. Adapted by Ethan Hawke from the autobiographical novel by... Ethan Hawke. If these words, which describe The Hottest State, do not fill you with dread, you're made of sterner stuff than I." That's how Christopher Orr's review of Ethan Hawke's new film starts; you can imagine where it goes from there. [TNR]