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    We Are X

    X Japan is not just that country’s most successful band, it is also one of the oldest ones as it was originally formed way back in 1982. With their extreme outfits and outrageous hair styles, their brand of highly theatrical glam metal has made them iconic figures in Asia but they never ever been able … Continue reading

    The Kind Words

    When her mother is admitted into hospital for an operation in Tel Aviv, Dorona and her two brothers rush to be by her side. Dealing with their mother’s condition temporarily puts aside the three siblings angst with their own unhappy lives. Dorona wants out of her marriage to Ricki her patient saint of a husband after her … Continue reading

    306 Hollywood

      Visual artist siblings Elan and Jonathan Bogarin describe their very personal documentary about their maternal grandmother as ‘magical-realist’.  After she dies the pair persuade their mother to delay selling grandmother’s New Jersey house so they can conduct an ‘archaeological dig’ that will serve as an excavation into her life. Anette Ontel the matriarch of their … Continue reading

    The Day Shall Come : a black comedy farce about some would-be terrorists

      For Queerguru,  British  satirist Chris Morris’s  feature film debut FOUR LIONS was one of the very best movies at Sundance in 2010. This black comedy about an inept group of British Pakistani terrorists pushed any hint of good taste out of the window and stunned the Park City crowd onto silence. It was not … Continue reading

    A Ballerina’s Tale

    Documentarians could not possibly wish for better luck than that which befell on Nelson George when he was recently finishing up his profile on the ballerina Misty Copeland and it was announced that she was to become the first African-American soloist with the prestigious American Ballet Theater in over two decades. It’s a perfect ending to … Continue reading

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