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Cola De Mono

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  It’s an unbearably hot Santiago Christmas Eve 1986 in those pre-tech days before cellphones were invented and  when families still had to talk to each other. However Borja (Cristóbal Rodríguez-Costabal) ‘s family don’t.  Well not very much.  He’s a precocious teenager about to turn 17 and obsessed with movies especially the stack of obscure … Continue reading




Little Miss Westie

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  As part of Transgender Awareness Week, Queerguru reviews LITTLE MISS WESTIE an extraordinary new documentary by Joy E Reed and Dan Hunt that has just had its World Premiere at DOC NYC. It’s the story of the McCarthy family in Connecticut where both of their children are transgender.  The older sibling Luca came out … Continue reading




Boys

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  This French made-for-TV movie written and directed by Christophe Charrier is an intriguing tale of two incidents in young Jonas’s life that occured some 18 years apart and that are totally intertwined. When we first see him as a quiet  gameboy-obsessed 16 year old game boy in 1995,  Jonas ( Nicolas Bauwens) obviously has some demons to … Continue reading



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