Al Berto

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  This biopic from filmmaker Vicente Alves do Ó is a fictionalized and highly dramatic account of a traumatic period in the life of the gay Portuguese Poet Alberto Raposo Pidwell Tavares who was universally known simply as Al Berto.   It’s set in the mid-1970’s when a very young Al Berto (Ricardo Teixeira)  has just returned home to … Continue reading



Battle of The Sexes

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  Filmmaking duo  Jonathan Dayton and  Valerie Faris who helmed the Oscar winning ‘Little Miss Sunshine‘ are back behind the cameras for another real-crowd pleaser of a movie that tackles the age old problem of parity between men and women.  In this story, very much steeped in real life, the tale is not so much about the enormous … Continue reading




Fantabulosa

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The late great Kenneth Williams could easily be described as Britain’s own Charles Nelson Reilly. Both men were celebrated classical trained actors who worked with all the major stars of their day, but they actually found their own fame with their outrageously camp and genius comic humor which made them both much loved national treasures. They were also … Continue reading



Mapplethorpe

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  Filmmaker Ondi Timoner’s spirited attempt to capture the very essence of the sheer genius who was Robert Mapplethorpe in this new scripted biopic, sadly leaves us asking for more. In the two decades of his short life that are portrayed by Matt Smith playing the troubled photographer shows a self-centred man who could manipulate … Continue reading



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