Last Men Standing

    It seems very apt that this highly emotional documentary that tells the poignant stories of 8 gay men who are long-time AIDS survivors is the work of The South Francisco Chronicle as it is Northern California’s largest newspaper and as such was always reporting more than most from the front line of the pandemic.  Since … Continue reading

    Danny DeVito is the sweetest gay curmudgeon

    Danny DeVito is the sweetest gay curmudgeon. This surprising and totally delightful new short movie that he has directed and stars in, is the tale of two elderly men residing in a living-assisted home, who are shocked to find true love in the final chapter of their lives.   It also features the last performance of … Continue reading

    1985

    The fourth feature from queer filmmaker Yen Tan is a surprising departure for him as it a sad remembrance of the impact of the AIDS pandemic on American families, from an era that was way before his time and far removed from where he grew up. As a whole debate continues about the need for movies about … Continue reading

    54 : The Directors Cut

    The movie opens with a very hunky bare chested young man in a New York street late at night trying to cover up and keep warm. You can hear him start to explain. “I’m not going to bullshit you, it was the greatest party in the history of the world.  My boss said the road … Continue reading

    A Fantastic Woman

    Sebastián Lelio’s extraordinary wonderful new movie gets to the very core of Chilean society’s inbred homophobia and transphobia that threatens the very existence of Marina  (Daniela Vega) the protagonist simply because they resent the very fact that she had been the light of her dead lover’s life.  The movie opens with 57-year-old Orlando (Francisco Reyes) getting ready … Continue reading

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