fbpx

Uncle Frank : a mature coming-out story to grab your heart strings

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , Leave a comment on Uncle Frank : a mature coming-out story to grab your heart strings

  Since he won an Academy Award for writing American Beauty  in 1999  openly  gay writer/director/producer Alan Ball has been focusing on creating new work for television.  His groundbreaking series such as Six Feet Under and True Blood swept up Golden Globes and also won Ball a very loyal following too. Now he is back … Continue reading



Forgotten Roads : a brilliant new queer Chilean drama

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , , Leave a comment on Forgotten Roads : a brilliant new queer Chilean drama

  Despite all the problems in the world, 2020 has seen a remarkable crop of such excellent queer debut feature films from first time directors/writers.   Forgotten Roads from Chilean filmmaker Nicol Ruiz Benavides is right up there amongst them. Kudos for both his script and his visual interpretation but especially for the sublimely nuanced  performance … Continue reading



Dating Amber : and pretending to be straight

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , , Leave a comment on Dating Amber : and pretending to be straight

  Out-gay filmmaker David Freyne returns to his native Kildare in Ireland for the his latest film a delightful coming-out comedy that has a more than a passing reference to his own story . Set in 1995 a period Freyne comments was a time when so many films about being gay focused on people dying … Continue reading



Dramarama: when it’s time to give up playacting and get on with real life

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , Leave a comment on Dramarama: when it’s time to give up playacting and get on with real life

  Queer writer/director Jonathan Wysocki’s debut feature film is based on his own high school days  where a bunch of geeky best friends prefer to play dress up drama then actually deal with the reality of their own lives  It all takes place in Escondido California back in 1994 and as the summer has ended … Continue reading



MINYAN: Coming Out Gay and Jewish

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , , Leave a comment on MINYAN: Coming Out Gay and Jewish

  When queer documentarian Eric Steel  adapted David Bezmozgis ‘s short story MINYAN into his first feature film the narrative became much more personal.  Like the protagonist David (Samuel H. Levine) ., Steel grew up in a New York Jewish family in the 1980’s when being gay in the midst of an AIDS pandemic was … Continue reading



Follow queerguru

Search This Blog


View queertiques By:

Categories

Topics

Newsletter