Lauren Greenfield’s overly ambitious new documentary that looks at the myriad negative effects of obscene wealth is intriguing even it lacks the clarity of her previous work such as the rather brilliant Queen of Versailles. Greenfield’s focus is not just with some of the people whose lives have been damaged by their compulsive need … Continue reading
Filmmaker Paul Detwiler’s documentary on the history of gay bars in San Diego is a story that is very similar to that from many other urban areas in the US who have seen the rise and fall of their number of establishments in the past few decades. He starts his film in the aftermath of WW2 when … Continue reading
Filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland who has a decidedly inquisitive passion for eccentric ground-breaking icons of style has added a third to her collection, with this rather wonderful profile on the effete English photographer and designer Cecil Beaton. Despite the fact that in his multi-faceted career Beaton won 3 Academy Awards and 4 Tony Awards and … Continue reading
Life in The Doghouse is one of those documentaries that will touch the heart of the coldest of souls. It’s a wonderful love story between two exceptional gay men and their ever-growing four-legged family which have taken over every semblance of what once passed as their ‘normal life’. Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw, both in their 60’s, … Continue reading
One of the most compelling films selected for the Mens Queer Shorts Program at Provincetown Film Festival this year is Landline a documentary about the only helpline in the UK for gay farmers. This fascinating look at a highly marginalized section of our community is quite an eye opener especially for us urban types, and so we called producer Rupert Williams via Facebook to learn more.