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Fabulous’ movie review : the tale of Lasseindra Ninja finally going home

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  This documentary by director Audrey Jean-Baptiste is  the heartwarming story of a queer French Guiana kid  known as Xavier who left his home country as it was impossible to be his true self.  He put several thousands miles between his  biological family and him and landed in New York,  and very quickly found a … Continue reading



Making Montgomery Clift : sorting the facts from so much wicked fiction

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  This is the film that all Montgomery Clift fans have waited for since his death at the far too early age of 45, and also the one to introduce to millenials who have never had joy of knowing of his existence, This wonderful queer actor, one of the most handsome Hollywood stars ever, has … Continue reading



Burn The House Down : Stilettos still kick in France

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  Despite the title’s reference to the original vogue movie Paris is Burning this French documentary serves up a vibrantly haphazard fresh slice of chic. It builds on, rather than just borrows from, the African American ballroom scene.  If you like your intersectionality joyful, human and juicy rather than dry, theoretical and earnest this stiletto … Continue reading



Beyoncé’s HOMECOMING debuts on Netflix

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  Netflix has just revealed it will be screening Beyoncé’s film HOMECOMINg next week on April 17th. The documentary filmed at Coachella Festival last year show’s the singers stunning performance that paid tribute to historically black colleges and universities. (In fact many of them will get a Preview Screening before the general release). In the … Continue reading



Dykes, Camera, Action! a look at the history of lesbian filmmaking

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  In Caroline Berler’s excellent investigation into lesbian cinema, which is a must see for any queer cinephile, she attempts to give us  a female version of The Celluloid Closet.  It is a valiant attempt as there are not nearly as man queer women’s movies and they have always been overlooked by those produced by gay … Continue reading



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