Jeffrey Schwarz talks Tab Hunter

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Amongst Emmy Award winning director Jeffrey Schwarz’s prolific output are four excellent documentaries on iconic gay figures : first it was activist & cinephile Vito Russo, then celebrated porn actor Jack Wrangler, followed by the definitive profile on John Water’s favorite actress Divine.  I get to talk to him now about his latest movie on … Continue reading

I'm Back You Bastards

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The Toronto International Film Festival  is richer than ever this year with so many more World Premieres of new movies that are going to feature high on both queerguru’s ‘must see’ list but also in the nominations for Academy Awards.   One such essential piece of potential glorious silliness is Australian filmmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse’s adaption of Rosalie … Continue reading

Can I Have Your Number?

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Here’s a first look at another highly anticipated new movie which will have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. ‘Freeheld’ is based on a true story about Police Officer Laurel Hester who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and who wants to ensure that her domestic partner Stacie Andree gets her full official … Continue reading

Marsha P. Johnson : the Queen of Queens : in Stonewall

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Seemingly every gay activist has been nosily  jumping on the band to condemn the new fictionalised movie ‘Stonewall’ based on the evidence of one short trailer and a lot of rumors. Well,  not completely everyone, Larry Kramer the veteran activist and distinguished author of ‘The Normal Heart’ has responded to the controversy over the new movie in a … Continue reading

Oh Carol!

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The Weinstein Company have just released another brand new trailer of one of THE most anticipated new movies coming out this fall. ‘CAROL’  is directed by Todd Haynes (‘Far From Heaven’) and is based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith (‘The Talented Mr Ripley’) and starring Cate Blanchett as an older married women who falls for … Continue reading

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