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The Courier : the most unlikely true Spy story ever

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  The Courier takes us back to the time last century when a successful British Businessman was recruited by the MI6 the UK’s Spy Service to spy on Russia .  Those  were the (good) old days when we still had the old-fashioned cloak and dagger real-life spies and Russia was the ONLY country that was … Continue reading



Crip Camp : A Disability Revolution

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CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION is something of a muddled film, but nevertheless a inspiring powerful telling of the journey for rights for the disabled community that will shock  many of us who were unaware of it. The story starts in the 1970’s at Camp Jenard in the Catskills run by hippies where kids with … Continue reading



Pedro Almodovar “The Human Voice”

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    For his very first film in English the acclaimed Spanish film auteur Pedro Almodovar directs Tilda Swinton in The Human Voice a short drama loosely based on a play by Jean Cocteau.  It may be one of Almodovar shortest pieces shot in just 10 days last summer, but it is also one of … Continue reading



A sublime Russell Tovey plays straight in The Sister

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  Queerguru’s own take on ‘pay for gay‘ actors is on a case by case argument.  Whereas we are adamant about transactors playing trans  roles, but when it comes to gay men and gay roles we take a more fluid approach.  Most of this is based on the fact we believe it should be the … Continue reading



Some Kind of Heaven : Disney for Retirees

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  Documentarian Lance Oppenhiem’s debut feature film “Some Kind of Heaven” makes for entertaining viewing especially if you are not one of the several thousand residents of The Villages, the world’s largest retirement complex. Oppenheim turns us into voyeurs as he takes a close look at this “Disneyland for Retirees’ through the eyes of four … Continue reading



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