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Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE PERFECT DAVID : a near perfect queer coming-of-age story

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  The Perfect David (El perfecto David) is a tense yet poetic modern-day coming of age story. It accurately reflects an 18-year old’s transition into manhood, trying to fit into his new adult world when life goals, sexuality, and relationships are usually still a bit vague and sometimes temporarily heading in the wrong direction.  Premiering … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews Jessica Chastain’s Oscar worthy performance in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE

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  We have to confess that as Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s exhilarating  2000 film, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, is one of our favorite queer documentaries of all time we approached the new film with the same title with such trepidation.  Thankfully it turned out to be groundless as although this feature drama written … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews ON BROADWAY a new documentary from Oren Jacoby

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  The Oscar-nominated filmmaker Oren Jacoby’s new documentary On Broadway is a fascinating and well-balanced profile on NY’s Theater District which makes for such compelling viewing. His detailed research plots all the major ups and downs over the 50+ years and he very carefully steers clear of ever referring back to the good (or bad) … Continue reading



Ten Must See Films @ Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Fest

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Palm Springs with its growing LGBTQ community is often called the Ptown of the West.  In fact, it shares many of the snowbirds who flit between the two coasts when the weather starts to change.  Both towns also have excellent film Festivals, although the Palm Springs Edition is totally LGBTQ.   Held at Cinema Diverse … Continue reading



Queerguru’s David Lagachu reviews CARNIVAL the latest movie from Argentinian queer auteur Marco Berger

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  There’s a metaphysical connection among all the films of Marco Berger. His latest offering The Carnival plays out like a semi-documentary version of his previous works. There’s a bit of Taekwondo (2016) in it with semi-naked bodies of hunky men on generous display. Actor Gaston Re who starred in Berger’s previous films The Blonde … Continue reading



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