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  This very dark melodrama is the feature film writing/directing debut of French Canadian actor Yan England and is a chilling tale of the possible consequences of unchecked schoolyard homophobia. Sixteen-year-old Tim (Antoine Olivier Pilon) used to be a star athlete on his school track team, but after his mother died he lost all interest in … Continue reading

Joe Bell : a gay film for straight eyes

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  Mark Wahlberg may be the headliner in this poorly conceived melodrama, but it is 21-year-old Reid Miller who shines through as the real star.  Based on a true story, which has been disappointedly adapted for the screen by Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana (Brokeback Mountain) this is a gay drama made specifically for straight eyes. It … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews ON THE FRINGE OF WILD a poignant tale of young queer love

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    On The Fringe of Wild, the feature film debut of director Emma Catalfamo and writer Sorelle Doucet  is a contemporary coming-out-tale set in the outbacks of Ontario where time and rampant homophobia have seemingly stood still.  It is a very sharp reminder that even in 2021 life is still made unbearable for LGBTQ … Continue reading

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