Avant garde queer French filmmaker Yann Gonzalez sophomore feature maybe  more accessible than his debut “Les rencontres d’après minuit” (remembered mainly for footballer Eric Cantona’s impressive prosthetic organ)  but this campy gay slash horror flick is still definitely a very acquired taste. Set in 1970’s someone is killing the cast and crew of a … Continue reading

Ka Bodyscapes

You need to adopt an Indian sensibility and momentarily put aside your usual Western discernment when you view the second feature film of New York based writer/director Jayan Cherian which has so outraged the Indian Film Censors that they have banned it from being played in the country.  What has caused them so much offense … Continue reading


An unrestrained and completely over-the-top pansexual campus sci-fi comedy by famed queer filmmaker Greg Araki.  There is Smith who is still undecided about his sexuality who lusts for Thor his hunky roommate who is straight but likes to play at being gay. His best friend Stella is definitely a lesbian and she meets Lorelei who … Continue reading


This is an old fashioned coming-out story in which a 40 year old married man and father of two finally accepts his sexuality but by trying so hard to please everyone, no-one ends up happy at all.  Based on an autobiographical novel by acclaimed New Zealand novelist Witi Ihumaera (‘The Whale Rider’) that the author held back from … Continue reading

Keep The Lights On

This is a very tender and realistic story that plots a loving relationship between two very likable guys in Manhattan through all it’s highs and lows over a decade starting in 1998. There were sadly more of the latter but this well made movie’s particular take was both honest and refreshing, and the fact that … Continue reading

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