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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



Yes I Am : The Ric Weiland Story : a true Queer hero

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  We all need heroes and role models.  Especially in the LGBTQ community.  Most of the ones we have are very colorful and loud.  However, there are some like Rik Weiland who are far from that.  Yet this very quiet private man, who sadly took his own life in 2006,  is probably the most important … Continue reading



AILEY: the life of a troubled genius

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  Filmmaker Jamila Wignot’s new documentary of modern dance auteur, the tortured genius Alvin Ailey makes for such hypnotic viewing. With a combination of  audio interviews with the man himself and some breathtaking archival footage of his early performances, she gives an intimate portrait of one of the greatest interpreters of the universality of the … Continue reading



Madame : a charming tale of love and acceptance between two generations

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  Madame is one of those intimate autobiographical movies that draws you in at the very first scene.  In this case because we see the elegant elderly Caroline Della Beffa who is the grandmother of the filmmaker and the story of their relationship is the main crux of this delightful and enchanting documentary. Stephane Riethauser  … Continue reading



HAM : A Musical Memoir : Sam Harris’s life story so far

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  The singer and Tony nominated Broadway actor Sam Harris wrote a memoir, which he parlayed into a one man stage show picking  up Ovation Awards in LA, and now its a full blooded film.   Most people know of Harris from when he won TV’s first ever talent show Star Search back in 1987 but … Continue reading



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