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STRANGER BY THE LAKE Review: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

I do not shy away from depictions of sex onscreen.  Film is art and art imitates life and life includes sex, so why wouldn’t films include sex?   1,089 more words

Film Review

Stranger by the Lake (2014)

Stranger by the Lake

★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Alain Guiraudie

Starring Pierre Deladonchamps as Franck

Patrick d’Assumçao as Henri

Christophe Paou as Michel… 369 more words


FROWNING's Best Films of 2014 So Far


U N D E R  T H E  S K I N (Jonathan Glazer)
It may have had it’s general release in the early Spring of this year, but Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi masterpiece still rings uncomfortably in our minds. 724 more words


Stranged by the gays

Original Title: L’inconnu du lac
English Title: Stranger by the lake
Director: Alain Guiraudie
Year: 2013

Gays have been hiding for ages. Everything seems so easy for gays now in certain places, but hiding is a gay thing. 478 more words


L'Inconnu Du Lac

El director y guionista Alain Guiraudie no se anda con tapujos moralistas en su intento por crear una de las películas de suspenso más arrebatadoras de los últimos años.  458 more words


The First (Maybe) Annual Effie Awards – Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Northampton, 21st June 2014

Can you believe it’s been a year since the Errol Flynn Filmhouse first opened its sumptuous auditorium to the cinemagoers of Northampton? It certainly changed how Mrs Chrisparkle and I think of cinema. 949 more words

Chris Sparkle

AIDS and its metaphors

(Caution: this review does get a bit spoiler-y.)

At one idyllic, menacing and indistinct, the setting of Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger By the Lake should be immediately evocative to well-read queer audiences: find on its beach sparsely populated by nude men (plus the occasional observer) and its nearby woods teeming with zombie-like cruisers echoes of John Rechy’s hustler diary  512 more words