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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Becky Albertalli, the author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, has penned a very readable second novel, The Upside of Unrequited. In my review of the first book I said, “If you’re looking for just a fun romance, try… 201 more words

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We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Ms. LaCour can pack a lot into three days, which is the time span of her latest novel, We Are Okay.  (By the way, it only took me two days to read, it’s that engrossing.) Mabel’s mother died when she was  young and she lived with her grandfather, each having their own bedroom and sharing the common space of the kitchen, living room and dining room. 284 more words

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The Ritz (1976)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 3 out of 10

4-Word Review: Hiding out in bathhouse.

On the run from is homicidal brother-in-law (Jerry Stiller) heterosexual businessman Gaetano (Jack Weston) decides to hide out inside a Manhattan bathhouse unaware that it’s for gay men only until he’s already stuck inside. 424 more words

Movies

Webb of Love

Rewatching Clifton Webb in his Belvedere film trilogy, I was struck by how he was being presented. Not as (just) an effete, middle-aged, brusque-tempered, old-maidish male aunt. 2,566 more words

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My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Gay couple manage laundromat.

Genghis (Richard Graham) is a young Pakistani immigrant living in London and feeling frustrated by being trapped in his humble surroundings while living with his father (Roshan Seth) who due to his left leaning politics and alcoholism is unable to bring in any meaningful income. 552 more words

Movies

Kuleshov and Candelabra

It’s too easy to make fun of Liberace, and maybe now too cruel. One can’t, after all, help one’s essential nature. Liberace achieved fame in an era when what he was could not be admitted to. 1,985 more words

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