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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


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


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


Mari Berbagi Cerita

Beberapa hari lalu, aku menemukan email dari Haris Schildhauer di dalam kotak suratku. Pengakuan Haris bahwa dia mengunjungi blog ini secara regular.

Kemudian mengatakan bahwa dia ingin menyumbang 1 artikel untuk di tampilkan di blog ini. 281 more words


House on Straw Hill (1976)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 3 out of 10      

4-Word Review: Writer battles his secretary.

Paul (Udo Kier) is a writer who had success with his first novel and now working on his much anticipated second one. 458 more words


Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Today’s Cinema Adventure originally appeared in

The Pride L.A.

Walking into the theater to see “Florence Foster Jenkins,” it’s a given that you are about to watch another tour-de-force by Meryl Streep.  786 more words


Viva (2015)

Today’s Cinema Adventure originally appeared in

The Pride L.A.

There’s a comparatively high level of visibility for drag performers on the entertainment scene today.  Not long ago, they were known only to the LGBT community and a few savvy “straights;” now, thanks to widening acceptance, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone not at least marginally aware of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” or of movies like “Kinky Boots.”  While still not exactly mainstream, drag has emerged from the gay bar and planted its cha-cha heels firmly on the stage of popular culture. 729 more words