The Cinesexual

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film review: La Noche

film review: La Noche

I had some trouble the first time getting through Edgardo Castor’s La noche/The Night, gay art movie from Argentina, but now after having watched it three times, and crucial scenes more than that, I’m convinced that it’s closer to a masterpiece.

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Hatchet Job: Irreversible Review

Hatchet Job: Irreversible Review

Letterboxd is a social network centered around rating films. You keep a diary; you can rate and/or review films, if you wish. Other users can follow you, comment and like your reviews. It’s nauseatingly personality-driven, everyone’s waaaay too nice and fawning....

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Best Gay Movies Since 2000

Best Gay Movies Since 2000

Note: In making this list of gay movies, I considered what was important to me, rather than what was important to the culture at large, not least because there are inevitably estadounidense biases, and often European ones as well, built-in to lists like these. As a...

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Short Reviews of 9 Gay-Themed Movies

Short Reviews of 9 Gay-Themed Movies

Wild Side 2004 Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz 110 mins Sébastien Lifshitz's elegant and melancholy relationship study utilizes elliptical editing patterns that double-back on the film's main narrative — the daughter of a transsexual woman returns home after several...

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film note: The Canyons

film note: The Canyons

The Canyons Directed by Paul Schrader 99 mins, USA, 2013 Originally published on Letterboxd with no likes. Not to pile on, but it's embarrassing watching Schrader try to lend weight to Bret Easton Ellis' characteristically silly, stilted & self-important script:...

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film note: Dear Mr. Gacy

film note: Dear Mr. Gacy

I had a hard time caring about anything that happened in this inert, hard-to-believe story about college student Jason Moss who befriended serial killer John Wayne Gacy in order to get a look into his mind for a school term paper.

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film note: Pit Stop

film note: Pit Stop

I enjoyed for the most part this sincere and affecting first feature about a group of gay men and their friends & families and the love affair that develops among them.

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