movies

Facing the End of the World In Peace: An Interview with Chucho Quintero, director of Velociraptor

I’d already queued up Velociraptor when the director, Chucho E. Quintero, contacted me on Twitter. He invited me to preview the film legally, ahem. Omar Flores Sarabia, a friend and colleague of Quintero’s, and the director of Peyote, had posted my review of his film on his personal Facebook page. Following the link, Quintero thought some of what I’d written …

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Film Stills and a Note on Eloi & Biel, a movie with mostly twink sex from Spain

Eloi & Biel Directed by Noel Alejandro Spain, 2013 I’d forgotten about this little Spanish indie. But every once a while I get pluses on a Google+ post which shared a still from it, and after my long-ass analysis of El Tercero, I thought it was worth at least mentioning a movie which features non-simulated sex but is not necessarily sexier …

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It’s not like she raped me, or anything: A response to The Lifeguard and A Teacher

I’d already watched The Lifeguard twice when I stumbled on a similar movie, A Teacher. Both feature prominently the sexual relationship between an older woman and a 16-year-old high school student. In the former, starring Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars) as Leigh, a woman is experiencing a late 20-something crisis and running from a bad relationship …

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