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film note: Sascha

film note: Sascha

Köln, or Cologne, was one of the gayest places I visited the last time I did a European tour. If you listen to the city’s government, which likes to tout the fact, it’s gayer than Amsterdam. Located on the Rhine in Germany and being that country’s fourth largest city, it’s not surprising that it’s also full of immigrants looking for better work and a better way of life for their kids.

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film note: Silent Youth

film note: Silent Youth

Silent Youth Written and directed by Diemo Kemmesies 73 mins, Germany, 2012 Two young men meet on a walkway above a Berlin train station and spend the next few days hanging out on the streets trying to figure out what the other one wants, if he wants...

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film note: Shame

film note: Shame

I'd assumed that director Steve McQueen was gay — I'd seen him on the Colbert Report and found him pretty, uh, queeny — so I'd hoped that a film about no-longer-trendy sex addiction by a gay black guy might at least be smart and funny. This film is neither, unless you...

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film note: Blind Faith

I went into this late 90s Showtime original movie cold. I'm not even sure what made me give it a try among the hundreds of films that catch my attention. It might have been my interest in seeing a feature film by Ernest Dickerson whose direction I'd admired in several...

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film review: Chris & Don: A Love Story

film review: Chris & Don: A Love Story

Chris & Don: A Love Story Directed by Tina Mascara and Guido Santi USA, 2007 I loved this poignant if perhaps too reverent documentary about the relationship between American draughtsman Don Bachardy and writer Christopher Isherwood, not least because of its...

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film note: Stranger By the Lake

film note: Stranger By the Lake

This was my first response to this popular art film, first published on Letterboxd with no likes. Click here for a longer review. L'inconnu du lac (Stranger By the Lake) Directed by Alain Guiraudie 100 mins, France, 2013 Sort of an ironic cross between a James...

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