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  • DVD Review - Bayou Blue

    DVD Review - Bayou Blue

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:46:10 GMT
    Directors Alix Lambert and David McMahon begin their documentary with beauty shots of the Louisiana gulf community of Houma, a rural and swampy area, portrayed though in a bright and almost pastoral light. Yet, there's an emptiness to these shots, literally and figuratively. The frames are devoid of people, and, as the interviews and the voices of those who live there are heard, an overall sense is conveyed of a loss of community. One of the main techniques that Lambert and McMahon use is th...More
    Directors Alix Lambert and David McMahon begin their documentary with beauty shots of the Louisiana gulf community of Houma, a rural and swampy area, portrayed though in a bright and almost pastoral light. Yet, there's an emptiness to these shots, literally and figuratively. The frames are devoid of people, and, as the interviews and the voices of those who live there are heard, an overall sense is conveyed of a loss of community. One of the main techniques that Lambert and McMahon use is th...More
  • DVD Review - Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda

    DVD Review - Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:36:39 GMT
    The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, put a spotlight on that country's new anti-gay law, which criminalizes "gay propaganda." Opponents of the law argue that the definition of gay propaganda is tooMore
    The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, put a spotlight on that country's new anti-gay law, which criminalizes "gay propaganda." Opponents of the law argue that the definition of gay propaganda is tooMore
  • DVD Review - Junk

    DVD Review - Junk

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-03-25 21:26:26 GMT
    The opening of this film has its writer-director playing a writer-director who has a film going to a film festival, but before going to that festival, he breaks up with his girlfriend. He then goes toMore
    The opening of this film has its writer-director playing a writer-director who has a film going to a film festival, but before going to that festival, he breaks up with his girlfriend. He then goes toMore
  • DVD Review - Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse

    DVD Review - Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse

    Monday, March 24 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-03-24 21:29:45 GMT
    James Philip Chasse, Jr. was born on May 7, 1964. He died on September 17, 2006. He was mentally ill, yet he was living independently. He went off his medication and was starting to deteriorate whenMore
    James Philip Chasse, Jr. was born on May 7, 1964. He died on September 17, 2006. He was mentally ill, yet he was living independently. He went off his medication and was starting to deteriorate whenMore
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (Black History Month)

    The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (Black History Month)

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 5:14 PM EST2014-02-26 22:14:22 GMT
    This is what Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer (2012) should have been. Of course, this movie was filmed in the same area, or at least not that far in a Brooklyn housing complex where mostly poor black peopleMore
    This is what Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer (2012) should have been. Of course, this movie was filmed in the same area, or at least not that far in a Brooklyn housing complex where mostly poor black peopleMore
  • DVD Review - The Act of Killing

    DVD Review - The Act of Killing

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 3:45 PM EST2014-02-19 20:45:51 GMT
    Joshua Oppenheimer's film is nominated for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. It's a movie about the making of a movie. That movie is about the near-genocide, in fact the mass murder of one millionMore
    Joshua Oppenheimer's film is nominated for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. It's a movie about the making of a movie. That movie is about the near-genocide, in fact the mass murder of one millionMore
  • DVD Review - 20 Feet From Stardom (Black History Month)

    DVD Review - 20 Feet From Stardom (Black History Month)

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 3:06 PM EST2014-02-18 20:06:02 GMT
    Morgan Neville's film is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. It is also the populist favorite to win the Oscar. It centers on some of the best backup singers for major recordingMore
    Morgan Neville's film is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. It is also the populist favorite to win the Oscar. It centers on some of the best backup singers for major recordingMore
  • DVD Review - Capital Games

    DVD Review - Capital Games

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 4:59 PM EST2014-02-11 21:59:11 GMT
    I hadn't heard of G. A. Hauser, but apparently she is the author of over 80 books. Most of which are gay romance novels. Capital Games is about former Los Angeles Police Department officer Steve Miller.More
    I hadn't heard of G. A. Hauser, but apparently she is the author of over 80 books. Most of which are gay romance novels. Capital Games is about former Los Angeles Police Department officer Steve Miller.More
  • DVD Review - The Last Letter (Black History Month)

    DVD Review - The Last Letter (Black History Month)

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 7:02 PM EST2014-02-05 00:02:26 GMT
    What I like about this movie is the fact that we don't get too many like it. It's a movie that has echoes of Alfred Hitchcock, Roman Polanski and even Steven Soderbergh a la Side Effects, except it starsMore
    What I like about this movie is the fact that we don't get too many like it. It's a movie that has echoes of Alfred Hitchcock, Roman Polanski and even Steven Soderbergh a la Side Effects, except it starsMore
  • DVD Review - Things Never Said (Black History Month)

    DVD Review - Things Never Said (Black History Month)

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 5:28 PM EST2014-02-04 22:28:26 GMT
    For February 2014, I'm spotlighting films that predominantly feature African-Americans. Things Never Said is the first film I'll review. I think it's a great film to kick things off, namely because itMore
    For February 2014, I'm spotlighting films that predominantly feature African-Americans. Things Never Said is the first film I'll review. I think it's a great film to kick things off, namely because itMore
  • DVD Review - The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

    DVD Review - The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 8:30 PM EST2013-12-05 01:30:25 GMT
    I've said it before. I'll say it again. Edward Burns is a younger, taller, more handsome Woody Allen. Instead of being a nervous, Jewish, comedic, independent filmmaker, Burns is a ballsy, Irish-Catholic,More
    I've said it before. I'll say it again. Edward Burns is a younger, taller, more handsome Woody Allen. Instead of being a nervous, Jewish, comedic, independent filmmaker, Burns is a ballsy, Irish-Catholic,More
  • DVD Review - Mr. Angel

    DVD Review - Mr. Angel

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-12-04 00:09:35 GMT
    Buck Angel is now over the age of 40 and looks like he could have been one of the G. I. Joe characters or a figure conceived by Tom of Finland. He's not very tall, but he's very muscular with bulgingMore
    Buck Angel is now over the age of 40 and looks like he could have been one of the G. I. Joe characters or a figure conceived by Tom of Finland. He's not very tall, but he's very muscular with bulgingMore
  • DVD Review - Leather

    DVD Review - Leather

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 7:06 PM EST2013-12-04 00:06:42 GMT
    Patrick McGuinn's film is one that values country living over city living. It values rugged, hairy manliness over soft, smooth effeminacy. Broadway star Andrew Glaszek plays Andy, a ginger beefcake andMore
    Patrick McGuinn's film is one that values country living over city living. It values rugged, hairy manliness over soft, smooth effeminacy. Broadway star Andrew Glaszek plays Andy, a ginger beefcake andMore
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