KAREN CRIES ON THE BUS

A desperately unhappy Karen leaves her married home and her successful but slimy husband and with her small savings rents a scruffy room in a slum-like house in Bogota.  Penniless and friendless and unable to find any work she resorts to pilfering from food stores and begging in the streets.   Patricia, one of the other … Continue reading

KAWA

This is an old fashioned coming-out story in which a 40 year old married man and father of two finally accepts his sexuality but by trying so hard to please everyone, no-one ends up happy at all.  Based on an autobiographical novel by acclaimed New Zealand novelist Witi Ihumaera (‘The Whale Rider’) that the author … Continue reading

Kedi

Turkish filmmaker Ceyda Torun and her cinematographer Charlie Wuppermann must have the patience of saints  to make this enchanting new documentary of theirs, as they stalked and trailed what seemed like thousands of cats that roam the streets of Istanbul for the best part of two months.  What had originally enticed Torun, a native of … Continue reading

KEEP THE LIGHTS ON

This is a very tender and realistic story that plots a loving relationship between two very likable guys in Manhattan through all it’s highs and lows over a decade starting in 1998. There were sadly more of the latter but this well made movie’s particular take was both honest and refreshing, and the fact that … Continue reading

KENNETH WILLIAMS : FANTABULOSA!

The late great Kenneth Williams could easily be described as Britain’s own Charles Nelson Reilly. Both men were celebrated classical trained actors who worked with all the major stars of their day, but they actually found their own fame with their outrageously camp and genius comic humor which made them both much loved national treasures. … Continue reading

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