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Wild Nights With Emily

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  Despite the title of this rather odd comic take on the life of the celebrated 19th Century American poet Emily Dickinson (Molly Shannon) it appears that Emily’s nights were far from wild. Although accordingly to this decidedly un-academic history, she did have her moments which would shock any serious scholars of her work.  This … Continue reading



A Kid Like Jake

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  Alex (Claire Danes ) and Greg ( Jim Parsons) are an ultra-liberal Brooklyn married couple whose lives completely revolve around their gifted son Jake ( Leo James Davis ).  He’s now at the age where he needs to leave pre-school and join a kindergarten class, which given both the competitive system to gain on the very limited … Continue reading




Hooked

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  The social media star and model/actor Max Emerson courageously took on the pressing topic of homeless LGBT youth for his feature film writing/directing debut.  This fictionalized story was evidently inspired by the countless troubling emails Emerson received from when, at the grand old age of 25, he published his own memoir Hot Sissy – Life Before Flashbulbs.  He … Continue reading



Al Berto

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  This biopic from filmmaker Vicente Alves do Ó is a fictionalized and highly dramatic account of a traumatic period in the life of the gay Portuguese Poet Alberto Raposo Pidwell Tavares who was universally known simply as Al Berto.   It’s set in the mid-1970’s when a very young Al Berto (Ricardo Teixeira)  has just returned home to … Continue reading



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