Another Country

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This wonderful insight to the heavily entrenched traditions of the archaic British class system that prevailed for centuries tells the story of a privileged elite set of young men as they deal with the elaborate rituals at one of the countries most prestigious Public Schools (what the Brits call Private Schools).   The story set in … Continue reading



Capote

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This is the story of how the celebrated and somewhat notorious writer Truman Capote was fascinated and became obsessed by the brutal murder of a whole family in a deserted Kansas Farmhouse that became his most successful book ever, the sensational ‘In Cold Blood’. This is THE role that the brilliant Philip Seymour Hoffman was born … Continue reading



Continental

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Malcolm Ingram’s delightful new documentary is ostensibly about New York’s most famous gay Bath House , but is as much the story of Steve Ostrow it’s larger than life founder. Ostrow’s colorful tale is very Runyonesque and makes for fascinating hearing, more so as Ingram seems fit to never challenge any of his more outrageous statements … Continue reading



Free Havana

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The history of gay rights in Cuba is as best described as patchy. Although they repealed their Sodomy Laws in 1979 (26 years before the US did) homosexual acts were still a punishable crime until 1988.  In 1992 the Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader made a very public statement ‘I am absolutely opposed to any form … Continue reading



How To Survive A Plague

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    David France’s meticulously detailed account is how an angry and fiercely committed group of selfless people refused to lie down and play dead and by taking on both the pharmaceutical industry and Government institutions, they made a real difference and saved countless live. This is of course the story of the AIDS epidemic which … Continue reading



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