queerguru reviews Landline an enchanting comic tale about learning to negotiate a landscape in a family where sisters can be best friends and even distant parents can be human after all. With such an exceptional talented cast, this is very definitely one of the more compelling romantic comedies of the season.
Its been some 17 years since Del Shores’s movie Sordid Lives played for a record-breaking 96 weeks at the Palm Springs Movie Theater. Mainstream audiences elsewhere may have dismissed the movie all too quickly, but it wasn’t long before it became a beloved gay cult classic that even spurned a prequel TV series.
The plot is of course preposterous, but anyway its quite inconsequential and just a set-up for these larger-than-life characters to be outrageously rude to each other in the most hilarious fashion.
It’s been a few years since Richard Gere ‘carried’ a movie as the main star, and it is so good to see him back in a role that suits him so well. He plays Norman Oppenheimer a very likable pushy chancer who is always convinced that the biggest break of his life, is always around the corner, and he is almost right . Several times.
queergurureviews Lone Scherfig’s new movie THEIR FINEST a rather charming romantic comedy set in London in Blitz in the 1940’s is essentially a tale of an accidental feminist who single-handedly saved the British film industry and boosted the flagging morale of the war-torn country’s population.