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



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



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



Love Free or Die

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This wonderfully moving documentary follows the progress of Gene Robinson who in 2004 was elected as the 1st openly Gay priest Episcopalian Bishop.  In 2008 he also became the first Bishop to be banned from attending the powerful Lambeth Conference (the highest forum of the Anglican Church) in London but he traveled there anyway in the hope of … Continue reading



Paul Goodman Changed My Life

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  I can hardly claim the authorship of this title because I must confess that before I sat down to watch this documentary, I have never even heard of Paul Goodman.  Ooops!  But I know now that he was man of many gifts; he was a critic, sociologist, philosopher, poet, novelist, playwright, essayist, practicing psychiatrist, an … Continue reading



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