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  This very dark melodrama is the feature film writing/directing debut of French Canadian actor Yan England and is a chilling tale of the possible consequences of unchecked schoolyard homophobia. Sixteen-year-old Tim (Antoine Olivier Pilon) used to be a star athlete on his school track team, but after his mother died he lost all interest in … Continue reading



AUDIBLE : a story of loss, love and triumph at a Deaf High School

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  In his new short movie, AUDIBLE filmmaker Matthew Ogens abandons us all so quickly.  We are so totally engrossed in the story of his finely nuanced documentary that when it ends in 44 minutes we feel almost robbed.  He makes it impossible for us not to feel so connected with his cast of deaf … Continue reading



Joe Bell : a gay film for straight eyes

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  Mark Wahlberg may be the headliner in this poorly conceived melodrama, but it is 21-year-old Reid Miller who shines through as the real star.  Based on a true story, which has been disappointedly adapted for the screen by Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana (Brokeback Mountain) this is a gay drama made specifically for straight eyes. It … Continue reading



Queerguru reviews ON THE FRINGE OF WILD a poignant tale of young queer love

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    On The Fringe of Wild, the feature film debut of director Emma Catalfamo and writer Sorelle Doucet  is a contemporary coming-out-tale set in the outbacks of Ontario where time and rampant homophobia have seemingly stood still.  It is a very sharp reminder that even in 2021 life is still made unbearable for LGBTQ … Continue reading



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