Tom of Finland

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As part of a compelling trend to document crucial parts of the history of the growth of the LGBT community comes this timely, and rather excellent, biopic on the life and work of one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.  Touko Laaksonen (Pekka Strang) was a middle-class Finnish Army Officer who … Continue reading


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This shocking and rather provocative movie … the sophomore feature from Austrian actor turned director Klaus Händl deservedly won the prestigious Teddy Award for Best LGBT Feature Film at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.  It is therefore surprising that since then the reviews have been lukewarm at best, and even odder that it is not the … Continue reading

Top Ten German Gay Movies

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Since it produced one of the world’s first ever explicitly gay films called ‘Different From The Others’ back in 1919, Germany has been at the forefront of making really good LGBT movies. They are usually very sensual with a penchant for really hot looking men but all with highly original and compelling plots.  Here then … Continue reading

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