Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews HOMEBODY a tender drama about gender expression

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    WHEN THE LIPSTICK IS A STATEMENT A tender fictional film with visually attractive drawings, moving images, and ingenious storytelling of a boy that inhabits for a while the body of his babysitter. Curious Johnny  (Tre Ryder) and sensitive Melanie (Colbi Minifie)  share daily life activities while Johnny´s mother is away.  She is his … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews the World Premiere of GOD SAVE THE QUEENS @Tribeca Film Festival

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  NO ONE CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY BUT YOU… The 126m  dramedy introduces us to Klein/ GiGi de Janeiro (Jordan M. Green), Marmalade (Kelly Mantle), Stevie Dix (Alaska Thunderfuck)  and Rita (Laganja Estranja), four protagonists that do professional drag shows in Los Angeles for a living.  While being together at a Gurus´ retreat to relax … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah is entranced with EL Planeta : a mother/daughter pair of con-artists

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    El Planeta is the debut feature film of Spanish artist, and now also film director, Amalia Ulman. The film premiered at this year’s Sundance Film festival to an enthusiastic audience. Ulman is the director, writer, producer, and star of the film. Her own mother, Ale Ulman, is also in the film, making her … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE MATTACHINE FAMILY a heart-touching story about queer parenthood

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  Handsome couple Thomas (Juan Pablo Di Pace) and Oscar (Nico Tortorella) are living a good life in LA. They are in love, busy, and happy foster parents to a young kid Arthur (Matthew Jacob Ocampo). When it’s time for Arthur to return to his birth mother, however, his loss affects the couple deeply and … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews THE SHINY SHRIMPS STRIKE BACK an excellent follow up to the 2019 film

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  La Revanche des Crevettes Pailletées (The Shiny Shrimps Strike Back) is directors Cedric Le Gallo and Maxine Govare’s excellent follow-up movie to 2019’s The Shiny Shrimps. The Shiny Shrimps are a queer motley-crew French water polo team and the first movie highlighted homophobia in sport. This movie continues in that vein of combining activism, sexy … Continue reading

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