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

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews TRIPLE THREAT ….. when diverging dreams meet the realities of adulthood.

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  Triple Threat is a very modern story about three friends, Chloe (Stacey Maltin), Maggie (Margarita Zhitnikova) and Gus (Jay DeYonker), who meet whilst at college in New York. Chloe and Maggie develop a musical together, Firefly, and following a threesome with Chloe and her boyfriend, Gus joins the cast. This happens after the existing … Continue reading

Restless Love

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This rather enchanting Brazilian dramedy is about three smart urban professionals who are not only best friends, but also neighbors in a trendy São Paulo apartment building.  As they are also very self-absorbed, it is no-wonder that all three of them are having relationship issues with their partners. Julia (Maria Laura Nogueira) hates confrontations and so has chosen to ignore … Continue reading

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