Queerguru reviews MAILMAN : a musical, black comedy & cute coming out story

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  Usually, when movies are titled The Postman or The Mailman they turn out to be a shlocky horror B-Movie  Maybe it’s something about the uniform?  Who knows?   However, The Mailman, written, directed, and starring Joseph Baken is not that at all but actually a musical, a black comedy and a very cute coming-out story.  This … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews PINECONE a queer Indian film that’s an exploration of love, relationships, and self-discovery.

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  Like so much of the old British Empire when Brits finally exited countries they had colonized they left behind some very restrictive and inhumane laws.  India is one such case.  The country gained independence in 1947  but it took the Indian Supreme Court another 70 years to repeal the  British Colonial law that had … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews ASOG that follows Jaya non-binary teacher and typhoon survivor, on a roadtrip to fame in the Philippines.

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  For some people, the description of this movie will read like a nonprofit funding application. It covers climate change, colonialism, poverty, and trans issues. It ticks a lot of progressive boxes. And that would be to completely miss that it is also an irreverent, and sometimes very beautiful mix of magical realism storytelling and … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews FINLANDIA an authentic story of the Muxes untethered by gender binary

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  ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FROM OAXACA TO FINLANDIA…   The movie opens with the image of a boy listening to a conch shell that reminded me of the portrait of  Edouard Boubat and also Nina Ricci´s Farouche perfume from 1973. After the boy´s poetic image we see a sequence of tragedies … Continue reading

You Make Me Weak at the Knees : a film by Joseph Wilson

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  With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we are reminded that it’s not just about celebrating by those within society’s perception of the norm of romantic love, but all of us somewhere on the spectrum You Make Me Weak at the Knees is a new narrative by the brilliant East London queer indie filmmaker Joseph … Continue reading

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