The Freedom To Marry

With Edward Rosenstein‘s new documentary The Freedom To Marry we know that it’s going to have a happy ending. He starts in earnest to trace the journey to last year’s  U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision that literally legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 States overnight, a few months before Attorney Mary Bonauto makes her formal appearance … Continue reading

The Shiny Shrimps : The best thing in speedos between here and Mykonos

  Let’s get the elephant in the swimming trunks out of the way. The thing stopping this joyful underdog comedy, about a gay water polo team, from becoming a hit is that it is French and subtitled. Somewhere an eagle-eyed film exec is probably about to cash in on an American translation with a known … Continue reading

The Falls : Covenant of Grace

During the first two movies in this trilogy, writer/director Jon Garcia ensured that we really connected to the two young gay Mormon missionaries who were the protagonists, so that we became completely invested in the outcome of their on/off relationship. Now with Covenant of Grace, the third and last part of their story, we will … Continue reading

The Seminarian

For a closeted gay man with little experience of any sexual relationships Ryan does a great deal of theorising about ‘love’.  As a final year seminarian he’s even chosen it as a topic for his thesis to gain entry into an Ivy League College : ‘The Divine Gift of Love’.   He has an online … Continue reading

The Guys Next Door

Five years ago when filmmaker Amy Geller read the extraordinary story in her local newspaper about a 40 year old mother of teenage children who was going to be the surrogate for a gay male couple for  a second time, she thought that this tale may have the making of a good documentary.  She roped in fellow filmmaker Allie Humenuk  into the … Continue reading

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