how to live a jellicle life: life lessons from the 2019 hit movie musical ‘cats’

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  We often have a discussion in the Queerguru Office about how gay can you actually get.  In the case of Brit queer actor/performer Linus Karp it’s very clear: anyone who spends time finding any kind of subtext in an Andrew Lloyd Webber movie musical is super-gay. In Linus’ case thats’ actually, a compliment as … Continue reading

queerguru reviews Kedi

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queerguru reviews Turkish filmmaker Ceyda Torun  wonderful new documentary  on the street cats of Istanbul. What had originally enticed Torun, a native of the city, was that for the largely Muslim population, the uniqueness of how street cats are treated is in fact not too dissimilar to how cows are honored in India. Certainly what she showed was a seemingly universal love of these feline creatures from the city’s residents and a compassionate understanding and acceptance of all the cat’s rather touching eccentricities, the like of which we have never witnessed on such a large scale.

This queerguru reports was filmed by Roger Walker-Dack for P.T.V.


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Turkish filmmaker Ceyda Torun and her cinematographer Charlie Wuppermann must have the patience of saints  to make this enchanting new documentary of theirs, as they stalked and trailed what seemed like thousands of cats that roam the streets of Istanbul for the best part of two months.  What had originally enticed Torun, a native of … Continue reading

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