Jose Mayorga reviews ROSODIUM a queer French road trip movie

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  The French romance/drama develops a significant segment in the lives of  Noah (Thibaut Cattelin) and Lohan (Jules Bahloul), their characters are portrayed sharing the road for a few days being driven, in the back of pick-up, by friends Rox and Coco who have concerns of their own. A story told in a loop begins … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Richard Gilles reviews FULL TIME (aka À plein temps) a film by Eric Gravel

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    Full-time is an achievement of realistic cinema at its pinnacle.   In this film, writer/director Eric Gravel directs a lonely heroine burning herself out between work and bringing two young children during a general strike in France, reminiscing of the most recent 2019 general strike.   The result is a strong and realistic … Continue reading

Could this be the year that French queer rock-pop band Hyphen Hyphen conquer the world?

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  Queer French rock-pop band Hyphen Hyphen is about to release its highly-anticipated new album, C’est la Vie on Jan 20th.  It features two singles “Don’t Wait For Me“, “Too Young” and  this latest track, “Call My Name.”  This track is an undeniable powerhouse performance for front singer Samanta Cotta—think Adele meets London Grammar. The group … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews newly restored THE WOUNDED MAN  (L´homme blessé) the 1983 film by Patrice Chéreau

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  Henri  (Jean-Hugues Anglade) is a  young man from a working family of four in an unnamed French city,  his sister is going to Paris and they all go to the train station to say goodbye.  The train station is also a house of glances where men search for action, a cruising place where a … 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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