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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



Queerguru’s Janet Prolman reviews ANAIS IN LOVE a delightful new queer French rom-com

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  “Anais in Love” is a delightful new French rom-com, written and directed by a woman (Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet), which premiered at Cannes in 2021. The film does take a bit of patience. Not because its pace is slow (au contraire), but because its pace is fast. Anais (Anaïs Demoustier) is a 30-year-old who literally does … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Richard Gilles film review reveals that this was NOT Nicolas Maury’s Best Part

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  Queer actor and filmmaker Nicolas Maury was discovered internationally thanks to his role as an extroverted assistant in Call My Agent, the infamous series based in Paris about actors’  frantic agents. My Best Part is his directorial debut and he also plays the main lead, an openly gay, oversensitive, troubled actor reaching his 40s, … Continue reading



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