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Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews The Summer With Carmen : two friends on a beach plan a movie about their lives

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    Bright and sunny Greece,  summertime and Demosthenes, a good-looking man that captures the eye from beginning to end of the film, an educational one (instructions included) on how to write a script, develop characters, and write about fiction based on facts.  A comedy that embraces us, viewers into a platonic friendship. We follow … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews FRIDA the story of the great Mexican artist that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival

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  A documentary feature with animations of her paintings for new generations. In a linear narrative dated from 1910 to 1954 and based on rich archival material, Frida Kahlo´s life, full of expectations and pain, is made acquainted for those who do not know of her omnipresence since decades ago.  The Director shows  Frida from … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews DISCO BOY with yet another stunning performance by Franz Rogowski.

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  A fascinating tale that intertwines personal struggles with cultural legacies from Africa, where rituals and music are full of meaning,  and Europe, as a colonizer and also as the promised land for immigrants moving from East to West, and South to North. Outstand from the cast  Jomo (Morr Ndiaye), his sister Udoka (Laetitia Ky) … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews YOU CAN’T STAY HERE the latest drama by TODD VEROW

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  LOVE IS SUCH AN EASY THING. EASY TO GIVE, HARD TO TAKE… A fiction inspired by actual events, the film begins with Rick (Guillermo Díaz) reading to his son the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice from the First book of Mythology and ends with Blood (that leaves a stain)  and out of focus. The … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews Sebastian Silva’s darkly funny ROTTING IN THE SUN

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A depressed movie director (Sebastián Silva as himself) in search of relaxation and inspiration goes to a Mexican gay beach where he meets social media influencer and popular Jordan (Jordan Firstman as himself),  whom he invites to spend a few days in his Mexico City apartment. There they will enjoy each other´s company and maybe, … Continue reading



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