Problemista is a surreal adventure the debut feature from El Salvadorian queer writer/director Julio Torres

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    Any movie starring Tilda Swinton automatically goes on Queerguru’s ‘must-see list’ and her latest one Problemisto looks totally fab.  It’s the debut feature of director Julio Torres the queer Salvadoran writer, comedian, and actor best known for Saturday Night Live.  Torres also stars in the movie as Alejandro an aspiring toy designer from … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah gets totally enamored with Wes Anderson’s THE FRENCH DISPATCH

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  The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s tribute to print journalism and in particular a close nod to the stellar New Yorker magazine. A fantastic carousel of work, set in late 1960’s France and Kansas, with a star-studded cast including Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Timothee Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden at London Fllm Festival raves about THE SOUVENIR PART II

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Joanna Hogg has done a very clever thing. And thankfully for her audience, she has made a superbly vivid and observant film that is so much more than merely clever. The excellent original The Souvenir gave no indication that it needed or even could have a sequel. Yet here is its symmetrical compliment. For those … Continue reading

#SaveProspectCottage : supporting the Campaign to save DEREK JARMEN’s Home

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  The late great Derek Jarman who died in 1994 aged just 52 was so much more than a queer auteur.  This remarkable Brit was a gay rights activist stage designer, diarist, artist,  author. and gardener. His enormous legacy is not just his ground-breaking films such as Sebastiane  Jubilee  The Tempest  Caravaggio Edward II and Blue  but … Continue reading

The Souvenir : Filmmakers film launches a Swinton dynasty

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The thrillingly eccentric Tilda Swinton has added to her legacy by birthing an acting dynasty. Her own exquisite cameo in this movie, The Souvenir, is surprisingly eclipsed by the central character played by her daughter, Honor Swinton Byrne. This British-American film, written and directed by Joanna Hogg, is a semi fictional (therefore semi biographical?) tale … Continue reading

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