Tagged with LGBTQ Films

Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, 2017, dir. David France

Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, 2017, dir. David France


Everyone knows that I hated, hated, hated Roland Emmerich’s Stonewall. What my take on David France’s new film, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, presupposes is that, maybe you shouldn’t make terrible biopics about real-life events while supplanting the real-life struggling minorities at their center with clean-cut white boys? …so, yeah, I guess that doesn’t … Continue reading

Review: Beach Rats, 2017, dir. Eliza Hittman

Review: Beach Rats, 2017, dir. Eliza Hittman


There’s a component of familiarity in Beach Rats, a movie about a young man performing heteronormative masculinity, but the familiarity is muffled by Eliza Hittman’s directing style; she’s one of a kind, and so is her movie, the first she’s made in the last few years after debuting with the superb It Felt Like Love.  Beach Rats … Continue reading