The Boys in the Band – Blu-Ray Review

The Boys in the Band remains a undeniably important film, in the sense that it was one of the first mainstream American movies to tackle a story where homosexuality is a central element head on. For anybody who hasn’t seen The Celluloid Closet, Hollywood cinema hid gay characters or subject matter under various guises—innuendo or … Continue reading The Boys in the Band – Blu-Ray Review

The Boston Strangler – Blu-Ray Review

Richard Fleischer is one of the more underrated old-school Hollywood directors who started out making "B-Level" noir films and eventually graduated to bigger and bigger studio films. He was hired by his dad Max's arch-rival, Walt Disney, to direct the excellent 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. That was a big step up in terms of … Continue reading The Boston Strangler – Blu-Ray Review

The Miseducation of Cameron Post – DVD Review

This week another film on gay conversion therapy comes out: Boy Erased. It's one of the most soul-crushingly earnest films you will ever see. Despite a great cast, with Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Joel Edgerton (who also directs), even a horrific male rape scene doesn't have the shock it should, because you … Continue reading The Miseducation of Cameron Post – DVD Review