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Category: Queer Cinema
Benediction (2022) – Movie Review
There are parts of Benediction that are interesting, but ultimately it is formally too dry.
Fire Island (2022) – Movie Review
Fire Island is the smartest, funniest, gayest rom-com you’ve seen in quite some time.
Badhaai Do (2022) – Movie Review
Can I convince you to try something different? Badhaai Do (which apparently means something along the lines of “Best Wishes”) is a rare queer mainstream Bollywood film, and also a feel-good romantic comedy of errors that you can find right there on Netflix.
The Man with the Answers (2021) – Movie Review
A road movie that succeeds in building a compelling protagonist but falls short with his foil.
Moffie (2021) – Movie Review
A harrowing denunciation of homophobia and violence in the army, too impersonal to fully land.
Monsoon (2020) – Movie Review
Monsoon is a rich character study, light in the narrative but deep in its themes of identity and grief.
Dear Ex (2018) – Movie Review
Despite its somewhat scattered nature, Dear Ex skillfully finds comedy in family drama.
Ammonite (2021) – Movie Review
Francis Lee’s followup to God’s Own Country is a moody and atmospheric -if oddly cold and passionless- period love story.
Your Name Engraved Herein (2020) – Movie Rev
Part coming of age, part teenage romance, part period piece, part queer study, Your Name Engraved Herein excels in its atmosphere and its weaving of the personal and the political.