She lets Miriam bite her arm. She lets Miriam suck her blood. She enjoys it. She wants more. She wants all of it.
Why did this movie tank so hard that it was almost immediately out of theaters in America? Why did this not get the coverage or accolades it deserved for being the first mainstream Bollywood movie about a lesbian relationship?
Well, long story short, the movie is bad.
In a literary and historicist sense, Dante’s Divine Comedy was a mulit-volume narrative poem that advanced some notable theological suppositions about the afterlife; in another, more honest sense, though, it’s about what a fucking unreal silver fox Linda Hamilton is.
As The Haunting of Hill House has found new life across decades, the queerness has become more explicit yet less important to the overall work.
The real horror is straight people.
If you can’t handle the titties, get out the strip club, babe. Even if it’s a fictional one.
“Jennifer Lopez’s entrance in Hustlers is better than any of us could have dreamed. But days later, the scene that won’t stop playing in my head happens almost directly afterwards, on the rooftop of the club where Ramona and Destiny work.”
“It’s 1999. You’re Julia Roberts. Your hair is indisputably glorious. You should absolutely put on a cowboy hat. What will you wear with it? No, incorrect. It’s a very busy top from the Gilmore Girls Strong Print collection, pegged jeans and sensible shoes.”
There’s no evidence that Aimee Semple McPherson was queer. But there’s no evidence that a lot of historical figures did a lot of the things they do on screen.
Our team weighs in on 23 romantic drama films including High Art, The Handmaiden, Carol, Blue is the Warmest Color and so many more.
Remembering that queer people have always been here, and have always been hot, is a necessity if we want our present and future to be truly queer.
“I see the dichotomies of Good Sandy v. Bad Sandy as something specifically magnetic for little baby gays, too, even if we were too baby to fully unpack that.”
This is not a lesbian film. It is merely a film starring two women bursting with sexuality. And when I was 14 it was my favorite film of all time.
Our team weighs in on 12 queer action/thrillers, from the Power Rangers to Atomic Blonde to Bound and beyond!
This is a movie about queer women for queer women. It’s about the way we hurt and the way we hurt each other.
“My favorite moment in the movie happens during the climax when one of the skinheads punches Judy. She punches him back. He calls her a dyke. And she says thank you.”
If only these women had allowed themselves to consummate their love for each other.
Join the team as we weigh in on ten classic coming-of-age lesbian films, from Pariah to Cameron Post to that one about the ravens!
Vampyros Lesbos is not my fantasy. But it is a fantasy. And, while this fills me some guilt, I do, in fact, enjoy it.
I’ve lamented that I’m never going to see my stories on screen until I make it happen for myself. Never have I felt that to be less true. There are so many of us out there making work for ourselves, and each other.