Moxie aims for riot grrrl rage and zine-ready radical politics but falls short, coming off more like a glossy mag for girl power that’s only loosely intersectional.
It’s like spending 90 minutes inside a fever dream a Kristin Wiig ’80s sketch character might have if she got high inside some kind of Mars Cheese Castle/Dylan’s Candy Bar co-op. And I loved it.
“I fully understand they have to paint a picture of the times, and deep racial trauma and pain were a part of those times, but I found myself wondering why we need another gut-wrenching Black story on film.”
Wanna watch a Netflix movie with lesbian, bisexual or queer characters? We’ve got your round-up of every Netflix lesbian movie currently streaming, broken down by whether or not it is good or sucks.
Even with a new administration in office, we continue living in Trumpland. Tony Zosherafatain and Chella Man excavate what Trump has revealed about anti-trans violence in this country — and the future trans people deserve.
If you don’t like to watch movies about horrible people doing horrible things, you’ll probably want to skip J Blakeson’s I Care A Lot. If you, like me, are a zealous fan of the small but growing canon of lesbian heist movies, you might have fun with this cynical, clinical movie steeped in the horrors of capitalism and greed.
Four trans individuals are featured in the new docu-series exploring the impact of Trump’s ideologies.
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It’s impossible to forget a feeling like sitting on the bleachers watching Floriane swim. It’s impossible to forget the drowning.
The World to Come follows Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) and Abigail (Katherine Waterston), two neighbors in upstate New York in the 1850s, as their families battle the sparseness and harshness of the land and they battle their feelings for each other.
The visual and narrative tension, of course, ramps up the eroticism, but so does Madeline and Nina’s actual relationship, which hasn’t aged in that calm, quiet, mature way we usually think of lesbian grandmas.
R#J is gay because Romeo and Juliet are a canon U-Hauling Cancer for Cancer lesbian couple.
Two of Us follows neighbors Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeline (Martine Chevallier), who have been in a relationship for years, as Madeline struggles to finally come out to her adult children, and Nina grows weary of waiting.
The cinematography, the sound design, the direction of the actors — it all culminates in a remarkable cinematic experience. And yet every time Affleck was on-screen, I felt chilled.
Pauli Murray was unspeakably brilliant, and their warmth is best captured on their own terms. With over 141 boxes of writings, 800 photographs, and dozens of tapes — the documentary “My Name Is Pauli Murray” shines brightest when it lets Murray take the reigns.
The dialogue isn’t exactly elegant — though there is one deeply quotable moment when Jane’s lesbian teacher asks her what’s wrong and Jane says, “I’m gay and everyone hates me!!!!!!”
That’s what’s so special about watching a film from a trans filmmaker this audacious and experimental. It doesn’t have to engage with transness in the expected ways to resonate with a trans audience.
Ultimately, the film shows that the differences between cis people and trans people aren’t as vast as we usually think. There are many ways to make a family and the more expansive our imaginations the more everyone will benefit.
Look, when a character takes a strap-on out of her backpack in the middle of a sex scene you know you’re in good hands.
This afternoon at Sundance, I took a break from binging movies to watch a panel straight out of my queer film nerd dreams.
One of the pleasures — pains? — of consuming art right now is that everything seems to be filtered through our current lens. And it makes this thriller all the more effective and difficult.