Also Chelsea from South of Nowhere plays a lesbian and Kim Wayans is in it too! You can read more about the film at their website.
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this looks so good.
Oh man this looks fantastic.
and i’m tearing up just by the trailer.
I’m not even religious and I just want to say Hallelujah for this movie.
I also teared up from this trailer, IT LOOKS SO GOOD.
this looks fantastic!
This trailer left me in tears. I love the poem she’s reading…”I am not broken. I am free.” <3?!?!?!
can somebody please put that on a tee shirt?
i need to see this movie
I can’t wait to watch this and cry like a hungry angry baby.
I feel like I’ll be watching my coming out. Oh god.
Yes yes this. My parents used to talk like that too. Aggh…all of a sudden, a movie I can relate to that isn’t “Ok, now you’re the talking cat and I’m the dog and SHE’S the hamster…do you see it?” “Kinda.”
Did you relate your coming out to “Bolt?”
No, just my life in general, sadly (nice catch, though.)
fuck. this one’s going to hurt, maybe.
there hasn’t been any good movies lately that’s why I decided to visit older international movies. I watching spanish and k-horror movies (I was going to start out with french, but that’s everyone’s first stop). If you’re bored check these out
loliita’s club ( also lots of skin)
abre los ojos/open you’re eyes (original vanilla sky, trust me it is amilliontimesbetter!!) this movie was a life changer, forealsyo!
before the night falls (about reinaldo arena, gay poet and political rebel from cuba)
death bell (mystery murderer killing off high ranking students in a top private school in a twisted attempt test knowledge)
voice (all girls school, people die from papercuts and it’s really crazy and bizzar but good. original)
…anyway, just incase anyone is interested check out the youtube trailers
Netflix? how did you see the movies?
sundance, amazon, search online (sometimes you can find them on youtube, other than that you will have to dig a little deeper), friends,etc.
i haven’t tried netfilx
YES, “Before Night Falls.” Everyone should read the book. Arenas’ sex drive is absolutely astounding (he talks about having sex with trees, chickens, various other animals, cousins, and thousands of men, and it seems like he’s not the only one in Cuba doing that). Also, it’s just a great story.
Can’t wait to see this, wow.
Focus Features?? Holla. I’ve been waiting so long to see Pariah…
“and I am not running, I am choosing”. I wish I could say that about my life
this looks beautiful
Somehow I misread the last sentence of the first paragraph and couldn’t figure out how the hell they had shoehorned vampires into the movie.
On a more serious note, this looks like it’s going to be an incredible movie.
every movie has to have vampires in it to make it nowadays.
shoot, next season of glee, mercedes finds out sam is really a vampire. kinda makes sense, actually.
That would probably be better than most of the plots they will actually have on Glee next season.
yikes. i am totally gonna see this.
this looks fucking incredible, i will see it in the cinema and cry like a baby for sure
Oh gosh I want to see this. Yes please.
And by that I mean I will see it the on the 1st day
camen sandiego you just made me laugh more than i have all day
This looks seriously good.
Wow, that’s the first trailer to really grab me in ages. I hope there’s some sort of release in the UK (even if it’s limited, i’ll hunt it down).
I need to see this so much! I hope it becomes available online because the liklihood of it getting to my country is slim to nil, looks amazing though!
does this mean it comes out at the next sundance festival in 2012? i can’t wait that long!
This trailer almost made me cry when I first saw it! I can not wait for this because it looks powerful. And I’m glad to finally see a movie about a masculine- identified African -American woman. We need more films like this.
I am so excited for this. Good lord, my eyeliner is gonna run.
I was reading about the costume design, and this quote sums up my life perfectly.
“So her character starts out with a lot of browns, tans, and a drab earthy color palette with a “baggy” fit and then transitions to brighter, more pastel colors with a “tighter” fit toward the end when she’s free. Her wardrobe is designed so that she’s literally a cocooned butterfly breaking free.”
I am so excited for this movie, I would seriously take the bus trip to New York to see it if it shows there. Fuck Ilene Chaiken, Showtime and Focus and co. need to be making more shows/movies like this. This looks more “real” than an entire season of the “Real L-word”.
Oh, I want to see this movie so bad! Maybe it will come to Mexico?
i saw this when it showed at MOMA in april because riese had mentioned it before. The crowd loved it. Definitely worth seeing, I really hope it goes far.
This looks so good! I’m super excited even though I know I’ll have to wait until it’s released on DVD to see it.
I’m going to go and see this if it’s released in the UK, and if it’s not I am buying the DVD and hosting a showing at my goddamn house. And I am going to cry the entire way through. Because that is just how I roll when it comes to truthful, non-exploitative lesbian cinema. FIGHT THE POWER etc etc.
That trailer looks really good.
This looks like an amazing film, definitely going on my “to see” list.
“our Cinematic World of explosions, drunk white guys and vampires”
I need this movie out. Now. It looks too good.
I don’t have the attention span to watch movies. I will watch this movie.
Adepero Oduye is a double extra mega hotty. Win.
Filing this under “Must See”.