The first IMDb user review for Daddy Issues is titled “Heterophobic movie.” I cannot argue. I also cannot complain. May we blessed with an entire career of heterophobic movies from this properly queer filmmaker.
A modern queer take on Cyrano de Bergerac, no less!
It’s like Girls Trip’s less raunchy kid sister who went to NYU and made some white friends.
Molly Shannon’s turn as the reclaimed queer poet tells the truth at a slant, dazzlingly.
You may not find all these movies romantic date material, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to work with there.
We were rooting for you.
“It’s as if the BET classic Player’s Club ran head first into Hustle and Flow, but cast a cadre of child stars turned ingenues.”
No false promises of “girl power” or happiness. Just a reassurance that being alone together is better than being apart.
Lavish parties, duck racing, powered wigs, and lesbianism — and everybody gets an Oscar nomination.
It’s been a banner year for queer women on the big screen!
Amazingly, director Marielle Heller doesn’t seem to care if the audience is willing to forgive Israel. She has a better question, one we never ask about lesbians on TV and in film.
Freshly returned from Frankfurt, Germany where Rafiki won its first two international awards at the Lucas Festival and following the first commercial screenings of the film in Kenya, I caught up with Sam to talk about her unexpected fame and the controversy surrounding her debut film.
We’re all used to watching movies and rooting for the lesbians to live — lesbian horror movies make the gamble that everyone else in the audience will, too.
Queering heteronormative tropes is certainly my favorite way to spend Thanksgiving.
Kenya’s LGBT community is celebrating after a ban on a film accused of “promoting lesbianism and homosexuality” was lifted by a High Court on Friday. This will be the first time in Kenya’s history that a film with openly lesbian themes will be screened commercially.
This summer’s top Mommi murder mystery!
The biopic of Colette is only a fragment of her life, the one in which France’s most prolific writer realizes she cannot be contained.
Lesbian mumblecore is practically its own genre at this point, but there’s something extra sweet and authentic about this movie.
“There’s no male gaze in this movie, none whatsoever. Desiree Akhavan is a queer woman and her screenplay co-writer Cecilia Frugiuele is a queer woman too. It matters.”
Whether or not Alia Shawkat’s indie lesbian film lands with you in any real emotional way will probably depend on whether or not the characters grate on you.