“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.
Dolly Parton got you Dolly Parton for Christmas and you are very welcome.
Lavish parties, duck racing, powered wigs, and lesbianism — and everybody gets an Oscar nomination.
These women aren’t ultimately just stealing the money. They’re stealing back the ability to control their own lives. To get in at least one solid kick against the rancid, putrid system that forced their backs against the wall in the first place.
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.
Queering heteronormative tropes is certainly my favorite way to spend Thanksgiving.
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.
Not only is it momentous to see stories with Asians at the forefront, this film does one better by centering on the experiences of different generations of Asian women.
Gillian! Anderson! touches! Kate! McKinnon!
“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.
The Mamma Mia! Cinematic Universe is the new Marvel Cinematic Universe—spread the word.
Don’t go just for the gay subtext, but if you do go I guarantee you’ll see it.
When was the last time a motion picture centered itself on the premise that a teenage, mixed race, black lesbian is worthy of support and love from everyone surrounding her? It’s simple and tender and because of those things it’s groundbreaking.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead got a girlfriend and it’s not a big deal in the movie but it’s a pretty big deal in general.
For a documentary about a circus cat show, the film is about so much more about the human relationships that shape us. It’s about how us strays and weirdos put the glitter eyeshadow on because we know we’re actually superstars in waiting. Also, it’s about the world’s only all-cat rock band.
The subtext is so discernible we have a hard time believing it’s unintentional.