If you find yourself at a loose end and just don’t know what to watch, here are five LGBT or camp classics on the streaming service NOW TV for you to enjoy.
Mean Girls ★★★★★
Wearing Pink is not absolutely required but suggested. Naive new girl Lindsay Lohan accidentally falls in with catty queen bee Rachel McAdams. Top teen comedy. Moderate language/mature themes/flashing images. (2004)(93 mins) Streaming until 17th Jan 2021
Just Charlie ★★★★★
Tender drama about a gifted young footballer whose future appears mapped out, until a long-held and closely guarded secret comes out into the open. Harry Gilby stars. (2017)(99 mins) Streaming until 31st May 2019
First Wives Club ★★★★★
Three of the campest gay icons join forces to create the 90’s campest film. Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton and Bette Midler take revenge on the husbands who dumped them for trophy wives. Girl power comedy with Maggie Smith and Sarah Jessica Parker. (1996)(99 mins) Streaming until 29th Feb 2020
As Good As It Gets ★★★★★
Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt are on Oscar-winning form as a cranky novelist has to look after his gay neighbour’s dog after the neighbour is queer bashed in his own apartment. Bittersweet comedy. Strong language/mature themes. (1997)(134 mins) Streaming until 30th Nov 2019.
Boys Don’t Cry ★★★★★
Moving to a new town, an Oscar-winning Hilary Swank hides a secret that could rip her life apart. True-life drama. Strong language/drug use/violence/sexual violence. (1999)(114 mins) Streaming until 11th April 2020
In and Out ★★★
Teacher Kevin Kline becomes the talk of the town after being pronounced gay by a famous ex-pupil. With an Oscar-nominated Joan Cusack. Strong language/sex/mature themes. (1997)(90 mins) Streaming until 31st Oct 2019