Tag: DVD Review

  • DVD REVIEW | Keep The Lights On

    ★★★★ | Keep The Lights On Keep the Lights On is a powerfully charged plot following two men from New York City, Erik (Thure Lindhardt) and Paul (Zachary Booth), through an emotional wave of events. Their initial casual sex encounter forms a beautiful relationship which is explosive, climatic and heart-warming, creating a dichotomy of emotive […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Shelter

    Thwarted by his family circumstance and finding it hard to find his place in a small industrial Californian town, heartthrob Zach (Trevor Wright) is a trapped, talented artist. Stymied by his situation; a selfish and homophobic sister, a loveless relationship with his girlfriend and a father who is next to useless. With Art College and […]

  • DVD REVIEW | North Sea Texas

    ★★★★ | North Sea Texas Pim is a young boy from a small Belgian coastal town who lives a dreary existence with his mother, Yvette, who is a boozy accordion player. Pim dreams of beauty pageants, princesses and Gino, the handsome boy next door to escape life with his blowsy neglectful mother. As Pim moves […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Hedwig And The Angry Inch

    ★★★★★ | Hedwig And The Angry Inch I’ve got to say, I’m not a big fan of film musicals, but when I was introduced to Hedwig and the Angry Inch, this all changed. I’m a huge fan of John Cameron Mitchell, who plays the lead: Hedwig, a transgender entertainer who surgically changes sex in order […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Gayby

    ★★★★ | Gayby I had some reservations about Gayby. A lot of these ‘gay films’ are usually clichéd drivel, almost always, an unlikely relationship sparks and then it’s just an hour of plot-holes and bad acting. Jenn, a yoga instructor, and Matt, a comic book store worker, are best friends from college who are now […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Milk

    Powerful, heartfelt and a strong testament to a force with that was Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political powerhouse that ran for major in San Francisco in the late 70s. Sean Penn, plays the central role of Harvey Milk and putting aside the hotly debated discussion of whether gay men should fill the roles […]

  • DVD REVIEW | In Bloom

    ★★★★ | In Bloom This is the rather gritty story of a hip very young gay couple in Chicago’s ‘Boystown’ coming to terms with how tough one’s first love can be. Kurt is a small time drug dealer who supplies pot to his peers, whilst Paul his boyfriend of two years has a dead-end job […]

  • DVD REVIEW | The Way He Looks

    ★★★★★ | The Way He Looks The lazy summer is over and Leo and his best friend Giovana are back in High School for the new term when curly headed new boy Gabriel joins the class for the first time. Suddenly the cosy closeness of the two old friends is threatened when Giovana discovers that the […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Weekend; Quiet, unhurried and self assured

    DVD REVIEW | Weekend; Quiet, unhurried and self assured

    It’s the kind of movie that Hollywood would run a mile from, and that’s a good thing. It’s quiet, introspective, understatedly self-assured and unhurried. A story about Russell (Tom Cullen), who heads out to a club after a drunken house party with his straight mates. He meets Glen (Chris New). Expecting just a one night […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Telstar, The Joe Meek Story

    You may not have heard of Joe Meek, but will certainly have heard his musical productions and songwriting. Joe Meek was a pioneer of the 60’s music landscape. Joe Meek was a gay producer and songwriter, who wrote the hit “Telstar”. Set in the homophobic 60’s Britain, where to be gay was still illegal, the […]

  • DVD REVIEW | Beautiful Something

    ★★★★ | BEAUTIFUL SOMETHING Four gay men, all with issues in their lives, experience a night of mystery and sex in the beautifully told Beautiful Something. Writer Brian (Brian Sheppard) is sexy and picks up guys in bars and on the street – but they love him and leave him. Then there’s Jim (Zack Ryan), […]