Tag: Movie Genre Trans

  • FILM REVIEW | Linga Franca – delicate and moving portrait of a Filipina Transwoman

    FILM REVIEW | Linga Franca – delicate and moving portrait of a Filipina Transwoman

    Linga Franca follows the story of an undocumented Filipina transwoman Olivia (Isabel Sandoval) in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach Russian neighbourhood.  Olivia is the live-in caregiver for elderly feeble Russian Olga (Lynn Cohen – remarkable). Olivia has yet to get her green card, and she’s vulnerable to getting kicked out of the country in Donald Trump’s fetish […]

  • FILM REVIEW | The Death And Life of Marsha P. Johnson

    ★★★★★ | David France’s documentary brings alive the formative years of the burgeoning gay rights movement in New York, following the Stonewall Riots in the summer of 1969.

  • FILM REVIEW | A Fantastic Woman

    ★★★★★ | A Fantastic Woman Daniela Vega gives an award-worthy performance in the Chilean film A Fantastic Woman. Vega’s performance as a woman who, after the death of her lover, is rejected and scorned by his family that is superb. You see, Vega is transgender, and her character Marina Vidal, who happens to be an aspiring […]

  • FILM REVIEW | The Danish Girl

    FILM REVIEW | The Danish Girl

    Oscar-winning Director Tom Hooper (‘The Kings Speech’) and Oscar-winning Actor Eddie Redmayne (‘The Theory of Everything’) bring us the life of a male Dutch artist who, with the support from his wife, becomes a woman, in the new film ‘The Danish Girl.’ ★★★ Based on the book of the same name by David Ebershoff, ‘The […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Tangerine, A Film You Will Not Want To Miss

    ★★★★★ | Tangerine Two transgender prostitutes tear up Santa Monica Boulevard in the brilliant new film ‘Tangerine.’ In a week that also sees the releases of Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs and Dame Maggie Smith inLady in a Van, Tangerine is far and above the best film of the three. It is one of the […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Boy Meets Girl

    ★★★★★ | Boy Meets Girl Eric Schaeffer’s refreshing and enchanting drama about three 20 year-olds looking for love in a small backwater town in Kentucky gently challenges us to suspend our preconceived views on gender labels and be as open to what happens as these lovelorn kids are. Ricky is a confident and determined transgendered […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Sexing The Transman

    When the opening credits roll in Buck Angel’s new documentary and you see that it is an ‘I Love My Vagina Production’, you know that this is going to be a no-holds-barred look at demystifying the whole aspect of sexuality of trans men. What the charismatic handsome hunky Angel does is fill this highly unusual […]

  • FILM REVIEW | 52 Tuesdays, Uplifting and Optimism For Trans Issues

    The closing gala film of the B.F.I. Flare LGBT film festival was an inspired choice and a fitting end to a spectacular program with a wide range of films including the premiere of Lilting with Ben Whishaw and James Franco’s intriguing Interior Leather Bar. The festival attracted huge audiences, great acclaim and was sponsored by […]

  • REVIEW | Transparent

    ★★★★★ | Transparent After Netflix’s phenomenal success creating original content for its streaming service with two Award winning television series, now Amazon has also stepped into the area which was once the sole territory of network and cable television with the launch of Transparent its very first own series. If you haven’t caught it yet […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Mr Angel

    ★★★★ | Mr Angel Buck Angel is a brawny muscular red-headed good-looking bearded hunk. With his heavily tattooed body, his twinkling eyes and his infectious smile, he is in fact one very hot man. In our label-fixated society Buck is actually transgender, or as he loves to describe himself so succinctly, he is ‘a man […]

  • FILM REVIEW | She Male Snails

    ★★★★★ | She Male Snails An exceptional art based film employing experimental film work to explore androgyny, living beyond a conformity of gender; visually fulfilling for any art film lover.