Tag: Peccapics

  • FILM REVIEW | Body Electric

    ★★★★ | Body Electric Life is one big party for the characters in the new film Body Electric. Elias (a sexy Keiner Macedo) is the assistant manager in a factory somewhere in Brazil. He’s only 23 and quite young to hold such a responsible job, but his female boss, who is always jet-setting from here […]

  • 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 | Interior Leather Bar

    ★★★ | Interior Leather Bar Director William Friedkin claims that he had to take his notorious movie Cruising about the gay S&M subculture to the US Ratings Board on 50 occasions before they would give him a ‘R’ certificate that permitted it to be shown in cinemas. Whether that is totally true or not is […]

  • 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 […]

  • FILM 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), […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Boys on film 15: Time and Tied

    FILM REVIEW |  Boys on film 15: Time and Tied

    Peccadillo continues to champion gay short films by coming out with their 15th gay shorts compilation. This one’s titled ‘Boys on Film 15: Time and Tied’ and it showcases a selection of British short films that are either sexy, funny or meaningful or all three.   The best by far is Trouser Bar. Directed by […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Holding The Man

    FILM REVIEW | Holding The Man

    ★★★★★ | Holding The Man A moving and very emotional film about a gay couple during the height of the AIDS crises is beautifully told in the new film Holding the Man.

  • FILM REVIEW | Chemsex

    A hard-hitting and eye-opening look at gay men and their sexual lifestyles is on full display in the new documentary ‘Chemsex.’ ★★★★ It’s not all gay men, but, as the documentary tells us, it’s but a few who go on drug binges, coupled with lots of unsafe sex, that last all weekend. And it’s these […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Futuro Beach

    ★★★★★ | Futuro Beach Karim Ainouz’s mesmerising melancholic drama starts and ends in a very similar fashion. In the opening scenes we see two motor bikers racing across the sand dunes and when they reach the end of the beach discard their bikes and clothes and run off into the high rolling waves. They soon […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Drown, a film that sinks to new depths

    ★ | Drown Three lifeguards pal around until things turn ugly one night in the new film ‘Drown.’ ‘Drown’ is a film with very ugly overtones. And it’s not even a positive portrayal of a young gay man who continues to get beaten up and up by an evil homophobic asshole. Handsome Jack Matthews plays […]