In 1919, the First Pro-Gay Movie Was Made. A Year Later, It Was Banned.

“Different from the Others” was a haunting film made 50 years before Stonewall. In 1919 – half a century before Stonewall – the first known film that was sympathetic to gay people was produced.  Different from the Others (Anders als die Andern) is a German movie about a relationship between a master violinist and his student. lgbtqnation.com: In 1919,… Read More

World of Leather: How Tom of Finland Created a Legendary Gay Aesthetic | Art and Design | The Guardian

His subversive drawings ridiculed authority figures and inspired the look of Freddie Mercury and the Village People. A new film tells the story of Touko Laaksonen’s rise to become Europe’s kinkiest art export Initially drawing men in riding breeches and army officers in brown leather bomber jackets, he got into the biker look after seeing Marlon… Read More

Valerian Official Movie Site | Now Playing

Spectacular visuals – check out the website.  I wanna go see the movie now. VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of… Read More

David Bowie

So many years pass yet similarities are obvious.   Was David Bowie being clever, leaving behind a message for us?    Or was it his goodbye to Thomas Jerome Newton? Some who’ve followed Bowie over the course of his career deliberate about what meaning or message he was sending.   Such mystery sparks imaginative conversations… Read More

😉The Breakfast Club – 1985😆

            😉      😆      😉      😆 I liked the movie, it was funny and entertaining. I had already graduated High School years before the release. The characters – Princess, Jock, Geek, et. al. – were common to the High School experience no matter what year you graduated.… Read More

Only When I Laugh

A classic from 1981 with Marsha Mason in the role of Broadway actress Georgia Hines and Kristy McNichol as her estranged daughter Polly.  Neal Simon wrote the screenplay based on his play “The Gingerbread Lady”. James Coco as her “gay” friend Jimmy Perrino and Joan Hackett as youth-obsessed Toby Landau are great in their supporting roles.… Read More