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"Like any artist without an art form, she became dangerous"

- Toni Morrison (Sula) -



May 23rd, 2013

Fabulous! The Story of Gay Cinema (2006)


Todd Haynes, Rose Troche, Gus Van Sant, Christine Vachon, John Waters, B. Ruby Rich and Billy Porter

Miss Timmins' School for Girls

Nayana Currimbhoy

Nayana Currimbhoy

What a pleasant surprise to find this little gem in my library.

Homeland S1

Michael Cuesta is brilliant, fucking brilliant (Spoiler Alert if you have not yet seen Season 1)

March 25th

The Crimson Petal and the White

The Crimson Petal and the White

Excellent BBC Drama focusing on the condition of women in late 19th Century London. Dark, painful and brilliantly acted to rise above.

March 17th

Chico & Rita

Just beautiful with a soundtrack to match.

From Fernando Trueba comes another gem of a film, this time it is animated

March 16th

Those Crazy Oscars

THE OSCARS: Billy Crystal called it "rich people giving golden statues to each other" and that is about it. What a mixed up, messed up collection of elitist bullshit.

March 7th

Image Collection

Over the years, I have dabbled in collecting photos and postcards that evidence our past.

To View the Gallery In Progress Click Here

January 30th

The Turtle Girl from East Pukapuka

The Turtle Girl from East Pukapuka

by Cole Alpaugh

I quite enjoyed the ride.

January 16th

A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar

A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar

by Suzanne Joinson

A dual narrative of women traveling in remote territories and a modern day Londoner.

January 5th

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Film of the Year

First time filmmaker Behn Zeitlin and co-writer Lucy Alibar