Queer Classics: “Moonlight” (2016)

After waiting impatiently for several weeks for Moonlight to make its way to Syracuse, it finally arrived, and I have to say:  this is one hell of a film. Though it was not what I expected, that does not mean that I didn't enjoy it. Indeed, it's probably the best film that I've seen this year (as cliché as … Continue reading Queer Classics: “Moonlight” (2016)

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Queer Classics: “Carol” (2015)

Warning:  Spoilers for the film follow. Some might consider it a bit premature to declare Todd Haynes' film Carol a queer classic, but if the reviews are anything to go by, this new film will surely earn a place alongside the director's finest work as part of the New Queer Cinema of the 1990s.  And as I … Continue reading Queer Classics: “Carol” (2015)

Reiew: “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and Radical Queerness

It probably comes as no surprise that the new film X-Men:  Days of Future Past is positively bubbling over with queer subtexts.  Directed by noted gay auteur Brian Singer,the film follows the X-Men (especially Wolverine, Professor X, and Magneto), as they struggle to change the past in order to prevent a future in which powerful … Continue reading Reiew: “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and Radical Queerness