Imagine Me and You

I have it on good authority that Lena Headey is still experiencing back pain from carrying this movie on her shoulders YES Release date: September 9, 2005Director: Ol ParkerLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Lesbians who came out in their mid-late twenties. Kiddos still in the closet who are looking for a confidence boostContinue reading “Imagine Me and You”

Free Fall / Freier Fall

“Gay German policemen” sounds fun but trust me, it’s not MAYBE Release date: May 23, 2013Director: Stephan LacantLanguage: German Who should watch this movie: Queers with daddy issues. Folks with one or more AO3 tabs open on their browser right now.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re heart is broken and you wantContinue reading “Free Fall / Freier Fall”

Romancing the Stone

This review is written for my dear friend Aleks who alleges that Romancing the Stone is “the best film ever made.” I love you Aleks, even though you’re wrong.  NO Release date: March 30, 1984Director: Robert ZemeckisLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: My friend Aleks. Suburban moms in their 50s.  When should you watchContinue reading “Romancing the Stone”

One Day

This is actually a cautionary tale about being friends with a man. YES Release date: August 19, 2011Director: Lone Scherfig Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who still think about their crush from the 6th grade. Folks who have a hard time letting go.  When should you watch this movie: When it occursContinue reading “One Day”

Bridget Jones’s Diary

This is about to be a long feminist rant about Bridget Jones’s Diary, so if that’s not your jam, go read a different review NO Release date: April 13, 2001Director: Sharon Maguire Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who actually enjoy Katherine Heigl’s filmography. Folks who do a yearly re-watch of the BBCContinue reading “Bridget Jones’s Diary”

Your Name Engraved Herein / 刻在你心底的名字

This one hurt 😦 YES Release date: December 23, 2020Director: Patrick Kuang-Hui LiuLanguage: Mandarin Who should watch this movie: Senior gays. Folks who went to a military school, or boarding school.  When should you watch this movie: When you have a strange dream about your first love.  The sell: Nothing is more beautiful than youngContinue reading “Your Name Engraved Herein / 刻在你心底的名字”

Romeo+Juliet

I just dyed my hair magenta. Baz, it’s time to cast me in your next movie as the queer-coded sidekick YES Release date: November 1, 1996Director: Baz LuhrmannLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Horny bisexuals. When should you watch this movie: On a rowdy Friday night before going out with your friends.  The sell:Continue reading “Romeo+Juliet”

The Dig

All my favs in one movie? AND archeology? Yes please. YES Release date: January 29, 2021Director: Simon StoneLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who liked 1917 more than Dunkirk. Folks who love the Natural History Museum. When should you watch this movie: When the future feels daunting. When you haven’t spoken to yourContinue reading “The Dig”

Those People

An ode to you and your toxic friend (you know the one) MAYBE Release date: May 16, 2015Director: Joey Khun Language: English Who should watch this movie: Gays in love with their straight friend. People who had a Gilbert and Sullivan phase that they’re not completely over.  When should you watch this movie: When youContinue reading “Those People”

Ammonite

I wish this movie was better NO Release date: September 11, 2020Director: Francis LeeLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Sapphics starved for content.  When should you watch this movie: On a cold, gray afternoon, ideally by the ocean. When you have access to enough alcohol. If possible, by candlelight (it won’t make the movieContinue reading “Ammonite”