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”

Happiest Season

“leave it to lesbians to call a movie ‘Happiest Season’ and it’s 1 hr 40 minutes of abject emotional suffering.” -@jestom MAYBE Release date: November 25, 2020Director: Clea DuVallLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: WLW. People who know and love a lesbian.  When should you watch this movie: At Christmas with your chosen family. Continue reading “Happiest Season”

Holidate

I watched this god awful movie so you don’t have to NO Release date: October 28, 2020Director: John Whitesell Language: English Who should watch this movie: Boomers. When should you watch this movie: On Christmas day while your family fights in the background. The sell: I’m not even a Hallmark movie hater. I truly believeContinue reading “Holidate”

Night Is Short, Walk On Girl / 夜は短し歩けよ乙女

I will only be accepting confessions of love in the form of guerrilla theater YES Release date: April 7, 2017Director: Masaki YuasaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: University students. Theater nerds. Anyone who’s been out drinking in Kansai (Kanto folks need not apply).  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve just discovered GenContinue reading “Night Is Short, Walk On Girl / 夜は短し歩けよ乙女”