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”

The Handmaiden

Be Gay Do Crimes YES Release date: June 1, 2016Director: Park Chan-wookLanguage: Korean, Japanese Who should watch this movie: David Fincher fans. People who don’t like horror. The gays.  When should you watch this movie: When the patriarchy has got you down again. When you want to watch something romantic and your friend/partner wants toContinue reading “The Handmaiden”

Jennifer’s Body

This is all Michael Bay’s fault YES Release date: September 18, 2009Director: Karyn KusamaLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Mean Girls. Lesbians. Fans of classic horror.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re feeling particularly guilty for the way you talked about Megan Fox in middle school.  The sell: Jennifer’s BodyContinue reading “Jennifer’s Body”

Princess Cyd

I love Chicago! YES Release date: May 4, 2017Director: Stephen ConeLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Bisexuals. Fans of indie film.  When should you watch this movie: Over the summer. By yourself. When you need a moment to feel young and lost.  The sell: Princess Cyd is an indie indie movie with all theContinue reading “Princess Cyd”

Room in Rome

It’s not about the sex, but it is kind of about the sex YES Release date: May 7, 2010Director: Julio MedemLanguage: English, Spanish, Russian Who should watch this movie: Baby gays. People who were (rightly) annoyed by Blue is the Warmest Color.  When should you watch this movie: Immediately after taking an “Am I aContinue reading “Room in Rome”

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Both the portrait AND the lady are on fire YES Release Date: September 18, 2019Director: Céline SciammaLanguage: French Who should watch this movie: Self-identified cottagecore tik tok users. Cat owners. Folks who dream of sapphic romance but gay-panic anytime a woman touches them. Fans of Rachel Weisz’s filmography. People who watched Masculine/Feminine because “It’s aContinue reading “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”