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Old 12-06-05, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by SINGLE104
I wouldn't considered Mommie Dearest as a gay movie, even though, the late Joan Crawford alleged homosexuality, but the accusation has not officially been proved, and never will be. She's no longer present to defend herself in regards to these rumors.
I have heard this as well. Bettie Davis claimed that Crawford "had a crush on the boobs and tw*t" sitting next to her (meaning Davis).

I also read that Crawford had a one-time fling with Marilyn Monroe and that Crawford "screamed like a banshee" when she climaxed.

Again, Crawford is no longer here to substantiate these rumors.

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Originally Posted by videodrome
And a special mention must go to the first sort of gay film that I ever watched: Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn .
I remember that one! It's a sequel to "Dawn: Portrait of A Teenage Runaway" featuring Eve Plum in a cool red leather jumpsuit
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
I also read that Crawford had a one-time fling with Marilyn Monroe and that Crawford "screamed like a banshee" when she climaxed.
eww.
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky

Suggestions:

...
"Beefcake"
great movie

Originally Posted by LiquidSky
Let's not forget Dirk Yates and his military men.
let me hear an amen!


Originally Posted by riley_dude



You forgot Falcon and Bel Ami.
I like Falcon but Bel Ami is a tad too twink for me... I take Colt anyday.

Originally Posted by videodrome
Some of my personal faves:

Law of desire
Taxi zum klo
Madagascar Skin
good choices I had forgotten about the third film Bernard Hill was quite attractive.
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Originally Posted by sherm42
Jeffrey

Am I the only person that has ever seen this film? I think it is hilarious.
I got Jeffery from the DDD 20% sale, but didn't really care for it.

Trick
Hedwig
Beefcake
Burnt Money
Latter Days
Raspberry Reich
Broken Hearts Club
Old 12-06-05, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
Wenders....thanks for the suggestions. I have not heard of these films but will definitely look for them.
All were written, and the first three directed, by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the dead German bisexual director who committed suicide after directing something like 30 films in 15 years (including two miniseries). Fassbinder had a, shall we say, pessimistic view of human relationships, especially the sexual dynamic. In other words, these aren't Priscilla, the Queen of the Desert.
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Originally Posted by videodrome
"gay" films that I love but the "PC" in me says i should hate:

Cruising
Oh man, Cruising is fantastic. It's so awful.
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Originally Posted by wendersfan
All were written, and the first three directed, by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the dead German bisexual director who committed suicide after directing something like 30 films in 15 years (including two miniseries). Fassbinder had a, shall we say, pessimistic view of human relationships, especially the sexual dynamic. In other words, these aren't Priscilla, the Queen of the Desert.
I'll check Tower and the local gay bookstore. They both have a great selection of gay-themed films for rental.
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
I'll check Tower and the local gay bookstore. They both have a great selection of gay-themed films for rental.
If it helps, Water Drops on Burning Rocks was directed by Francois Ozon, who has also made Under the Sand, Swimming Pool, and 5x2. None of those three films have much in the way of an explicitly 'gay' narrative, but I guess one could argue that all of Ozon's films have something of a 'gay' sensibility, whatever the hell that means.
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Originally Posted by Giles
great movie


I like Falcon but Bel Ami is a tad too twink for me... I take Colt anyday.
That is the company I was trying to think of. I agree.
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Originally Posted by wendersfan
If it helps, Water Drops on Burning Rocks was directed by Francois Ozon, who has also made Under the Sand, Swimming Pool, and 5x2. None of those three films have much in the way of an explicitly 'gay' narrative, but I guess one could argue that all of Ozon's films have something of a 'gay' sensibility, whatever the hell that means.
And don't forget Criminal Lovers (more gay-themed, I would say, then the other Ozon flicks).
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Originally Posted by wnyx1440
And don't forget Criminal Lovers (more gay-themed, I would say, then the other Ozon flicks).
I've never heard of it, best than I can recall. Is that one of his 'midlength' films (longer than a short, but shorter than a feature)? In all honesty I have to admit that I generally hate Ozon's films, but enough people enjoy them that I thought they deserved mention.
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i saw a film a few years ago on IFC but cant remember the title. it has an urban setting (brooklyn? queens?) and no recognizable actors. the story revolves around an somewhat overweight teenage (13-15) latina that falls in love with her best friend, a skinny, popular promiscuous teenage latina. i remember the cinematography being similar in style to Raising Victor Vargas.

anyone know it?

also, wanted to add Fucking ŇmŚl (AKA Show Me Love) to the list here.
Old 12-06-05, 03:29 PM
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Loggerheads
Mysterious Skin
The Raspberry Reich
Lilies
Happy Together
Tropical Malady
Blue
A Year Without Love
Wild Side
Wild Reeds
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train
Son Frere
Hilde's Journey
O Fantasma
Burnt Money
The River
East Palace, West Palace
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

there's tons more I can name...
Old 12-06-05, 03:33 PM
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Someone mentioned Celluloid Closet in the other thread and I just got that mailed to me from Blockbuster but have yet to watch it. I'm hoping to add it to the 3 "gay movies" i like. Any thoughts?
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Tropical Malady
Doh! (smacks forehead)
Old 12-06-05, 04:04 PM
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Some I 've seen recently:

Psycho Beach Party
Jeanne and the Perfect Guy (French)
Walk on Water (Israeli/German)
The Hours
Gods & Monsters

Not a movie:
Queer as Folk - the UK Miniseries
Mile High - my currrent guilty pleasure on BBC America now

Not really gay but...:
Some Like It Hot
Grease
Funny Girl (well just about anything Babs)

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Someone mentioned Celluloid Closet in the other thread and I just got that mailed to me from Blockbuster but have yet to watch it. I'm hoping to add it to the 3 "gay movies" i like. Any thoughts?
That's a good one to see clips and all the subtext in various things. Too bad they don't have a follow up.

Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
We're including porn??
Don't know about gay porno since I'm a girl Image hosted by Photobucket.com but there's supposed to be classic gay porn that's not just wam, bam, thank you sir. I have a friend who works for Titan, I wont tell you what he said since he's biased. lol
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Originally Posted by lmwong1977


Not really gay but...:
Some Like It Hot
Grease
Funny Girl (well just about anything Babs)



That's a good one to see clips and all the subtext in various things. Too bad they don't have a follow up.



Don't know about gay porno since I'm a girl Image hosted by Photobucket.com but there's supposed to be classic gay porn that's not just wam, bam, thank you sir. I have a friend who works for Titan, I wont tell you what he said since he's biased. lol
Can you get us the name? Can you hook us up for some freebies?



Yeah, ya gotta have Grease and Gods and Monsters on the list.
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I've heard a ton of good stuff regarding Mysterious Skin.

I'd suggest Boondock Saints...
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Originally Posted by The Bus
I've heard a ton of good stuff regarding Mysterious Skin.

I'd suggest Boondock Saints...
I've heard comparisons to a Tarrantino movie but what would give it gay subtext?
Mysterious Skin is suppose to be great.

Another movie I thought of that is enjoyable is, I think I do.

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Originally Posted by riley_dude
Mysterious Skin is suppose to be great.
I just saw it last night (netflix) after letting it sit on my table for ages... And really can't get it out of my head today... I'm going to have to get the book. And maybe watch it again tonight before sending it back.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's performance in this movie is just amazingly good; if he doesn't pick up an Oscar himself in the next few years I'll be very surprised. Very sad, very hot, both repulsive and comforting. Gregg Araki's always been interesting, but never this human before.

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Just remembered 2 more:

Sordid Lives
Girls will be Girls
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