Monthly Archives: October 2013

I Am Divine is Divine, but no Madness

True story: I once came up with an idea to make a documentary on Divine simply because I thought the title Shit-Eating Grin was too good to pass up. Naturally, my complete and utter inability to do anything related to … Continue reading

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Kill Your Darlings is Out of the Closet, but Not Outside the Box

For a film that goes out of its way time and time again to tell the audience that its protagonist was a pioneering wunderkind who helped revolutionise an artform and thought outside the box, John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings is … Continue reading

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Stylin’ Up with the 30th Anniversary of Wild Style

In the annals of cinema, Charlie Ahearn’s 1983 hip-hop docu-drama Wild Style is hardly as revered as it ought to be. It won no awards, rarely features on any lists niche or otherwise, and seemingly receives no credit for its fusion … Continue reading

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Concussion Hits Like a Blow to the Head

It’s perhaps appropriate that Stacie Passon titled her debut feature Concussion. It’s a film that deals with the workings of the brain in bruising ways that many in the recently expanding lexicon of LGBT cinema don’t even attempt. Much like … Continue reading

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