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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 28%

Proteus (2004)

"Proteus is a little bit of a soutpiel, as it can't decide wether it wants to be a brainy and beautiful costume epic, or quirky and polemic "New Queer Cinema"."

Posted Jul 3, 2004

Mark Adnum

2 77%

Bear Cub (Cachorro) (2004)

"Top daddy seeks willing son"

Posted Jun 28, 2004

Mark Adnum

3 48%

Porn Theatre (2003)

Posted Jun 8, 2004

Jaap Kooijman

4 ——

Cock & Bull Story (Southside) (2003)

Posted May 22, 2004

Mark Adnum

5 63%

Priest (1995)

"Homosexual Catholic priests are, apparently, relatively common, but any kind of open expression of homosexual orientation by the ordained is of course forbidden. Priest explores this fascinating constriction in the most boring, lame way imaginable"

Posted May 9, 2004

Mark Adnum

6 60%

Zero Patience (1994)

"Zero Patience, an absurd musical comedy, is a gem amidst the gravel of New Queer Cinema. Though it contains many of the contrived hallmarks of its dreary contemporaries, it's also - unlike them - a very funny, smart and moving film."

Posted May 2, 2004

Mark Adnum

7 ——

Walking on Water ()

"Racked with guilt over his role in Gavin's death, Charlie's soon gorging on left over morphine, drinking too much, fighting with Anna and losing his boyfriend, Frank."

Posted Apr 24, 2004

Mark Adnum

8 95%

Fireworks (Hana-bi) (1997)

Posted Mar 26, 2004

Mark Adnum

9 ——

Scorpio Rising ()

Posted Mar 26, 2004

Mark Adnum

10 73%

The Prince of Tides (1991)

"a motherlode of early-nineties masculinity, homosexuality and the dark threat of anal invasion"

Posted Mar 22, 2004

Mark Adnum

11 63%

Swoon (1991)

"the contrast between real gay outlaws and faux, red-ribbon ones is a sharp one"

Posted Mar 19, 2004

Mark Adnum

12 100%

And the Band Played On (1993)

"... and on"

Posted Mar 16, 2004

Mark Adnum

13 ——

Hustler White (2002)

Posted Dec 7, 2003

Jaap Kooijman

14 56%

Querelle (1982)

"Fassbinder's melodramas, heavily indebted to Douglas Sirk, are widely considered his finest work."

Posted Dec 7, 2003

Mark Adnum

15 76%

Poison (1991)

"Light years ahead of its contemporaries, Poison is inventively filmed and full of fresh ideas and images that challenge and entertain."

Posted Dec 7, 2003

Mark Adnum

16 69%

The Adventures of Felix (Drôle de Félix) (2001)

"Rock Hudson must be rolling in his grave: ditzy light comedies now feature HIV-positive gay characters as frothy, cute leads."

Posted Dec 6, 2003

Mark Adnum

17 57%

Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)

"Claustrophobic bad marriages and sweaty, illicit desire torment the residents of a sleepy peacetime army post. "

Posted Dec 6, 2003

Mark Adnum

18 81%

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

"Wildy acclaimed by gay activists at the time who lauded it as a post-modern gay film masterpiece, My Own Private Idaho is a bit of a false idol."

Posted Dec 6, 2003

Mark Adnum

19 88%

Ba wang bie ji (Farewell My Concubine) (1993)

"Cheung is awesome, clad in bejeweled yellow costumes and moving grandly about the stage, reveling in his fame."

Posted Dec 1, 2003

Mark Adnum

20 93%

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

"twee, and in gay fantasy land from the word go"

Posted Dec 1, 2003

Mark Adnum

21 33%

Mambo Italiano (2003)

"plods along a well worn path to nowhere"

Posted Nov 20, 2003

Mark Adnum

22 50%

Punks (2001)

Posted Nov 6, 2003

Jaap Kooijman

23 67%

The Living End (2008)

"an extremely overrated film about a couple of HIV-positive guys on a destructive road trip to nowhere"

Posted Nov 4, 2003

Mark Adnum

24 ——

The Everlasting Secret Family (1989)

"two surreal films in one"

Posted Nov 4, 2003

Mark Adnum

25 63%

Camp (2003)

Posted Oct 30, 2003

Jaap Kooijman

26 53%

Relax ... It's Just Sex (1999)

"magazine articles, different possibilities of sexual orientations and lifestyles rotating before us on a celluloid rotisserie"

Posted Oct 3, 2003

Mark Adnum

27 69%

Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

"cinema's gay horn of plenty"

Posted Sep 14, 2003

Mark Adnum

28 43%

All Over The Guy (2001)

"an utterly wretched film that carves deep new trenches into the stinking open grave that is contemporary gay cinema"

Posted Aug 7, 2003

Mark Adnum

29 63%

The Broken Hearts Club (2000)

"smiley-face, rainbow-flag, being-gay-is-just-so-great crap."

Posted Jul 18, 2003

Mark Adnum

30 19%

The Next Best Thing (2000)

"Madonna is a great actress."

Posted Jul 17, 2003

Mark Adnum

31 41%

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

Posted Jul 17, 2003

Jonathan Wald

32 ——

Butch Camp (1996)

"Why not make a gay Porky's? Because broad sex farces and modern gay culture just don't go together - they just don't. Butch Camp is the evidence."

Posted Jul 16, 2003

Mark Adnum

33 ——

Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)

"Tom of Finland meets "Banana Splits" in the completely stupid Fortune and Men's Eyes."

Posted Jul 16, 2003

Mark Adnum

34 ——

The Lost Language of Cranes (1992)

"leave it to the BBC to come up with an intelligent coming-out film"

Posted Jul 16, 2003

Mark Adnum

35 68%

Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

"Love Is The Devil is a dark and fine portrait of two tortured souls. One's alcoholic, pill popping and talented, the other's alcoholic, pill popping and suicidal."

Posted Jun 22, 2003

Mark Adnum

36 87%

Faustrecht der Freiheit (Fox and His Friends) (Fist-Fight of Freedom) (1975)

"a relatively ancient wonder from everyone's favorite cokehead"

Posted Jun 18, 2003

Mark Adnum

37 60%

Madame Satã (2002)

"a little like a half-finished mini-series, it's fascinating and effective, but leaves the story half told."

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

38 100%

The Godfather (1972)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

39 46%

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

40 100%

Alfie (1966)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

41 84%

Dressed to Kill (1980)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

42 79%

Starman (1984)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

43 59%

Disclosure (1994)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

44 90%

The Grifters (1990)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

45 82%

Tightrope (1984)

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

46 88%

Yossi and Jagger (2003)

"beautiful and passionate ... one of the most resonant gay film romances ever"

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Mark Adnum

47 60%

The Delta (1997)

Posted Jun 12, 2003

Matt Rettenmund

48 ——

Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992)

Posted Jun 12, 2003

Matt Rettenmund

49 ——

I Think I Do (1998)

Posted Jun 12, 2003

Matt Rettenmund

50 95%

Gone With the Wind (1939)

Posted Jun 10, 2003

Mark Adnum

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