Taekwondo (2016)

If you want to appreciate male beauty then this is your canvas: the torso, the legs, the chest, the thighs; everything is here. This movie is about the art of capturing male beauty in its finest hue. It is slow-paced to make you absorb the beauty. Moments of silence really gives you the boner because it…

Moonlight (Film)

If you would ask me what is this film about I would say it is partly about guardian angels who come into our lives, to save us, to make us float so we can grow, who touch us and shape our core. But it is as much about fighting to survive, to exist, to pass a…

Looking (Movie)

Link Sometimes, we all need to run away and disappear: running away is important; a step to discover what works and what doesn’t. Running away is the medicine, that never heals but makes you realize what is the problem. We all need to run away sometimes, hide and lick our wounds. But when the time is…

Fourth Man Out

Is this possible? Does it happen like this? Sometimes at least since I know of countless times that it doesn’t. Being accepted is one of the most important things in life; that together with happiness. At least one of the two most important things I can say. But most people don’t get opportunities like these….

Steel (2015)

Death after death. Some people death follows them. Not theirs but still theirs. It is like before they get up they are down again and before they have healed they have punctured a lung or broken a leg or said something wrong that takes them back to the beginning and no matter how much they…

In the Grayscale (En la gama de los grises)

Do I want to exist in the grayscale? I don’t think so. But I can understand the motivation behind; it is safe, it is comfortable and above everything else it requires the minimal effort. A brilliant movie that makes me want to go to Santiago, Chile and break my grayscale and prove Bruno wrong. Link

LGBT(IQ) Films Dealing with HIV/AIDS

To celebrate the amazing story from Daniel Kamau, I have thought of compiling a short list of the LGBT films  that have dealt with the issue of HIV/AIDS. The tile of this post is ambitious; the list will focus more on the G part as most of the films will concentrate on gay men. But…

Freier Fall (Free Fall)

A promising career with the police, a baby on the way – Marc’s life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness – and what it means to fall in love with another man. Torn between his…

Land of Storms

Best friends Szabolcs and Bernard are playing in the same German football team. After a lost game, Szabolcs decides to go home to Hungary where he meets another boy, Áron with whom they become lovers but soon Bernard comes after his friend. The film portrays the development of young homosexual love in rural Hungary, the…

Cuatro Lunas (Four Moons)

Four interwoven and complex stories of love and acceptance (of self and others): a boy who has secretly been attracted to his male cousin through life; two college students starting a secret relationship; a committed couple severely tested by the arrival of another man; and an old married man dazzled by a young married male…