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Break My Fall

June 27, 2011


Originally published by So So Gay Magazine The streets of London aren’t so much paved with gold in writer, producer and director Kanchi Wichmann’s first feature, Break My Fall, as they are with vomit, rubbish and the lovely-sounding ‘squat-juice’. Nevertheless, Wichmann has succeeded in making a film that shines, downplaying the indie-beat vibe in favour of a low-key […]

Review: The Four-Faced Liar

April 13, 2011


Near the start of The Four-Faced Liar, uptight Greg remarks disappointedly that New York, his new home, doesn’t look like it does in the movies. This is true of the film as a whole: of all the familiar landmarks, we see only the Empire State Building, partially obscured by apartment blocks, once. But it isn’t just big-screen […]

My top LGBT film: Shortbus

March 25, 2011


If you haven’t seen my choice of LGBT film, it’s probably best if you don’t watch it with your grandmother first time around. Written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Shortbus opens on James (Paul Dawson) filming himself as he masturbates with grim determination in the bath. The camera doesn’t spare the audience’s blushes. We watch as he gets […]