Tag Archive: Lesbians

blue is the warmest colorStarring: Léa Seydoux & Adèle Exarchopoulos
Written by Abdellatif Kechiche & Ghalia Lacroix
Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche

Adèle is a young woman whose life is transformed when she begins an intense romance with Emma, an attractive artist with blue hair.

So explicit it
brings new meaning to the term
“three-hanky movie.”

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Blue Is the Warmest Color is playing now in select cities.


how to surviveFeaturing: Mark Harrington, Larry Kramer, Bob Rafsky & Peter Staley
Written by David France, Todd Woody Richman & Tyler H. Walk
Directed by David France

A chronicle of the AIDS epidemic in the 80s and 90s and the activists who fought relentlessly for government action.

When the world wants to
ignore you, stand up, fight back,
make those assholes care.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
How to Survive a Plague is playing now in select cities.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt & Mark Duplass
Written & directed by Lynn Shelton

Jack is best friends with Iris, his brother’s widow, but a drunken night with Iris’ sister Hannah complicates their growing affection for each other.

Ahhh, indie rom-coms:
far more palatable than
that Heigl bullsh*t.

Grade: B+

By Daniel J. Hoag
Your Sister’s Sister is playing now in select cities.

(Blu) Haiku Review: Pariah (2011)

Starring: Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell & Kim Wayans
Written and directed by Dee Rees

A teenage girl in Brooklyn gradually embraces her identity as a lesbian, which begins to put added strain on her parents already-fragile marriage.

A must-see for both
the persecuted and their
ignorant haters.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Pariah is available on Blu-ray and DVD today.