June 27, 2017
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X-Men: Apocalypse Review

So anyone who knows me knows that I’ve been a MASSIVE X-Men fan since I could barely walk and talk. So naturally, many of them are asking my thoughts on the latest film adaptation in the franchise. So I thought I might give a little X-Men: Apocalypse review… But first, a little background. I grew up “reading” X-Men comics before I could ... Read More »

The Normal Heart

As you guys know from the videos, the good folks at HBO were kind enough to give us a screener of The Normal Heart days before it premiered. God knows why they saw fit to reach out to us, but I’m so happy that they did. I should also add that, when I first heard that Ryan Murphy was directing a ... Read More »

American Hustle

American Hustle is a polarizing movie. I’ve spoken to quite a few people about it. Some love it, some hate it, some were enthralled, and some were put off. Point is, it elicits a response from you. It doesn’t play it safe and beg to be liked. It takes risks, and taking risks means sometimes alienating certain members of your ... Read More »

Contracorriente (Undertow)

Not only is this my favorite LGBT themed movie, this is probably in my top five, depending on what day you ask me. I forget how I found this movie but it’s been my favorite for YEARS and I would suggest it to absolutely anyone who doesn’t want to bawl their eyes out. It’s a foreign film so you’ll need ... Read More »


I just finished watching this movie for the second time and it’s one of those movies where my opinion on it actually changed after seeing it again. My initial reaction was that I didn’t like it – but I think that’s because I was expecting a happy ending and that’s certainly not what you’re given (or maybe you are, now ... Read More »

Cloud Atlas – Duo Review

Someone, I forget who, said that it’s the job of the storyteller to hold a mirror up to the audience, and to use their story to give their audience a greater understanding of the human experience. I may not remember who said it, but I can guarantee that the three directors of Cloud Atlas, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom ... Read More »

Shep689: A Gay in the Life