Archive for June, 2012

I’ve often wondered what it’s like for gay people to watch straight romance in films. Does your inability to connect to the sexuality of what you’re seeing hamper the emotional experience? I suspected so, but having caught Brokeback last night for the first time I now know that that’s nonsense. This simple tale of two […]


Documentaries on artists are at their best when they manage to capture, through interviews, clips, context and commentary, everything it is that you love about the person in question. You should leave with a sense that their lives have been summed up, and you’ve been eloquently reminded of their virtues. And that means that this […]