Norman Rene's film follows a group of gay men through the early years of the AIDS crisis, one day per year, starting on the day the New York Times first covered the story of the "gay cancer. First Run Features. It also gave the world vogueing, as demonstrated by the legendary likes of Pepper LaBeija, Willi Ninja and Angie Xtravaganza, who are among the revelatory interviews. One of the best films about the Thatcher era — what it meant, how it shaped contemporary life and how its values might be challenged or reworked. Hilarity ensues as their travels involve misadventure after misadventure, but the trio come together as a family unit as they learn more about each other and their personal lives. A chronicle of the childhood, BW Buy, rent or watch 'Transamerica'.
Chris New, Tom Cullen On director Andrew Haigh's' breakthrough film he paints an intimiate portrait of what it's like to be gay in modern Britain.
R 90 min Comedy, Drama, Romance. Real people. As with many of my favourite gay films, the specifics of sexuality are never an issue in Petra von Kant, leaving room for a universal exploration of how capricious love can be. Simple distilled emotion gets full on treatment in this taught family drama.
John Krokidas Stars: