Tagged: blogathon

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Golden Pin (2009), The

A Vietnamese-Canadian young man finds himself on the crossroads of following his heart or fulfilling his family’s expectations.

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Gene Gant – The Thunder in his Head

For Kyle, life is a series of misunderstandings and hard fought conclusions. Gant’s debut effort is definitely a bold step in the genre and is, in fact, an accurate portrayal of the erratic nature of a teenager growing into his own skin.

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Philadelphia (1993)

In a time when homosexuality was still very much taboo, Jonathan Demme dares give what many dubbed in the late 80s/early 90s as the “gay plague” very careful consideration, and by extension highlight the element most neglected therein — the human element.

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I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

I Love You Phillip Morris is the best film Jim Carrey has done in years and it’s a good reminder of how great he can be when he isn’t doing typical Hollywood comedies.

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James Erich – Seidman

Steeped in the Norse mythology of Iceland, James Erich’s story is as much a spiritual awakening as it is a warm embrace for young teens trying to come to grips with their sexuality.