G.L.B.T. THEMED MOVIE: BLACK BIRD THE FILM

SYNPOSIS: Seventeen-year-old Randy tries very hard to be a good person. Since his father left, Randy takes care of his emotionally disturbed mother, and he’s the kind of friend all of his classmates can depend on. As strong as he seems on the outside, Randy is hiding a secret inner struggle and denial of his…

G.L.B.T. THEMED MOVIE: YOU CAN’T CURRY LOVE

SYNOPSIS: Ashwin Gore stars as Vikas, a handsome East Indian guy from London who gets sent for a short stint to India by his boss, Thom (Russell Reynolds). While in India, he unexpectedly falls for the front desk clerk in his hotel, Sunil (Rakshak Sahni) and the two fall in love. He then discovers more about a country he only thought…

G.L.B.T. THEMED MOVIE: PUNKS

SYNOPSIS: Punks isa 2001 film produced by Babyface, directed by Patrik-Ian Polk andstarring Rockmond Dunbar, Seth Gilliam, Renoly Santiago, Jazzmun,and Dwight Ewell. The film follows the trials andtribulations of a group of gay African American friends.While black gay life is explored in the film,universal aspects of friendship plays at the plot’s forefront. The film’sthemes were later used for the 2005 LOGO cabletelevision series Noah’s Arc.REVIEW: This film Patrik-Ian Polk’s first film, is…

G.L.B.T. THEMED MOVIES: GAY SEX IN THE 70s

SYNOPSIS: Gay Sex inthe 70s is a 2005 American documentary film about gay sexual culturein New York City in the 1970s. It illustrates the twelveyears of sexual freedom bookended by the Stonewall riots of1969 (which largely removed the threat of police repression) and therecognition of AIDS in1981 (the dawning of the consequences of unprotected sex with multiplepartners). The film uses archival footage and interviews to describe…

G.L.B.T. THEMED MOVIES: BROTHER TO BROTHER

Synopsis Combining an intensely sexual and dramatic story set todaywith a memory film-within-a-film set in ’30s Harlem, Brother to Brother iscompletely original and ambitious film. Brother to Brother is a film written and directed by RodneyEvans and released in 2004. The film debuted at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival beforeplaying the gay and lesbian film festival circuit, witha limited theatrical release in…

FINDING ME: TRUTH

Finding Me: Truth is a 2011 drama film. Sequel to2009’s Finding Me, Truth follows theloves, losses, fights, jealousies and broken hearts of a group of friends inNew Jersey, centering on the sweet-natured but vulnerable Faybien (RayMartellMoore). At last comfortable with his gayness but still saddled with low self-esteem,Faybien is put into an emotional tailspin when his ex,…

WHAT IF…? THE STRANGE THING ABOUT THE JOHNSONS

I came across this movie via my blog brother Zee Jai’s blog and I HAD to post this to the blog. This movie TOTALLY blew me away and answer a question that was on my mind for years and I hope you leave asking yourself What if…? The Johnsons are an attractive, well-to-do,upper-middle class family….