Knife + Heart (Un couteau dans le coeur) ~ gay & lesbian movie 2018

  The action takes place during the summer of 1979 in Paris. Anne (Vanessa Paradis) produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and…

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As the crow flies by Karen F. Williams ~a review

“As the crow flies” by Karen F. Williams it is a captivating mystery novel involving paranormal elements, a ghost story and two glimpses of lesbian romance. As the title suggests, a crow and two bookends bring the main characters together and triggers the course of action. The narration at first person, from Sam’s point of…

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My Days of Mercy review – death penalty drama, with a glimpse of a lesbian romance

Two sisters, Lucy and Martha, regularly protest capital punishment at state executions. Lucy (Ellen Page) meets Mercy (Kate Mara) attending that day’s execution in support of lethal injection. Despite their moral differences, they feel an obvious connection to one another. Ellen Page, playing 10 years younger, is twentysomething anti-execution activist Lucy Morrow, whose father is…

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In the distance there is light by Harper Bliss

“In the distance there is light” by Harper Bliss stunned me, especially when listening to the audiobook narrated by Charlotte North, which made me love it even more. It took me two days to read and two weeks to sit down and write this review as the book really deserves it. It’s a first person…

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Listen by Kris Bryant

“Listen” by Kris Bryant is not the typical rock star and fan romance, and as Kris Bryant herself said, this is a story about anxiety and about the dreams of youngsters becoming musical prodigies, but somehow life wasn’t kind and they had to choose another path in life. In fact, this is Jillian Crest’s story,…

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More Beautiful For Having Been Broken ~ a Nicole Conn movie

  After a long wait and much anticipation, multiple-Award winning filmmaker, Nicole Conn is world premiering her brand new film, “More Beautiful For Having Been Broken” at Frameline. With this film Nicole Conn wants to show the beauty that comes from the broken. A semi-autobiographical film that is very personal to Conn. In fact, It was her producer, Lissa…

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Annie on my mind by Nancy Garden- a review

“Annie on my mind” by Nancy Garden was published in 1982 and it’s a classic of contemporary lesbian literature. And, furthermore, a jewel of a storyline in female teenagers coming out lesbian literature with a happy ending. The storyline features Liza (Eliza Winthrop) and Annie, two teenage girls who meet at the Art Museum and…

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For the love of a woman by S. Anne Gardner

“For the love of a woman” by S. Anne Gardner is a beautiful opposites attract lesbian romance involving powerful  ice queen Raisa Andieta and Carolyn Stenbeck, a married woman who also has a son and a daughter. They live in Caracas, Venezuela where politics and social matters are as volatile as Raisa’s oil business. The…

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The Glass Room 2019

The Glass Room, a film based on Simon Mawer’s best-selling novel, the main character of which is Brno’s iconic Villa Tugendhat. In Czechoslovakia in the early 1930s a newly-built house – a modernist masterpiece with a glass-walled room – is home to Liesel Landauer (Hanna Alstrom) and her industrialist husband Viktor (Claes Bang). Liesel’s closest…

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