100 Explorations of World Cinema – Uno

“I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.” – – – – – Pedro Almodóvar Time to explore the wondrous world of cinema. A bunch of us manic movie writers have taken great pleasure in […]

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Cruising Out Of Control: Revisiting William Friedkin’s Cruising

“I implore readers — gay, straight, liberal, radical, atheist, communist, or whatever — to give Friedkin and his production crew a terrible time if you spot them in your neighborhood.” Arthur Bell 1980 saw the release of William Friedkin’s Cruising; which to many was a film that didn’t just cross the line, it spat and […]

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