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Wednesday, May 6 2009

Dark Mirror

At the start of Dark Mirror, Deb is just looking at what will become her new home.


Thursday, November 7 2002

Real Women Have Curves (2002)

Mature and self-confident, Ana rejects traditional notions of a woman's worth.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Storytelling (2001)

In 'Storytelling', when Vi exclaims that her story 'really happened,' her professor observes, 'Once you start writing, it all becomes fiction.'"


El Norte (The North) (1983/2000)

I first saw Gregory Nava's intensely beautiful and painful El Norte when I was sixteen or so. My mother's sister had a copy of the film and she made the entire family watch it, one by one.


Chuck & Buck (2000)

If this film only accomplishes one thing, it's this: acknowledging that even straight boys explore their sexuality with their male friends and come out of the experience more aware of themselves, not necessarily fucked up.


Chuck & Buck (2000)

Like Arteta's intelligent and lively first feature, Star Maps, Chuck and Buck takes emotional risks and poses questions - about children and adults, responsibility and sexuality -- that other films will not.


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