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3 things about Daniel Armando’s DADDY’S BOY

Daddy’s Boy [2016] 1. The first glimpse of high heels. 2. “No. You can take off your shirt if you’d like.” 3. A trail of suds slithers down his back.

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3 things about Joseph Graham’s BEAUTIFUL SOMETHING

Beautiful Something [2015] 1. Lava lamp on the bar. 2. “I tried it with guys—” “Guys?” “I tried it with you, and you were guys for me.” 3. He pats Brian on the shoulder. Brian looks down. A wholly inadequate … Continue reading

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3 things about Stephen Cone’s BLACK BOX

Black Box [2013] 1. “I was just trying to make something work and I lost track of time.” 2. He exits through the door that isn’t there. 3. Curled up on the couch with a mug of tea. Birds chirping … Continue reading

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3 things about Stephen Cone’s THE WISE KIDS

The Wise Kids [2011] 1. He gets up on the cross in flip-flops. 2. “You go to where you were before you were born. You go to where you were in 1722. That was a good year.” 3. Tim is … Continue reading

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Rob at Reeling

The Reeling Film Festival opens tonight here in Chicago. There’s a whole mess of great movies to check out, and you can read some tidbits about some of them right here. I’ll be introducing two of the films: The Adults … Continue reading

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3 things about Rikki Beadle-Blair’s FIT

Fit [2010] 1. The discolored teeth of the football promoter. 2. He pulls up the picture on the phone and zooms in on Tegs’ chest. 3. “You’re not a straight knob, you’re just a knob.” This film screens Friday, November … Continue reading

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3 things about André Schäfer’s ROCK HUDSON: DARK AND HANDSOME STRANGER

Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger [2010] 1. Sign attached to a crib: AIDS–DO NOT TOUCH. 2. He’s thrown head-first into a giant vat of grapes. 3. Rock Hudson: “Will you scratch my back? No one will touch me.” This film screens Tuesday, November 9 … Continue reading

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