Tag Archives: Blue is the Warmest Color

January 01

2014: An interesting year in film. The best films I saw last year.

Well, I hate lists, because they are always about the list maker and project the kind of misplaced authority grading always implies. I spend a great deal of time trying to work out why I like or don’t like a film, examining my initial responses against my always evolving barometer for integrity, and searching for […]

February 09

Blue is the Warmest Color – Abdellatif Kechiche and the aching intimacy of love. (Film Review)

I wondered, after reading so many of the criticisms of Blue is the Warmest Color (note: almost all were written by straight people) if there had been any gay directors who have misrepresented straight sex through the ages in film. Gay actors and actresses have certainly played straight lovers in hetro sex scenes, sometimes well, sometimes […]