Last night, months after the rest of you gays, I finally watched Phantom Thread and let me tell you it had everything I was promised; painful levels of repression, sub-textual pegging realized via poison, Daniel Day-Lewis's sexy fucked up thumbs, Vicky Krieps being iconic in every single shot. I'm in love. It was also definitely … Continue reading Phantom Thread (2017 dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) is a Rom-Com: A Scientific Proof
First off: if you haven't watched the video already, I'll ask you to join the 5.12 million who have done so before you read any further. https://twitter.com/tourdetruce/status/923543590650990594 So I saw Lorde last night, playing a sold-out show for 20,000 people. I had nosebleeds -- or, rather, one singular nosebleed, adjacent to a very sweet, soft-spoken … Continue reading Ode to Emmy Hartman, The Girl Who Filmed Her Own Emotional Breakdown Over A Traffic Ticket
If you've been around The Niche for any amount of time, then you're at least peripherally aware of The Dynamic. But you probably have questions. What is an Absolute Nightmare? What is a Sweaterboy? How do you know which one you are? How does one distinguish The Dynamic from other, lesser dynamics? All of these … Continue reading What is “The Dynamic,” Anyway?
So, I have no idea what I watched when I first wrote to you about Doctor Richter (Russia’s direct remake of House MD), but it definitely wasn’t the actual show. Today, I was blessed enough to find the first few episodes uploaded to youtube. I'd love to stop talking about it and let Russia-1 go … Continue reading Allow Me to Clarify: a Доктор Рихтер Update
Like, The Notebook who? Casablanca who? Titanic who? Love Actually who? Pride & Prejudice who? Sleepless in Seattle who? Romeo and Juliet who? You've Got Mail who? Before Sunrise who? Jerry Maguire who? Lost in Translation who? When Harry Met Sally who? Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind who? Never Let Me Go who? Moonlight wh- okay, no, too far.
One year ago today a few of us (five of us to be exact) asked: What if we reimagine the HBO show The Young Pope as a Netflix show where Robert Sean Leonard plays a fictionalized version of himself, a semi-famous gay Jewish Broadway actor who discovers that he is the long-lost twin of the … Continue reading Being Pope Leonard: Birthday Edition
Have you heard? Lucasfilm just hired David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators of Game of Thrones, to direct their very own Star Wars trilogy. I don't know about you guys, but I think this is a great move for the franchise. We're living in a new age of feminist progress: predators are being exiled, grassroots campaigns like #MeToo are … Continue reading Ten Strong Female Star Wars Characters We’re Stoked to Watch Being Violently Assaulted
Vulture made a Good & Comprehensive list of 46 movies you should be excited for in 2018, and so obviously I’m about to take a sledgehammer to this perfect & sparkling Fabergé egg of a list and further cull it to a total of 12 movies I, personally, am excited for in 2018. I will do this with an … Continue reading For Whom The Pussy Pops: It Pops For These Twelve 2018 Movies
Three years ago, our very own Thea received a phone call from a friend. She accepted the call. She lifted the phone to her ear. Her friend said, "Piglet from Winnie the Pooh was androgynous," and then immediately hung up. That was it. That was the entire call. It was a brief message, but a potent … Continue reading If Piglet Was Your Favourite Winnie the Pooh Character, Let’s Be Honest, You’re Gay
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