The wildly popular movie “Sister Act” is really just a watered-down version of this wicked, witty dark comedy by the crazy guy who brought you “Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown”. After her boyfriend croaks, Yolanda the trashy nightclub singer needs a place to lay low for a while. Hey, what’s more innocent [...]
Films in the ‘Dark Comedy’ Category
Paranoid Peggy and gargantuan Grizelda are on the run from the law. What they run into is Mortville, a psychoward village ruled by evil Queen Carlotta and her goons. They move in with the resident lesbian couple, Muffy and Mole, but when Peggy switches sides and joins Team Carlotta, the locals foment revolution to overthrow [...]
Sara’s story is a volatile mix of sexual exploration, coming of age and political upheaval set at the very end of Franco’s dictatorship. Wild clubs, loud music and rebellion are the order of the day and sure to resonate with Grrls and rebels around the globe.
In this seriocomic look at the vicissitudes of life, Charlotte moves into a new apartment after breaking up with her stupid boyfriend. Her downstairs neighbor, Veronica, whiles away the time until her gender reassignment surgery by watching soap operas on television and occasionally servicing a fetish client. After a botched suicide attempt, Veronica and Charlotte [...]
“They’re young. They’re in love. They kill men.” How could you not love a slice of dykesploitation cheese with a tagline like that? Wanda and Pearle support themselves by hustling rich guys and then offing them. But the pension plan for that job sucks, and what the girls really want is a normal life with [...]
Did you ever fantasize about on the road adventure? How about being whisked away by a pair of young lesbian outlaws at knife-point in a stolen taxi? That’s what happens to a frumpy lingerie clerk in this refreshing, original and substantive Argentine film.
Lovable frump Sister George is a huge TV soap star. But when the studio kills her off, butchy, pushy and loudly abusive actor June Buckeridge (Beryl Reid), who plays Sister George, goes spinning down the drain of miserable, raging alcoholic self-pity. Superbly acted, this film offers a cartoony but engrossing slice of 60’s lesbian life.