In this suspenseful tale of obsession, Kate allowes herself to be swept up into a passionate affair with the magnetic and sophisticated Lilly. But as things intensify, Kate discovers that Lilly’s charismatic personality hides a darker side.
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Evelyn’s life as a suburban housewife is going absolutely nowhere. Ignored and insulted by the world around her, she takes solace in candybars and shopping. Until she meets spry octogenarian Ninny, who tells her the amazing true story of Idgie and Ruth and the Whistle Stop Cafe.
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As almost every woman on earth can tell you, few relationships in life are as intense as your childhood for-real BFF. Juliet and Pauline are the very best of friends, and theirs is a magical shared fantasy life. Until, that is, their parents get worried that the girls are a tad too close, and try [...]
Graphically violent movie filled with “lesbian aggression” cliches. After a lifetime of abuse from all sides, S. is already on the edge mentally when she kills her philandering boyfriend and his new lover. Now on the run, S. tries to make things right in her inner world by killing everyone who crosses her. Trouble is, [...]
Stella and Lenni like their laid-back life in their one-horse village. But then Lenni’s bigger-than-life and twice as disapproving mother blows into town and promptly gets herself accidentally killed. Stella and Lenni stuff the body in the trunk, grab the loot and take it on the lam in this fast and furious action adventure.
A taut, suspenseful mystery thriller with many twists, Transfixed explores the seamy Brussels underworld as a serial killer strikes again and again. Good plotting, pacing and acting. A decent Buddy Night choice for lovers of the thriller/mystery genre.
Smug yuppie Sarah is looking forward to a little “us” time in the woods with her girlfriend Sam. Getting carjacked by Jenna and Jackson was not on the agenda, and the ensuing hostage drama forces everyone to reconsider their perspectives. A decent psychological thriller, well acted.
Iva and Marija are a nice, quiet lesbian couple who just want to live their quiet lives together in peace. But the crummy apartment complex they move into in Zagreb is full of dysfunctional freaks who make their lives anything but quiet and peaceful. A solid drama exploring homophobia and intolerance.
After his wife’s death, creepy surgeon Arthur lives an isolated life with his mother and daughter in an equally creepy mansion out in the boonies. Lucille,the hottie daughter, is a dreamer who feels terminally trapped with her dysfunctional relatives. Desperate to escape, she screws up suicide and suffers terrible burns, requiring around-the-clock nursing to convalesce. [...]
Whether or not you know what the secret of The Crying Game is, is irrelevant – this stylish, suspenseful psychological thriller is sure to keep you glued to your seat until the very last frame. Powerhouse performances by a stellar cast give vibrant voice to classic themes of love, loss, loyalty and redemption.
A series of gruesome sexual killings plunges Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) into a secret club of S&M lesbians and a growing attraction to Vickie (Peta Wilson), the chief suspect. A tight, suspenseful erotic thriller with good chemistry between Barkin and Wilson.
Crafty, ruthless and charismatic Irma Vep is not a vampire in the classical sense, but she and her gang of jewel thieves are very much psychological bloodsuckers as they con, seduce and steal their way across the upper-crust landscape of Paris after WW1. An absorbing silent-era classic in serial form. A must for any serious [...]
Michael’s famous, egotistical twin brother Kyle goes missing. Hardboiled Abigail is the detective that teams up with Michael and jumps into Kyle’s world to track him down. Scheming assistants, evasive clients, kinky playmates and determined killers make for an absorbing and at times humorous thriller.
Modern dykesploitation straightboy fantasy, we have to say that overall, just pass on this turkey. Unless, of course, you want to see two hot, gorgeous actors getting very steamy. If you can put aside all cravings for plot, narrative, direction, originality, creativity or anything other than two hot actors getting steamy, then this is the [...]
“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 [...]
Can love and forgiveness overcome violence and betrayal? Beckett and Hansen are sociopathic hitmen working for the heartless gangster that Millie is prosecuting. What Millie doesn’t know is that her girlfriend, Liz, is also on the gangster’s payroll. A tense, dark thriller.
Looks like there’s a serial killer on the loose, and Sheriff Nickie needs to get to the bottom of things. After the third woman disappears, Nickie turns to local psychic dude James to help solve the case. Nickie’s girlfriend, detective Sandra, is NOT down with that. Will terrible secrets pull the town apart?
Frederique is wealthy and bored. Why is a young starving artist who lets rich Frederique whisk her off to a lovely villa in St. Tropez. Once there, Why meets and falls in love with Paul, but Frederique wants what she wants, and finds a way to make it happen. A suspenseful and erotic 1968 classic.
After her lover is murdered, Sophie tries to regain her emotional balance by creating a video installation to Ai-Ling’s memory, and showing it in Taipei. While there, she meets the mysterious and alluring Mei-Li, but it is far too soon since Ai-Ling’s death for Sophie to handle, so she bolts back to Germany. When Mei-Li [...]
This Lillian Helman classic deserved its Oscar nominations. Karen (Audrey Hepburn) and Martha (Shirley MacLaine) are the headmistresses at a snooty girls’ school. When a spoiled little brat gets rightfully disciplined, she tells a malicious lie that devastates both teacher’s lives and embroils the town in scurrilous gossip.
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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! No, it’s not that cult favorite, but you’ll be wishing it was when these two hokey ’script? we don’t need no stinkin’ script!’ excuses for stringing together a bunch of pseudo-lesbian scenes overheat your VCR. Another fun stinkeroo from the great golden era of 1969 dykesploitation flicks, “Kitten In A Cage [...]
Geena Davis totally rocks this furious thriller, and we highly recommend it. One of the strongest female lead characters in filmdom. Eight years ago, Samantha Caine lost her memory. Now, a cheap detective (Samuel L. Jackson) must help her remember the past before it buries them both. What’s forgotten is not always gone, and you [...]