This is the BBC three-part mini-series adaptation of the book by Sarah Waters (author of Tipping the Velvet). This Victorian era lesbian film follows the disparate upbringing of two young women, one raised by thieves, the other by a rich uncle. The girls each have their crosses to bear. When treacherous plotting brings them together, [...]
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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.
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.
Review by: Jennifer Brooks
This is a sizzling hot, masterfully crafted thriller, and among the very best lesbian cinema has to offer. There are many who claim this is not a lesbian film because even though the main characters are gay, the story isn’t about them being gay. For that point alone, I say “Thank [...]
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 [...]