Call Me by Your Name is being hailed as a groundbreaking entry into the queer film canon. But like Brokeback Mountain and Moonlight before it, the movie achieves "universal" appeal largely through the drama of masculinity. Warning: spoilers.
Sam Mraovich’s 2002 movie Ben & Arthur was panned by critics and audiences alike, but more than a decade later, the filmmaker explains why he deems it a success.
Also note how many made you sob uncontrollably.
"I'm looking for the grown-up underwear of a woman in charge of her sexuality and not afraid of change."
These camp classics are best viewed with the right audience. And a lot of booze.
If you were young and figuring yourself out, these were the flicks you paid extra attention to.
Because who wouldn't want to watch a shirtless Matt Bomer try to woo Jason Segel? Or a hard-charging Sandra Bullock accidentally fall in love with Sarah Paulson?
If you need a character to scare audiences: go 'mo or go home.