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Re: Gay Cinema
« Reply #4755 on: November 22, 2021, 09:21:18 AM »
10-4. How I forgot to link the "foxhole" earlier is beyond me.  It's a pivoting element.

After all of Nick's gear and clothes got soaking wet from the pouring rain, the foxhole was brutally cold. Nick was shivering. It was Dylan who offered to share his "dry enough" sleeping bag.  That's a great scene which reveals the raw vulnerability of both guys.   It's a strong counterpoint to the ending where I hope Dylan was trying to overcome his "Ward 22" conditioning and that would take time, patience and caring from Nick.

Dare we recall the shivering cold BBM scene where Jack tells Ennis to "get in here"?

Both vids below reveal key story elements:   YMMV as they are graphic with violence and language:

a) better of the two.. -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6bBf4y7nGM
b) -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNDI8E7NyqA

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Re: Gay Cinema
« Reply #4756 on: November 22, 2021, 02:39:40 PM »
10-4. How I forgot to link the "foxhole" earlier is beyond me.  It's a pivoting element.

After all of Nick's gear and clothes got soaking wet from the pouring rain, the foxhole was brutally cold. Nick was shivering. It was Dylan who offered to share his "dry enough" sleeping bag.  That's a great scene which reveals the raw vulnerability of both guys.   It's a strong counterpoint to the ending where I hope Dylan was trying to overcome his "Ward 22" conditioning and that would take time, patience and caring from Nick.

Dare we recall the shivering cold BBM scene where Jack tells Ennis to "get in here"?

Both vids below reveal key story elements:   YMMV as they are graphic with violence and language:

a) better of the two.. -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6bBf4y7nGM
b) -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNDI8E7NyqA

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Re: Gay Cinema
« Reply #4757 on: November 22, 2021, 03:32:42 PM »
The other afternoon. on a thankfully much lighter note, I saw Italian gay feature film Maschile singolare (Masculine Singular) directed by Alessandro Guida and Matteo Pilati. It has been released in English-speaking countries and The Netherlands as Mascarpone - the Italian cheese. It is not to be confused with a 2018 gangster film with the same title.  It's an entertaining dramedy set in non-monumental parts of Rome.

Nearly-30 year-old Antonio, played by the very good-looking and expressive Giancarlo Commare, is a househusband who is completely dependent emotionally and economically on Lorenzo (Carlo Calderone). They have been married for 12 years. Antonio trained as an architect but has never practised. He spends a lot of time every day baking desserts which are no longer particularly appreciated by Lorenzo. The oblivious Antonio is shocked when Lorenzo who has been conducting an affair with Enrico for 18 months suddenly announces he is divorcing him, leaving him homeless and without an income.

Grief-stricken Antonio manages to rent a room in an expensive apartment ostensibly owned by the very gay Denis (Eduardo Valdarnini) who introduces him to his friend with benefits Luca (Gianmarco Saurini) who owns a bakery and persuades him to take him on as an apprentice. Denis and Luca gradually guide Antonio into very free gay life.

The film traces Antonio's process of self-discovery and joyously celebrates queer friendships. Antonio is a richly emotional character.

The cast includes many, many attractive young men  :P,  and there is a lot of passionate kissing and lustful grappling though most of the sex scenes take place behind closed doors.
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