The Best Lesbian, Queer & Bisexual Movies Of All Time | Autostraddle
All of these films stand on the shoulders of other LGBT films that have come before. And it had to be Fresh. The final list was culled from a longlist of hundreds, after which the films were ranked according to the Adjusted Tomatometer, which acts as a kind of inflation adjustment, taking into consideration the Tomatometer score, as well as the number of reviews a film received relative to the average number of reviews for films released that same year. We did not include miniseries, leaving out seminal works like Angels in America , nor movies made for TV. And we recognize that some of the films in the list will re-ignite healthy debates that have been fixtures of discussion around LGBT films — straight actors playing gay characters, cis actors playing trans characters, and the historical dominance of white male perspectives. For now, join us as we celebrate the work of hundreds of filmmakers whose talents and risks have opened up the possibilities of cinema.
The 100 Best Lesbian, Queer & Bisexual Movies Of All Time
Most recent update: March Films aimed at lesbian, bisexual and queer women have never exactly been noted for their universal excellence. While unprecedented progress is being made on television, film lags sadly behind, offering few, if any, portrayals of LGBTQ women. Curating a ranked list of the best lesbian movies and otherwise queer movies of all time was not easy. True story: it took us over a year to put the initial post together.
Hepburn was sold as the movie's star — she's the dainty, glamorous one with the macho boyfriend James Garner. But it's MacLaine who stands out, as the determined bachelorette forced to face a few things she's been hiding from herself. Buy, rent or watch 'The Children's Hour'. He brings with him a script, a revenge fantasy loosely based on their abuse by a priest at school. This is a heart-melting romantic classic from Swedish director Lukas Moodysson.