James Perry

not all period dramas are created equal

Favorite films

  • The Piano
  • The Witch
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • Spirited Away

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  • Fire Island

    ★★★★

  • Tea and Sympathy

    ★★★★

  • The Hours

    ★★★★

  • The Lunchbox

    ★★★★

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  • Fire Island

    Fire Island

    Gay people are annoying and this was quite good

  • Tea and Sympathy

    Tea and Sympathy

    I really didn't expect to be so moved by this but it kind of caught me off guard. It's a remarkably poignant examination of masculinity and homophobia and I'm quite frankly astonished that it got made in 1956. This movie is so obviously gay that I have to marvel at the stupidity of the censors who green-light it (I think "folk singer" has to be the best euphemism for queer that I've heard in a Hays Code-era film.) Like truly,…

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