Bruce LaBruce brings his singular brand of radical political praxis and queer sexual voracity to a film about a gang/school of lesbian separatists scheming to conquer the world through pornography. It's funny, sexy, gory, feminist, engaged with current debates about gender and full of unexpected insight on what it means to be a woman. When the female revolution comes, LaBruce may well be the only man who's spared.
On one hand: beautifully shot and confidently paced, excellently strange Morricone soundtrack, deft performances (I've been waiting so long to see Jennifer Jason Leigh in a role like this), a plot twisty enough to keep my attention through three hours of Tarantinoness. On the other, and this is a big problem for me, I don't think QT earned or did justice to the political subtext that was supposed to have justified all the slurs, etc. -- he basically picked up…