Searching for Radical Empathy.
I love how the movie starts with an aggressive and contradictory title card: A heterosexual movie by Gregg Araki.
The film is constantly at odds with this statement, having the two male leads constantly on the verge of kissing each other, despite their mutual affection for Amy.
Jordan clearly has a crush on Xavier, and he reciprocates. But they are not allowed to act on it, it’s always an inch too close, always a missed opportunity. It shows that the…