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Jakeev
Aug 21st, 2006, 10:15 AM
Just finished watching a great British movie called Tipping the Velvet about a young lesbian woman's London adventures in late 19 century England.

I have to say I was actually entralled by that production. Totally enjoyable and I was actually cheering by the time it ended(the girl got the girl at the end:) )

You know for the most part I have not been a big fan of most lesbian-themed films. Some others I have always enjoyed from the 80's is Desert Hearts and later on in the 90's Go Fish.

But Tipping the Velvet was definitely one of the best I have seen.

rebel_ffighter
Aug 21st, 2006, 10:22 AM
Tipping the velvet is a very good lesbian themed movie(based on the book by Sarah Waters) but I prefer Fingersmith(also by Waters).Some other good lesbian movies imo are:
*Mulholland Drive(=a masterpiece)
*But I am a cheerleader(=quite funny)
*Lost and delirous(=very sad ending)
*Fucking Amal(=good ending)
*Saving Face(=quite good)
*Imagine me and you(=the typical love story but with lesbians and the ending is happy)
etc

Jakeev
Aug 21st, 2006, 10:34 AM
Tipping the velvet is a very good lesbian themed movie(based on the book by Sarah Waters) but I prefer Fingersmith(also by Waters).Some other good lesbian movies imo are:
*Mulholland Drive(=a masterpiece)
*But I am a cheerleader(=quite funny)
*Lost and delirous(=very sad ending)
*Fucking Amal(=good ending)
*Saving Face(=quite good)
*Imagine me and you(=the typical love story but with lesbians and the ending is happy)
etc

I will have to check Fingersmith out thanks:wavey:

rebel_ffighter
Aug 21st, 2006, 10:37 AM
I will have to check Fingersmith out thanks:wavey:

no problem :)

Wannabeknowitall
Aug 21st, 2006, 10:56 AM
Lost & Delirious for me. You can't go wrong with Mischa Barton in a lesbian-themed film. Saving Face is really good as well, a breakthrough movie if you ask me.
I love lesbian-themed movies. I think they're better than most gay-themed movies. I probably would be a lesbian if it wasn't for that thing in the front I have.

Jakeev
Aug 21st, 2006, 11:03 AM
I love lesbian-themed movies. I think they're better than most gay-themed movies. I probably would be a lesbian if it wasn't for that thing in the front I have.

:tape: :lol:

controlfreak
Aug 21st, 2006, 11:07 AM
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a very good lesbian-themed TV movie.

sapir1434
Aug 21st, 2006, 12:09 PM
Lost and Delirious

CondiLicious
Aug 21st, 2006, 12:11 PM
Kissing Jessica Stein

marmite1
Aug 21st, 2006, 01:28 PM
Yeah tipping the velvet and the fingersmith are both good :) thank the lord for the bbc!

Wigglytuff
Aug 21st, 2006, 01:29 PM
The Incrediblely True Adventures of Two Girls In Love.

rebel_ffighter
Aug 21st, 2006, 04:20 PM
Mulholland Drive (David Lynch) - a masterpiece indeed
Bound (Larry Wachowski) - brilliant
Frida - haven't seen yet, but heard it is very good

plus anything on one of the porn channels :devil:


Frida was rather dissapointing and not a lesbian-themed move

Martian Willow
Aug 21st, 2006, 04:50 PM
*But I am a cheerleader(=quite funny)
*Fucking Amal(=good ending)
*Saving Face(=quite good)


I liked those - Fucking Amal is one of my fave films, like, generally. :) All Over Me is good, too, except the bit where she has an emo seizure. :unsure:

IceSkaTennisFan
Aug 21st, 2006, 05:44 PM
Boys Don't Cry.

Jakeev
Aug 22nd, 2006, 11:47 AM
Frida was rather dissapointing and not a lesbian-themed move

I was just going to say Frida? Unless it's a different movie all together.:lol:

danra
Aug 22nd, 2006, 01:25 PM
Bound - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115736/

Kunal
Aug 22nd, 2006, 01:35 PM
Boys Dont Cry was a very powerful movie.

It was more visceral than sexual.


Hilary's acting was flawless.

The Crow
Aug 22nd, 2006, 02:14 PM
I wouldn't say Boys don't cry is a lesbian-themed movie :confused:

Fucking Amal is indeed a great movie. So is Mulholland drive.

Oh and showgirls :angel: :p

Jakeev
Aug 22nd, 2006, 02:52 PM
I wouldn't say Boys don't cry is a lesbian-themed movie :confused:

Fucking Amal is indeed a great movie. So is Mulholland drive.

Oh and showgirls :angel: :p

Hehe showgirls is an awesome guilty pleasure movie.......but I would not say it's lesbian themed either.

The Crow
Aug 22nd, 2006, 03:20 PM
Hehe showgirls is an awesome guilty pleasure movie.......but I would not say it's lesbian themed either.

I know ;)

tenn_ace
Aug 22nd, 2006, 03:20 PM
Bound

Helen Lawson
Aug 22nd, 2006, 05:24 PM
Bound

controlfreak
Aug 22nd, 2006, 05:47 PM
There's always the classic 70's horror flick, Vampyros Lesbos.

And don't forget the classic French drama, Lezza Miserables ;)

jbeacinu
Aug 22nd, 2006, 05:50 PM
Does 'Being John Malcovich' count? It's the only one I know with Lesbians in it

Helen Lawson
Aug 22nd, 2006, 05:57 PM
There's always the classic 70's horror flick, Vampyros Lesbos.

And don't forget the classic French drama, Lezza Miserables ;)

Hon, you're forgetting "Dizzy Dames" of 1935!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026282/

dav abu
Aug 22nd, 2006, 06:25 PM
Love and Other Catastrophes - the Australian film.

Mrs. Peel
Aug 22nd, 2006, 06:26 PM
Does "The Hunger" qualify?

Helen Lawson
Aug 22nd, 2006, 06:31 PM
Does "The Hunger" qualify?

Where do you see the lesbian themes in that? I mean the husband was away at war and she seemed to love/miss him when, I guess, his ghost came back, but it wasn't really sexual and there were no other women her age in the movie, that old bag from the graveyard, but I didn't sense anything sexual between them. There was a lot of negative tension between them, maybe the old bag was rousing long-surpressed lesbian urges and the woman couldn't handle it and it contributed to her nuttiness, but I just pegged it as the old broad was there to teach her she was dead, which she didn't want to admit, and to move into the light with the kids, and this was the source of the tension, not anything lesbian-related. I'll have to watch it again.

tfannis
Aug 22nd, 2006, 07:31 PM
Don't know many lesbian-themed movies but Mulholland Drive is brilliant, just brilliant :worship: The scene at the dinner table where Camilla says she's going to marry Adam is such a heartbreaker :eek: :sad: Naomi Watts should already have gotten an Oscar for that scene alone :lol:

rebel_ffighter
Aug 22nd, 2006, 07:45 PM
Don't know many lesbian-themed movies but Mulholland Drive is brilliant, just brilliant :worship: The scene at the dinner table where Camilla says she's going to marry Adam is such a heartbreaker :eek: :sad: Naomi Watts should already have gotten an Oscar for that scene alone :lol:


Oh yeah,I will never forget how good Naomi acted in that scene(and in the movie in general),it is a pity she wasnt nominated for an oscar.
http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/2065/mulholland39yx8.jpg

propi
Aug 22nd, 2006, 07:50 PM
I don't know if all I'm thinking qualify for this oh, well...
All about my mother, actually Almodovar's filmography is full of lesbian couples starting in his first film Pepi, Lucy...
Heavenly creatures, the only Peter Jackson film I like, it's about two very good friends... don't know if everyone agrees on considering the film as Lesbian themed.
Mulholland Drive is brilliant, so it's Fucking Amal.
I think there's a german film called Aimée & Jaguar who had very good reviews and that I still haven't been able to watch...
On the other hand reviews were pretty cruel with another film called Head in the clouds starring Charlize Theron.
Oh, I almost forget the reference in V for Vendetta in a very emotional part of the film :)

tfannis
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:01 PM
http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/2065/mulholland39yx8.jpg

That's the face alright :sad: Made me an instant fan ;)

Mrs. Peel
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:37 PM
Where do you see the lesbian themes in that? I mean the husband was away at war and she seemed to love/miss him when, I guess, his ghost came back, but it wasn't really sexual and there were no other women her age in the movie, that old bag from the graveyard, but I didn't sense anything sexual between them. There was a lot of negative tension between them, maybe the old bag was rousing long-surpressed lesbian urges and the woman couldn't handle it and it contributed to her nuttiness, but I just pegged it as the old broad was there to teach her she was dead, which she didn't want to admit, and to move into the light with the kids, and this was the source of the tension, not anything lesbian-related. I'll have to watch it again.

Are we talking about the same movie? :confused: I'm talking about the vampire movie with David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon. What's this stuff about war? Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon having sex isn't sexual?!?!? Helen...I thought that you knew your movies better being a Hollywood veteran and all! :sad:

strawberry.babou
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:42 PM
Fucking Amal is the best. Lukas Moodysson is awesome. Another movie (not lesbian-themed) of him that I like is Lilja 4-ever. A heart breaking movie.

And Mulholland Drive is great also. :hearts:

Helen Lawson
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:43 PM
Are we talking about the same movie? :confused: I'm talking about the vampire movie with David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon. What's this stuff about war? Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon having sex isn't sexual?!?!? Helen...I thought that you knew your movies better being a Hollywood veteran and all! :sad:

I was thinking about the one with Nicole Kidman and her kids where the twist is at the end where they're all dead. :confused: Wasn't that The Hunger?

Martian Willow
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:50 PM
I think there's a german film called Aimée & Jaguar who had very good reviews and that I still haven't been able to watch...

Same here. :(

Mrs. Peel
Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:02 PM
I was thinking about the one with Nicole Kidman and her kids where the twist is at the end where they're all dead. :confused: Wasn't that The Hunger?

Helen, that is The Others! :lol:

Allez-H
Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:55 PM
Fucking Amal probably, that movie is indeed brilliant. I've never seen Mulholland Drive, but since everybody's raving about it I'll put it on my to see list. Kissing Jessica Stein is fab because of the light-heartedness that's taken into the movie instead of all the drama that usually surround lesbian-themed movies. Oh and I saw Imagine me & you the other day, and it's really just this very sweet film where you go 'aaaaaaaawww' in the end and shed a lil' tear ;)


PS: I never saw the series Tipping the velvet nor the movie, but I did read the book a couple of weeks ago while my vacation and I loved it! You feel so much with Nan that at a certain it's as if you're living her life. I was doubting wether I would watch the movie cuz I didn't wanted to end dissapointed after I read the book but I've heard so many great things about that I can't possibly let it pass me by.

Stamp Paid
Aug 22nd, 2006, 11:50 PM
Mulholland Drive
SheHateMe

XTC
Aug 22nd, 2006, 11:56 PM
I saw "The fine art of love" at the cinema tonight,it wasn't bad,although I wouldn't say it's a lesbian movie,but it's a really nice one which has won many awards..

controlfreak
Aug 23rd, 2006, 01:00 AM
Love and Other Catastrophes - the Australian film.

Good call. Great call, even.

Maajken
Aug 23rd, 2006, 08:25 AM
But i'm a cheerleader - so funny :D

also: Tipping the Velvet, Imagine me&you
disappointing: All over me, It's in the water and Kissing Jessica Stein

and well, Mulholland Drive is in a league of its own :worship:

meyerpl
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:01 AM
I like the movie, She's not a Lesbian....She's a Vagitarian

meyerpl
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:03 AM
I like the movies, She's not a Lesbian....She's a Vagitarian and Dickless in Seattle.

Both are lesbian themed.

Princess Fiona
Aug 23rd, 2006, 01:49 PM
High Art (1998, 102 min, US)

Syd (Mitchell) is a straight, blonde-haired woman working as an intern at a high-powered photo magazine. She finds her ticket to fame and lesbianism in the person of Lucy Berliner (Sheedy). Lucy is a burned-out ex-photographer, living a decadent, druggy life with Greta (Clarkson), a German actress. Syd’s lesbian urges are kicked into overdrive as she becomes entranced with the cool, thin Lucy. Their relationship sparks Lucy’s creative juices and offers a career opportunity for Syd. The only losers are their ex’s. A film which offers intriguing ideas on the nature of love, drugs, and art.

a great movie (and great soundtrack) - for anybody who hasn't seen it :cool:

Agreed!! :) (I can't recall the soundtrack though - shame on me... )

I also liked "Fucking Amal". :)

I saw "Mulholland Drive" and I think I liked it... (I remember not understanding it... :o ;) )

Cilla
Aug 23rd, 2006, 02:10 PM
Mullholland Drive, but Bound is a fantastic film as well.

JackWalker
Aug 24th, 2006, 05:24 AM
momento mori was really good