Blue is the Warmest Color // French Film Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk! In this post we’re going to be talking about Blue is the Warmest Color.  Blue is the Warmest Color is a 2013 French lesbian film. IMDb’s synoposis of the film is: Adèle’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. The Trailer My Thoughts…

Power Rangers // American Film Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk! In this post we’re going to talk about Power Rangers the movie (2017). The new Power Rangers movie is a film based off of the children’s show of the same name that started in the ’90s. This new film follows the lives of five troubled teenagers. The story starts with Jason, the star football player in the town of Angel Grove. Jason gets himself in trouble with the law and is sent to permanent Saturday detention as part of his punishment. There he meets Billy…

Will and Grace 2016 Election // American TV/Short Clip Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to talk about the Will and Grace 2016 Election video. If you don’t know, Will and Grace was a American tv comedy that ran for 8 seasons between 1998 and 2006. The series followed best friends Will and Grace, and their two (more hilarious) friends Jack and Karen, as they lived out nearly a decade of friendship, love, breakups, career moves, and gay culture. Last month, the four main actors returned and recorded a special nine minute video to discuss the current American Presidential Election.…

Rosaline & The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived // American Animation Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk! Today, we’re going to be talking about Rosaline and The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived. Both media are animation shorts that discuss LGBT issues under a fairy tale perspective. Rosaline is a short that follows a simple towns girl who goes on a red riding hood-esque journey through the forest. Rosaline deals with typical fairy tale obstacles such as a witch with an apple and a hungry wolf. Then, by the end of the story her lover is revealed. The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived follows Cedric,…

The Out List // American Film Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s talk. Today, we’re going to talk about The Out List. The Out List is an HBO documentary film that was released in 2013. The film interviews several LGBT people, both celebrities and lay people, about their life’s trials and triumphs concerning their Queer lives. Some people that were interviewed are Neil Patrick Harris, Wanda Sykes, Ellen DeGeneres, Lupe Valdez, R. Clark Cooper and more. An official synopsis and more information about the film can be found here on the project’s official website. The Trailer My…

Reaching for the Moon // Brazillian Movie Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk! Today, we’re going to be talking about the movie Reaching for the Moon. Reaching for the Moon, or Flores Raras in Portuguese, is based off of a true story. The 2013 film is about Pulitzer Prize winning poet Elizabeth Bishop who one day decides to visit Brazil and her college friend Mary. It’s there that she finds herself blossoming under the watchful eye of the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. The film is set largely in Petrópolis between the years 1951 and 1967, and depicts the three’s passionate…

Emory Parker’s Pride and Pants Role // Music Video & Web Series Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to talk about Emory Parker’s Youtube Channel. Specifically, we’ll be talking about her music video “Pride” and her web series Pants Role. Emory Parker is a filmmaker and actor who’s trying to get her art out there. She has a Youtube Channel which holds several of her projects. From music videos such as “Pride” which is to inspire LGBT people to continue being strong even after events such as the Orlando shooting, to web series such as Pants Role about a girl who…

Buzzfeed’s “Unhealthy Relationships,” and Award Runner-up “Raising Zay.” Short Film Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Today, I’m going to be reviewing several short films for you including Buzzfeed’s “Unhealthy Relationships,” “Raising Zay,” and more. All of these short films are fairly short with the longest one being just under 15 minutes. This makes it easy for fans of LGBT media to quickly absorb these shows and then keep going with their day. I hope you enjoy. My Thoughts Before Watching I’ve been wanting to watch the Buzzfeed short for a while now, so I’m happy that I’ve finally gotten around to…

The Parking Spot by Gaby Dunn, Trans Panic by the Daily Show and more (Film)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Today I have a collection of short films, shorts, and a tv show segment for you to enjoy. Usually, I post reviews that focus on one medium and a specific segment/episode of that medium. Today, I’m going to review a few short films and one tv show segment for your viewing pleasure. Each one of these media focuses on LGBT issues/life or it is made by LGBT creators. So, let’s get started. Gaby Dunn’s “The Parking Spot” If you haven’t heard of Gaby Dunn, shame on…

Blue Girls Burn Fast – Amandla Stenberg (Short Film)

So I was on Tumblr Tuesday night, just shootin’ the breeze and enjoying the awesome nerdiness of the internet when Amandla Stenberg dropped her newest passion project. Imagine my surprise when I saw that there was a little link to a short film. Then imagine my surprise when I found out Stenberg wrote, produced, directed, AND edited the film.  Well of course with my knowledge of young Stenberg as an artist and visionary (seriously, she’s so young and I can already see a lifetime of achievement coming from her) I decided to…