Love, Simon – The Oral Tradition #8

Love, Simon is a 2018 romantic dramedy directed by Greg Berlanti (based on the book by Becky Albertalli, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda) distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the first major Hollywood film focusing on a gay teenage romance, and was a runaway hit upon release. The film has very positive intentions, … Continue reading Love, Simon – The Oral Tradition #8

Grey Gardens – The Oral Tradition #7

Grey Gardens is a 1975 documentary by Albert and David Maysles. The subjects of the doc are a reclusive mother and daughter: “Big Edith” Bouvier Beale and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale, two distant relatives of Jacqueline Onassis (AKA Jackie Kennedy, widow of JFK). Despite having no explicitly queer content, Grey Gardens has picked up a … Continue reading Grey Gardens – The Oral Tradition #7