Horseshoe theory is how late '60s sexploitation movies are so boring that they circle back around to being interesting again. She Mob is about a group of "lesbians" (only one of them seems to be attracted to women, the rest are really much more eager to bang the one dude) who hold a rich woman's gigolo (? is there a PC way to say that) hostage for some ransom money. It has the expected start-stop pacing where the plot will…
"Gay people never talk about it in public, unless it's just cheap innuendo."
The film's thesis, if it has one, is stated near the 2/3 mark between the two main characters. "Because they shove it down our throats all the time, being straight. Straight story-lines on television, everywhere, in books, on billboards..." It doesn't take long consuming media while being gay before realizing that straight people - at least the ones making our media - don't care about us or…
"Do you often think about how inconsequential you are?"
"Do you believe God will save you?"
Above all else, Freddie is lonely.
I just finished watching the incredibly strange (both incomprehensible yet easy to follow) The Master, and that is the only thing of which I can be certain. It's easy to watch The Master and, like his followers, be compelled towards "the Master" himself (I will withhold the obvious Doctor Who jokes), Lancaster Dodd, as he is…