You know, I kind of hoped 2020 was going to be the only year where the pandemic was going to make this little hobby obscenely difficult. Not gonna lie, 2020 was not the best year to be a movie lover (and just a person living on the planet in general) so surely 2021 would be better, right?Continue reading “The Top Ten Best Films of 2021”
Shit & Champagne (2021) – Effervescant
Seen at the Sydney Underground Film Festival
It’s been no secret on this blog that I’m a very big fan of drag queen films, having reviewed more than a few of them over the last few years. The drag queen film can be split up into two seperate but equally important groups, the first one being where it’s about drag queens and the film acknowledges that these are drag queens. Things like Cherry Pop, To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything Julie Newmar or Death Drop Gorgeous (to name three films I reviewed and can therefore link to, thus improving SEO) would fit into this since all the characters involved are stated to be drag queens, even if they’re in drag the entire goddamn movie. The second kind of drag queen film casts drag queens in female roles and treats them as though they were just regular women, basically any role that Divine ever played is a role that’s meant to be a woman and they just happened to cast a Drag Queen.
Today’s movie, Shit & Champagne, is a beautiful and glorious example of the second kind of drag movie.Continue reading “Shit & Champagne (2021) – Effervescant”