"I love the smell of angora in the morning!" (Not uttered in "Glen or Glenda" - pictured). This compilation of 'big men in tights' movies (among others) shows us the often funny, tragic, but never dull lives as led by transvestites, and transsexuals, in the movies. Some actors are often hilariously shown to be unsuited for the garter and makeup (Ed Wood in "Glen or Glenda"), while others make the uncanny transformation from man to woman to often stunning effect (Jaye Davidson in "The Crying Game"). Also included are those farcical films where men must disguise themselves as women inevitably leading to much frantic confusion and deception ("Some Like It Hot").
Glenn Close turns in an astonishing title performance as a woman in late 19th-century Ireland who, for the economic security otherwise unobtainable, l... Read more
Steve Buscemi directed and co-stars in this gritty prison drama filmed at Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary. Edward Furlong, a middle class yo... Read more
Cillian Murphy goes believably glam as an Irish transvestite who moves to swinging '60s/'70s London. Rejected by almost everyone around her, and lead... Read more
Once again Robert Altman has assembled a superior cast for this story of a 20 year reunion of a James Dean fan club. Cher, Sandy Dennis, Karen Black a... Read more