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Queer Cinema

If it's queer, it's here! Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Alternative... However you want to label it, this is the place for some of the most compassionate, honest, witty and memorable films at Alice in Videoland. The list below contains works that feature important gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters and issues; many using same-sex romance or relationships as an integral plot device. "Queer Documentaries" may be accessed within the "Documentary" feature, left. Right: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Querelle".

But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Jamie Babbit
Starring: Bud Cort, Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Cathy Moriarty, Mink Stole, Julie Delpy,...

In this knowing satire, Natasha Lyonne is an all-American high school cheerleader whose parents are fearful she is becoming a lesbian because of her M... Read more

Butterfly Kiss (1994)

6.4/10
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Saskia Reeves, Amanda Plummer, Paul Brown

An often breathtakingly original meld of road movie, lesbian love story, psychodrama and black comedy. Toplining Amanda Plummer and Saskia Reeves as t... Read more

Cabaret (1972)

7.8/10
Director: Bob Fosse
Starring: Michael York, Marisa Berenson, Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Helmut Griem

Winner of 8 Oscars, including Best Director (Bob Fosse), Best Actress (Lisa Minnelli) and Best Supporting Actor (Joel Grey) and widely regarded as one... Read more

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

8/10
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Amira Casar, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.... Read more

Call Me By Your Name (Blu-Ray) (2017)

8/10
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Amira Casar, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.... Read more

Campfire (2000)

5.8/10
Director: Bavo Defurne

Up and coming European filmmaker Bavo Defurne has brought together this collection of some of his best known short films exploring the themes of gay l... Read more

Can't Stop The Music (1980)

4.5/10
Director: Nancy Walker
Starring: Valerie Perrine, Bruce Jenner, Steve Guttenberg, Village People

New York City DJ/Songwriter Jack Morell (Steve Guttenberg) needs just one big break to get his music heard and land a record deal. But with the help o... Read more

Capote (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Bennett Miller
Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Chris Cooper, Bru...

In 1959 author Truman Capote read an article about the home invasion and slaying of a Kansas family that led to his personal investigation and subsequ... Read more

Caravaggio (1987)

6.7/10
Director: Derek Jarman
Starring: Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Tilda Swinton

Derek Jarman's elegant and extraordinary film on the life of Caravaggio, the notorious Renaissance painter whose personal life, artistic vision, and m... Read more

Carol (2015)

7.2/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rooney Mara, John Magaro, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lac...

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmiths seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves... Read more