The Canadian auteur reconsiders John Schlesinger's expansive take on Nathanael West's classic novella about '30s Hollywood.
In his journey through the alternative canon, LaBruce puts his focus on Michael Tolkin's 1991 fusion of female sexual melodrama and Biblical epic.
The Canadian provocateur (and champion of unfairly neglected movies) focuses on two from the late actress in which she plays against type.
Justin Kelly, director of King Cobra and I Am Michael, on the need to move away from depicting typical LGBT characters on screen.
LaBruce highlights Peter Bogdanovich's unfairly dismissed 1974 Henry James adaptation, a film he considers one of the best of the 1970s.
A bomb on its release, this John Travolta-Lily Tomlin camp feminist melodrama can be mined deeply for covert clues about its two stars' sexuality.
A flop on release, Mike Nichols' madcap comedy is worth revisiting for Carole Eastman's subversive script and Stockard Channing's debut performance.
As a lost Jarman documentary from 30 years ago goes on release, Bruce LaBruce looks at its place in the career of the late great British director.
LaBruce writes a love letter to the film, featuring a dark, defining performance by Diane Keaton, which prompted his teenage sexual awakening.
The envelope-pushing auteur kicks off his new Talkhouse column by writing about a Faye Dunaway vehicle that ignited his passion for cinema.