New and upcoming DVD releases include
fruit flies, hustlers and bears. Oh my!
Bears are hunting for new breeding
grounds in Director Doug Langway's BearCity, to be released on
In reviewing the film, On
“a sweet and comic romp that is sure to delight furry and hairless
In the film, svelte and hairless Tyler
(played by Joe Conti) escapes his twink-filled world to delve deep
into New York's bear scene where he meets the man he's been dreaming
of in playbear Roger, played by Gerald McCullouch (CSI: New York).
Tyler plots to win over Roger during the three-day party called
Out on November 9 is a special DVD
collection starring Chad Allen as gay sleuth Donald Strachey.
The Donald Strachey Four Pack
includes On the Other Hand Death, Shock to the System,
Third Man Out and the newest Strachey movie, Ice Blues.
“An important component of each
Donald Strachey mystery seems to be the social and political aspects
of gay life,” On
wrote in reviewing On
The Other Hand Death. “Previous installments dealt with so
called 'gay reparative therapy' (a.k.a. the 'ex-gay movement') and
the outing of celebrities or political figures.”
Out now on DVD is
director-producer-writer H.P. Mendoza's musical Fruit Fly.
In reviewing the tale about Bethesda's
search for a home, On
wrote: “There are nice moments and bits of cleverness here and
there, both in the music lyrics and in the 'straight' portions of the
In Director Marco Berger's romantic
flick Plan B, a man's plan to win back his ex-girlfriend by
enticing her new boyfriend backfires.
increases slowly – Bruno invents progressively fishy ploys to get
close to his rival – building up to a sweet, but definitely
unexpected, ending,” we
wrote in reviewing the film out on DVD now.
Out on DVD November
9 is Director Marco Filiberti's David's Birthday (Il Compleanno),
in which a man is tempted by his best friend's son during a summer
vacation on the Italian Riviera.
film's dramatic final sequence, which combines a magnificent operatic
score with stunning photography, and stellar performances all the way
around, destine David's
to become a gay classic,” On
wrote in reviewing he film.
is a satisfying story about a gay hustler, a labyrinthine apartment
building and a journey of self-examination and discovery.
Graham's debut feature is available on DVD December 7.