Douglas Horn’s Coffee and Pie is a short film about a break up at a diner. The manipulative June has decided that her interest in girlfriend October has peaked and left. Now she goes through her well-practiced motions, as October rolls over to take it. Then Billie-Jean, a kind waitress, offers October some apple-pie and advice. This upends the balance of power, letting October teach June a lesson about control. [Read more…]
With Boys On Film: Cruel Britannia out on May 28th, we’re looking at all eight of Peccadillo Picture’s collections of gay short films, most of which are well worth a look. We’ve already taken a look at Hard Love and In Too Deep, and today it’s time for American Boy, a collection of seven short movies all hailing from the US of A.
From thriller to comedy they’re an eclectic bunch and while overall it’s not quite as strong a release as the first two Boys On Film discs, there’s still a lot of interesting stuff and it’s a cut above a lot of the feature-length gay releases out there. Let’s take a look at the shorts: [Read more…]