On the 200th year anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, Magic Hour is a genderbending retelling of the classic story with a modern twist; in this psychedelic-macabre... See full summary »
Pose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."
Gary, an old, working class man runs away from his depressing care home to pursue his dream of becoming a model. On the way he encounters a young model who becomes infatuated with him and helps him on his road to stardom.
There are stories that lie beneath and inside the dirty sidewalks we've come to ignore. With a cast entirely comprised of transgender actors, we are able to witness the diversity of the ... See full summary »
After seeing one reviewer that felt is was somehow transgender related I have to question where they got that from.
I am trying to avoid giving away a spoiler but lets just say in this day and age folks have to consider women's health issues and how some women are raised to value their self-esteem based on their appearance.
Although I thought the short was headed one way early on it gave me a twist that I did not see coming.
See it for yourself and decide. I would watch it again for sure. Something I would want my daughters to see and discuss as well.
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