Showing posts from January, 2018

Top 5: Gay Novels

Here are my favorite novels written through the eyes of gay men: 1. The Folding Star   by Alan Hollinghurst 2. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli 3. Maurice by E.M. Forster 4. Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman 5. The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst Honorable Mention: At Swim, Two Boys by Jamie O'Neill

Top 5: Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller.  The films he directs are full of elaborate Gothic sets, shot beautifully, and compellingly haunting.  His latest film, The Shape of Water is making a splash on the award circuit (heh), so what better time to rank my favorites? 1.  Crimson Peak 2.  Pan's Labyrinth 3.  Pacific Rim 4.  The Shape of Water 5.  The Devil's Backbone