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A Very Sordid Wedding

A Very Sordid Wedding, Gay Essential Talks To Del Shores

After 17 years, Del Shores returns to the sordid lives of Latrelle, LaVonda, Aunt Sissy and Brother Boy with A Very Sordid Wedding – which was triggered by a simple question from a fan about what happened to these characters after the 2000 original. “It was a bit challenging to figure out how to go back to these characters and make the story fresh,” the engaging Shores recalls in a lively phone interview with Gay Essential about the sequel to his classic film.

Boys on the Side

Essential Opinion: Boys on the Side

Boys on the Side starts out as an average movie about what would seem like three average women wanting and needing to escape the lives that they now have. Initial reviews claimed it was another “Fried Green Tomatoes” or “Thelma and Louis” because of its female bonding, hopeful love and women on the run theme that runs across all three films, but that’s where the similarities end.

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