Tag Archives: Todd Haynes

Far From Heaven

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Far From Heaven

Released in 2002, Far From Heaven was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. The film won a number of awards including the Black Reel Awards, Bodil Awards and Boston Society of Film Critics. Written and directed by Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven stars Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid and Dennis Haysbert. The film was mainly shot in New Jersey and also in New York.

Velvet Goldmine

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Velvet Goldmine

Released in 1998 and directed by Todd Haynes, Velvet Goldmine is the tale of a gay British journalist writing about a bi-sexual glam rock star. The film received many awards and nominations, including a nomination for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Shot in London and Manchester, the film features actors Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, and Jonathon Rhys-Meyers.

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