This film deserves 5 stars if only because of Judy Garland's amazing performance during the 1 take, 1 long shot "The Man That Got Away" number. Seriously. Her ability to belt out that torch light song is .... unlike anything cinema as ever captured before.
It's a crime that she never one best actress for this film. Because if it wasn't for her performance the film wouldn't have been enjoyable or moving. She's innocent, charming, aloof, complicated, earnest,…
Basically this film is amazing.
The only film about Stonewall that should exist.
It's funny, campy, and most importantly Q.U.E.E.R. (Right On)
I love the drag scenes. They're my favorite. So simple but so magical.
The exploration of police brutality was interesting. And the double standards that was explored in a couple of scenes of life on Fire Island. The fact that A) they couldn't dance until, the token female hit the dance floor, that they where policing themselves to…