Here then are 25 of his picks for those films that, awful as they may be, you simply cannot turn away from…. Photo by United Artists courtesy Everett Collection. Following their smash-hit Basic Instinct , director Paul Verhoeven and writer Joe Eszterhas tried to shock cinemagoers with this sensational look at the sleazy world of Las Vegas strips clubs and showgirl casino spectaculars. Audiences and critics were shocked all right. Most of all they were shocked that this supposedly erotic drama generated nothing but guffaws. Watch Trailer.
Paul Burston's top 10 gay fiction books
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Will the adorable couple adopt a baby in time to celebrate Christmas with Mom and Dad and the neighborhood kids? Sounds like a delightful holiday TV movie. But so many leading queer love stories — and same-sex kisses! Holiday TV movies generally follow a formula — a young city gal unexpectedly finds love with a small-town handyman or prince in disguise. But while racial diversity has become more prevalent in the genre, if only a little, queer representation has not kept pace with even that minimal progress. These are very cautious, conservative stories to begin with. But changes are coming, and that matters.
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The First Wives Club. Via Paramount Pictures. Spice World. Via Columbia Pictures. Coyote Ugly.
Paul Burston is a journalist and writer. His first novel, Shameless, was described by Will Self as "the sharp truth about gay London" and is now available in paperback. Buy Shameless at Amazon. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Wilde is often credited with having invented modern homosexuality and, in Dorian Gray, he created an archetype - the beautiful young man who sells his soul in exchange for perpetual youth. This book should be required reading for the boys of Old Compton Street.