Gay and lesbian cinema has come into its own. From herb tea to coming out, first love to the AIDS crisis, these wonderful films are essential for any comprehensive DVD collection.
John Cameron Mitchell's rock opera is not to be missed. Hedwig plays Midwestern buffets, changes wigs, searches for true love, and in the end goes for it all. Fabulous music, fabulous performance.
4. Go FishThe best slacker film about young lesbians ever made. Rose Troche's movie is funny, smart, lovely. Young lesbian a young lesbian Genevieve Turner looks for Ms. Right. Will she find her? Will she?
6. BoundJennifer Tilly and Gina Gershon steam up the scream in Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski's 1996 thriller.
Based on the short story by E. Annie Proulx, Ang Lee's award-winning [i]Brokeback Mountain[/i] is the tragic and moving story of two cowboys who unexpectedly fall in love while working together one summer in 1963. Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger give moving performances in the leading roles. Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway co-star as the cowboy's baffled wives.