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Luke Noonan
04-19-2016, 08:29 PM
I love this guy's movies, saw his 'teen apocalypse' '90s indie trilogy years ago, and lately started a belated binge-watch of everything else he's done. He reminds me a little of a more artistic (read as: artsy, but extremely clever with it) and LGBT-focused version of Kevin Smith (and one day there'll be no such thing as "LGBT-focused", it'll just be 'focused', and roll on that day - I think the marketing of his film with gay main characters is what made his movies more niche, and maybe hindered their marketability, because they should be way more popular than they are). His films are dark but energetic slacker movies, funnier and more ambitious than Smiths', IMO, I kind of wish they'd exchanged careers for a while so I could see his portrayal of Batman... ;)
Anyway, Gregg Araki rocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu9NkMCElMk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agRzpnS_FGw