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Review: Keep the Lights On

“Not a hundred reviews could give justice to the importance and beauty of a film like Keep the Lights On, a throwback to the way queer cinema was starting to head in the 1990’s, but perhaps hasn’t quite reached. Just as Erik recuperates a forgotten gay artist for his documentary, Ira Sachs has recuperated and documented a modern gay existence, and a realistic one, at last.”

Keep the Lights On


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“Not a hundred reviews could give justice to the importance and beauty of a film like Keep the Lights On, a throwback to the way queer cinema was starting to head in the 1990’s, but perhaps hasn’t quite reached. Just as Erik recuperates a forgotten gay artist for his documentary, Ira Sachs has recuperated and documented a modern gay existence, and a realistic one, at last.”

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Los Angeles based Nicholas Bell is IONCINEMA.com's Chief Film Critic and covers film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Cannes and TIFF. He is part of the critic groups on Rotten Tomatoes, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), FIPRESCI, the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) and GALECA. His top 3 for 2023: The Beast (Bonello) Poor Things (Lanthimos), Master Gardener (Schrader). He was a jury member at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival.

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