Critical Writing Index

Queerly Provocative: Bruce LaBruce fucks up the bourgeoisie

by Jon Davies

Xtra!, Dec. 4 Winter, 2008, no. 624, p. 27

This article is a spotlight on Toronto writer, artist and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. Otto is LaBruce's sixth feature film that utilizes narrative ideas and thematic obsessions from LaBruce's previous films to tell the story of a lost boy who may or may not be a zombie. After describing Otto, Davies launches into a retrospective of LaBruce's work siting his films spanning two decades. This article dicusses the changing cultural landscape of the homoecore scene, and LaBruce' s evolved personal approach.

ITEM 2008.082 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

OttoBruce LaBruce

Skin FlickBruce LaBruce

Katharina Klewinghaus

Jey Crisfar

Hustler WhiteBruce LaBruce

No Skin Off My AssBruce LaBruce

Raspberry ReichBruce LaBruce

Cheap Blackie: The Nine Stages of Death and Dying of the Bourgeois FamilyBruce LaBruce