DVD: “Five Dances,” “The Other Woman,” “Tennessee Queer,” & More!


Life is a funny dance indeed this week in home entertainment. A manslut’s playthings decide to get even in The Other Woman (above), while a small Southern town’s LGBT pride march is target of undermining schemers in Tennessee Queer. Finally, a teen dancer negotiates family pressures, gay love, and demanding rehearsals in Five Dances.


Five Dances

($24.95 DVD; Wolfe)

Funded in part via Kickstarter, director Alan Brown’s follow-up to Private Romeo focuses on Chip, an 18-year-old dancer who moves from Kansas to New York to pursue his dream. Landing a slot in a dance company, his life becomes a blur of rehearsals, first love, and pressures from home. With a Soho dance studio as a main setting and choreographer Jonah Bokaer, Brown has fashioned a unique, dance-filled, queer coming of age piece (and fantastic modern-day companion piece to last month’s AIDS-era dance drama, Test).


Tennessee Queer

($24.99 DVD; Breaking Glass Pictures)

Returning to Smythe, Tennessee after a stint in liberal New York, openly gay Jason decides to bring a taste of big city pride to his hometown. However, some of the locals, including a minister and politician, aren’t so keen on the idea of homosexuals or a Main Street pride parade, and so begins the culture war… and plenty of laughs.


The Other Woman

($39.99 Blu-ray, $29.99 DVD; 20th Century Fox)

When Cameron Diaz learns that not only is her boyfriend, Mark, secretly married to Leslie Mann, but Kate Upton is his mistress to boot, the trio unite to whip up a little First Wives Club revenge realness… Extras include deleted scenes, a gag reel and more.



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