RANKING OUT OF 5 SKULLS
Savannah’s panoramic tale of murder and the clinching trial of Jim Williams. Williams, a sucessful mand who secretly is homosexual. John Kelso a magazine reporter, John kelso visits Savannah amid to write a feature on one of Jim William's famous Christmas parties.From the the start, Kelso is curious when he meets Jim's violent, young and sexy lover, Billy. After the party, Billy is found dead, and Kelso stays in and covers the trial. Along the way he encounters the irrepressible Lady Chablis, a drag queen comedienne, Sonny Seiler, lawyer to Williams, whose famous dog UGA is the official mascot of the Georgia Bulldogs, an odd man who keeps flies attached to mini leashes on his lapels and threatens daily to poison the water supply, the Married Ladies Card Club, and Minerva, a spiritualist. Between being Jim's buddy, cuddling up to a torch singer, meeting every eccentric in Savannah, participating in midnight graveyard rituals and helping solve the mysteries surrounding Billy's murder, Kelso has his hands full.
Benny: A really good movie, entertaining & memorable.
Rudy: I love this movie, it has some imagery that sticks with you, and you think about the movie after it's over.