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Out Writer/Director Andrew Haigh Talks About 45 Years, and Explains Why He Doesn’t Always Tell Gay Stories

Out Writer/Director Andrew Haigh Talks About 45 Years, and Explains Why He Doesn’t Always Tell Gay Stories

  45 Years is an incredibly affecting drama by out writer/director Andrew Haigh (Weekend, Looking). Kate (Charlotte Rampling in an Oscar-nominated performance) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are forced to re-evaluate…

Maggie Smith Plays Irascible Homeless Woman in The Lady in the Van Film Gary M.

Maggie Smith Plays Irascible Homeless Woman in The Lady in the Van Film Gary M.

Gay playwright Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van, opening January 22, recounts his experiences with the homeless woman who lived in his driveway starting back in the mid-1970s. The…

The Highs and Lows of 2015 Queer Movies

The Highs and Lows of 2015 Queer Movies

In 2015, the LGBT films that received the most attention ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous. On the plus side, there was Carol, out filmmaker Todd Haynes’ outstanding adaptation…

Hitchcock Fans: Prepare to Geek Out with Insightful Documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock Fans: Prepare to Geek Out with Insightful Documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut

In 1966, film critic-turned-director François Truffaut interviewed Alfred Hitchcock for the seminal book, Hitchcock/Truffaut. Their weeklong Q&A (with the help of an interpreter) was Truffaut’s effort to show that, as…

Interview with Todd Haynes, Director of the Stunning New Lesbian Drama Carol

Interview with Todd Haynes, Director of the Stunning New Lesbian Drama Carol

Carol, opening November 27, is Todd Haynes’ stunning adaption of Patricia Highsmith’s classic lesbian novel “The Price of Salt.” The film portrays the relationship between two women, Therese (Rooney Mara)…

Tab Hunter on His Private Life, His Mentor, and Preferring Horses to Hollywood

Tab Hunter on His Private Life, His Mentor, and Preferring Horses to Hollywood

By Gary M. Kramer An affectionate hagiography, Tab Hunter Confidential chronicles the life and career of the “6 feet of rugged manhood” that is Tab Hunter. Director Jeffrey Schwarz shows,…

Eastsiders’ Kit Williamson Talks About Gay Role Models and Nudity (or Lack Thereof) in His Hit Webseries

Eastsiders’ Kit Williamson Talks About Gay Role Models and Nudity (or Lack Thereof) in His Hit Webseries

Kit Williamson, is one of those queer triple-threats: he’s an actor, writer, and director of the fabulous webseries, Eastsiders (out now at www.eastsiderstheseries.com; on DVD and digital platforms beginning November…

Out Actress Ellen Page Shares Thoughts About Her Passion Project Freeheld

Out Actress Ellen Page Shares Thoughts About Her Passion Project Freeheld

The affecting drama Freeheld is based on the true story and Oscar-winning short documentary about Laurel Hes­ter (Julianne Moore), a dedicated de­tective in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, who must fight…

Fantastic Comedy-Drama The New Girlfriend Will Leave You Feeling Enchanted

Fantastic Comedy-Drama The New Girlfriend  Will Leave You Feeling Enchanted

Nothing is what it seems in cheeky gay French filmmaker François Ozon’s fantastic new comedy-drama, The New Girlfriend. Based on a Ruth Rendell novel, the film opens with lipstick, eyeliner,…

Lily Tomlin Chats About Grandma, Feminism, Tattoos, and Getting Punched by a Punk

Lily Tomlin Chats About Grandma, Feminism, Tattoos, and Getting Punched by a Punk

By Gary M. Kramer As the title character in Grandma, now out in theatres, Lily Tomlin is sensational. The actress/comedian plays Elle, a poet who is in mourning for her…

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