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    My Friend Dahmer Deftly Portrays Teen Years of Gay Serial Killer

    My Friend Dahmer Deftly Portrays Teen Years of Gay Serial Killer

    By Gary M. Kramer– My Friend Dahmer is Marc Meyers’ sharp, smart adaptation of Derf Backderf’s graphic novel about the teen years of gay, cannibalistic serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. This…

    Strapping Romanian Farmhand Melts Cold British Heart in God’s Own Country

    Strapping Romanian Farmhand Melts Cold British Heart in God’s Own Country

    By Gary M. Kramer Alec Secăreanu makes an indelible impression as Gheorghe, a strapping Romanian farmhand, in the gay romantic drama God’s Own Country, opening November 10 at the Opera…

    Nahuel Pérez Biscayart Talks About Making the French ACT UP Drama BPM

    Nahuel Pérez Biscayart Talks About Making the French ACT UP Drama BPM

    By Gary M. Kramer– Sean (Nahuel Pérez Biscayart), the lead character in BPM, opening October 27, is a radical and positive guy in the French contingent of ACT UP. He…

    Pekka Strang Talks About Playing Tom of Finland in New Biopic

    Pekka Strang Talks About Playing Tom of Finland in New Biopic

    By Gary M. Kramer— Finnish actor Pekka Strang gives a fantastic, nuanced performance as Touko Laaksonen, the title character in Tom of Finland, director Dome Karukosi’s shrewd biopic of the…

    New Film About Mental Illness Draws from Gay Filmmaker’s Real-Life Experiences

    New Film About Mental Illness Draws from Gay Filmmaker’s Real-Life Experiences

    By Gary M. Kramer– Directed and co-written by the openly gay Vincent Sabella, Elizabeth Blue, opening September 22 at the Roxie Theatre, is based on the filmmaker’s personal experiences with…

    Dolores Huerta’s Life and Activism Chronicled in Inspiring New Documentary

    Dolores Huerta’s Life and Activism Chronicled in Inspiring New Documentary

    By Gary M. Kramer– San Francisco native Peter Bratt’s inspiring documentary Dolores opens in the Bay Area this weekend. The film recounts the life and work of Dolores Huerta, who…

    Moody, Atmospheric Queer Film Beach Rats Is Not to Be Missed

    Moody, Atmospheric Queer Film Beach Rats Is Not to Be Missed

    By Gary M. Kramer– Frankie (Harris Dickinson), the main character in writer/director Eliza Hittman’s phenomenal drama, Beach Rats, doesn’t think of himself as gay, but he regularly cruises gay Brooklyn…

    Impassioned Whose Streets? Chronicles Black Lives Matter Activism

    Impassioned Whose Streets? Chronicles Black Lives Matter Activism

    By Gary M. Kramer– Brittany Farrell, an African American lesbian, mother, and activist, is one of the many impassioned voices in the sobering documentary Whose Streets? Directors Sabaah Folayan and…

    1980s Romantic Gay Drama Maurice Undergoes Restoration Ahead of 30th Anniversary Re-release

    1980s Romantic Gay Drama Maurice Undergoes Restoration Ahead of 30th Anniversary Re-release

    By Gary M. Kramer– James Ivory and Ismail Merchant’s elegant gay romantic drama Maurice is receiving a 4K restoration re-release in honor of its 30th anniversary. A classic film in…

    Spellbinding Drama The Ornithologist Blends Reality and Fantasy

    Spellbinding Drama The Ornithologist Blends Reality and Fantasy

    By Gary M. Kramer– Gay writer/director João Pedro Rodrigues’s spellbinding drama The Ornithologist, opened July 7 in San Francisco, and anyone who can still catch this film will find it…

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