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    Actor Chino Darín Discusses His Queer Atmospheric Crime Film El Angel

    Actor Chino Darín Discusses His Queer Atmospheric Crime Film El Angel

    By Gary M. Kramer– The stylish Argentine crime drama El Angel, opening November 16 in the Bay Area, recounts the robbery and murder spree of baby-faced Carlos (Lorenzo Ferro), a…

    Boy Erased Is A Disappointing Drama About Gay Conversion Therapy

    Boy Erased Is A Disappointing Drama About Gay Conversion Therapy

    By Gary M. Kramer– The well-meaning drama Boy Erased, based on Garrard Conley’s memoir about his experiences in a gay conversion therapy program, is a TV movie-of-the-week dressed up as…

    A Darkly Funny Queer True Crime Story: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    A Darkly Funny Queer True Crime Story: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    By Gary M. Kramer– Can You Ever Forgive Me?, opening October 26 in the Bay Area, is director Marielle Heller’s fabulous dark comedy-drama—based on a true story—about Lee Israel (Melissa…

    Studio 54 Transports Viewers Back to Fabled Nightclub

    Studio 54 Transports Viewers Back to Fabled Nightclub

    By Gary M. Kramer– Studio 54, opening October 12 in the Bay Area, documents the rise and fall of the storied nightclub as seen through the eyes of co-owner Ian…

    Rupert Everett Talks About Being Wilde and Directing The Happy Prince

    Rupert Everett Talks About Being Wilde and Directing The Happy Prince

    By Gary M. Kramer– Out gay writer and actor Rupert Everett delivers a fine directorial debut with The Happy Prince, a trenchant drama that has him playing Oscar Wilde in…

    Documentary Antonio Lopez 1970 Showcases an Illustrator with a Passion for Fashion

    Documentary Antonio Lopez 1970 Showcases an Illustrator with a Passion for Fashion

    By Gary M. Kramer– Bisexual fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez rose to prominence in the late 1960s/early 1970s with his vivid images of beautiful models. Jessica Lange, Grace Jones and Tina…

    Same-Sex Ballroom Dancing Documentary Hot to Trot Sizzles with Artistic, Political Passions

    Same-Sex Ballroom Dancing Documentary Hot to Trot Sizzles with Artistic, Political Passions

    By Gary M. Kramer– At 4:30 pm on September 22, the Roxie Theater will screen Hot to Trot, director Gail Freedman’s fabulous, crowd-pleasing documentary about same-sex ballroom dancing. The film…

    We the Animals: A Messy, Heartbreaking and Fantastic Film

    We the Animals: A Messy, Heartbreaking and Fantastic Film

    By Gary M. Kramer– Justin Torres’ messy, heartbreaking novel We the Animals has been adapted for the screen by director Jeremiah Zagar, who co-wrote the script with gay playwright Dan…

    Documentary Chronicles Life of a Former Hollywood Pimp for Closeted Celebrities

    Documentary Chronicles Life of a Former Hollywood Pimp for Closeted Celebrities

    By Gary M. Kramer– Filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer’s naughty documentary Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, opening August 10 at the Alamo New Mission, is an expansion of Scotty Bowers’…

    Elwood Takes a Lover Brings LGBT Seniors to the Big Screen

    Elwood Takes a Lover Brings LGBT Seniors to the Big Screen

    For too long, certain people’s stories have been scarce—if not invisible—in film and television. LGBT seniors are no exception. The filmmakers behind Elwood Takes a Lover are doing their part…

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