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    Intimate That’s Not Us Realistically Portrays LGBT Couples

    Intimate That’s Not Us  Realistically Portrays LGBT Couples

    The sweet, unpretentious film That’s Not Us, now out on DVD, was co-written by Derek Dodge and William Sullivan, and directed by Sullivan. This comedy-drama features three couples–lesbians Alex (Sarah…

    My Big Night Is a Party Worth Attending

    My Big Night Is a Party Worth Attending

    The new comedy My Big Night, directed by Spanish enfant terrible Álex de la Iglesia, has all the manic energy of a Pedro Almodóvar farce. This bubbly, champagne-infused piffle, which…

    Tension-filled Take Me to the River Marks Masterful Debut for Filmmaker

    Tension-filled Take Me to the River Marks Masterful Debut for Filmmaker

    Take Me to the River is straight writer/director Matt Sobel’s auspicious debut feature about California teen Ryder’s (Logan Miller) awkward family reunion in Nebraska. Ryder wants to announce he is…

    Me Him Her Addresses Sexual Identify Politics, But Misses Opportunities

    Me Him Her Addresses Sexual Identify Politics, But Misses Opportunities

    Now available on VOD, Me Him Her, written and directed by Max Landis, aims to do something different, if not radical, with sexual identity politics. In this broad comedy, Brendan…

    Ellen Page and Ian Daniel Discuss Their Gaycation Adventures

    Ellen Page and Ian Daniel Discuss Their Gaycation Adventures

    The first episode of Ellen Page’s new Viceland series, Gaycation–airing March 2, explores LGBT issues in Japan. Page travels with her gay best friend Ian Daniel, whom she met studying…

    2016 Oscar Predictions

    2016 Oscar Predictions

    The Oscars are to be awarded on February 28. And while it might have been anyone’s race leading up to the nominations, there are some clear winners in the major…

    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…

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