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    Perfect and Not-So-Perfect Female Casting in 2023 Films

    Perfect and Not-So-Perfect Female Casting in 2023 Films

    By Jan Wahl– There were some great movies released in 2023. One of the best was Barbie. I just watched it for the second time and the screenplay continues to…

    The Year in Queer Cinema, 2023

    The Year in Queer Cinema, 2023

    By Gary M. Kramer– Looking back at the year in queer film, there were some outstanding LGBTQ films—as well as some duds. Here is a rundown, in alphabetical order, of…

    2023 Movie Gold … and Purple

    2023 Movie Gold … and Purple

    By Jan Wahl– It turned out to be a strong movie year. Maestro, Barbie, Air, Killers of the Flower Moon, and Oppenheimer were all worth our time and money—well worth…

    Image Versus Reality: Showbiz Style

    Image Versus Reality: Showbiz Style

    By Jan Wahl– When it comes to LBGTQ in Hollywood, William J. Mann is a rock star. It all began for me with Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians…

    Eileen Is an Intriguing, Yet Flawed, Character Study

    Eileen Is an Intriguing, Yet Flawed, Character Study

    By Gary M. Kramer– The lukewarm slow burn thriller Eileen, opening December 8, is set in 1960s Massachusetts, where the 24-year-old title character (Thomasin McKenzie) lives with her dad (Shea…

    Saltburn Is a Naughty, Entertaining Thriller

    Saltburn Is a Naughty, Entertaining Thriller

    By Gary M. Kramer– Saltburn, writer/director Emerald Fennell’s follow up to her Oscar-winning Promising Young Woman, is a delicious cuckoo-in-the-nest story. The dazzling pre-credit sequence sets the stage; Oliver Quick…

    The Greatest Holiday Time Travel Ever

    The Greatest Holiday Time Travel Ever

    By Jan Wahl– Every year at this time I start counting days to my favorite holiday event. I get to meet Oscar Wilde, Anne Lister (aka Gentleman Jack), Sherlock Holmes,…

    Defiant and Resilient as Ever, the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Returns!

    Defiant and Resilient as Ever, the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Returns!

    The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) returns November 8–19, showcasing brilliant trans and gender non-conforming films. Founded in 1997, SFTFF is the world’s longest-running film festival of its kind,…

    Two Binge-Worthy Series Look at Queer Lives in the Past

    Two Binge-Worthy Series Look at Queer Lives in the Past

    By Gary M. Kramer– Two bingeable miniseries depict queer life in the past, illustrating how gay characters lived double lives during a period when it was dangerous to be out.…

    Two Amazing New Movies: Maestro and Killers of the Flower Moon

    Two Amazing New Movies: Maestro and Killers of the Flower Moon

    By Jan Wahl– Who knew the last two films I just saw in the theatres would be absolutely terrific? Very different: we go from a famed conductor to the Osage…