Category: FILM

RAGE REVIEWS: Singlets Scene

RAGE REVIEWS: Singlets Scene

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

by chris carpenter – Though its dark true story may prove a turn off to some, Foxcatcher’s dream pairing of Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as wrestling brothers in form-fitting gear will no doubt appeal to gay viewers and others.  This highly-touted new film by Capote and Moneyball director Bennett Miller opens in LA and […]

HAPPY HOLI-GAYS AT THE CINEPLEX!

HAPPY HOLI-GAYS AT THE CINEPLEX!

[ 0 ] November 11, 2014

by chris carpenter There are still many shopping days ‘til Christmas, but Hollywood’s holiday season starts November 7th with the release of Disney’s animated Big Hero 6 and the sci-fi epic Interstellar. A number of end-of-year releases are of particular interest to LGBT moviegoers. The most prominent of these is The Imitation Game, which is […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Two of This Year’s More Acclaimed International Gay-Themed Films

RAGE REVIEWS: Two of This Year’s More Acclaimed International Gay-Themed Films

[ 0 ] October 7, 2014

by chris carpenter –  Two of this year’s more acclaimed international gay-themed films, Tomasz Wasilewski’s Floating Skyscrapers and Hong Khaou’s Lilting, are now available in the US thanks to their current DVD and/or theatrical release.  Both spin bittersweet stories of thwarted love, in one case due to cultural constraints and in the other to premature […]

Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS

Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS

[ 0 ] September 6, 2014

by chris carpenter – One can think of this month’s Long Beach Qfilm Festival as coming at the tail end of the LGBT film fest circuit, or one can think of it as the kickoff to the annual awards-consideration festival circuit, along with the concurrent Toronto Film Festival. At any rate, the 21st Long Beach […]

RAGE REVIEWS: The Confounding & the Courageous

RAGE REVIEWS: The Confounding & the Courageous

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

by chris carpenter –   I’m a little embarrassed to admit I am late to the work of gay Mexican filmmaker Julian Hernandez.  Over the last decade, Hernandez wrote and directed the widely acclaimed Broken Sky, A Thousand Clouds of Peace and Raging Sun, Raging Sky. The latter two both won the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy […]

2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP & SCHEDULE

2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP & SCHEDULE

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

The 2014 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” Long Beach’s longest-running film festival since 1993, the Qfilm Festival annually presents narrative features, documentaries […]

'LOVE IS STRANGE' WITH ALFRED MOLINA

‘LOVE IS STRANGE’ WITH ALFRED MOLINA

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

  Co-Star’s With John Lithgow In The Acclaimed Drama ~ by chris carpenter ~ Award-winning actor Alfred Molina may be most recognized for the heavies he has played on screen: the treacherous Satipo during the opening sequence of Raiders of the Lost Ark (which marked Molina’s film debut); Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2; and Snidely Whiplash […]

 THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

[ 0 ] July 21, 2014

. The 2014 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, 14 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” Submissions for this year’s fest are now closed but will be accepted beginning in October for […]

'BIG GAY LOVE' COMES TO SAN DIEGO JUST IN TIME FOR PRIDE

‘BIG GAY LOVE’ COMES TO SAN DIEGO JUST IN TIME FOR PRIDE

[ 0 ] July 15, 2014

FilmOut San Diego (San Diego’s only LGBT film festival) will continue its Monthly Screening Series on July 16, 7 p.m., at the Landmark Theatres Hillcrest Cinemas, with the San Diego Premiere and official Pride screening of Big Gay Love, co-presented by San Diego Pride In Big Gay Love, Bob (Jonathan Lisecki of “Gayby”) appears to have it […]

DEAD AND LOVING IT AT OUTFEST 2014

DEAD AND LOVING IT AT OUTFEST 2014

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014

by chris carpenter –  THE UNDEAD HAVE RISEN ALL OVER LARGE AND SMALL SCREENS NOWADAYS. ONE NEW MOVIE ABOUT A RESTLESS GHOST/ZOMBIE, JAMIE MARKS IS DEAD, CAUSED A HOMOEROTIC STIR AT JANUARY’S SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL. IT WILL BE MAKING ITS L.A. PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, JULY 11 AS PART OF OUTFEST, WHICH RUNS THURSDAY, JULY 10 […]

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