Category: FILM

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: FROM 'ROCKY HORROR' TO 'DRAGULA'

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: FROM ‘ROCKY HORROR’ TO ‘DRAGULA’

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014

 by chris carpenter –  Barry Bostwick’s 45-year career has spanned theatre, film and television. He was the first to play T-Bird Danny Zuko in Broadway’s Grease and earned a Tony Award nomination in the process. He next starred in the 1975 big screen cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Brad Majors, a naïve […]

RAGE REPORT/REVIEWS: Godzilla, Gatsby & Greatness at TCM FEST 2014

RAGE REPORT/REVIEWS: Godzilla, Gatsby & Greatness at TCM FEST 2014

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

by chris carpenter -  The 5th annual TCM Classic Film Festival, which just concluded April 13th in Hollywood, also marked the 20th anniversary of cineastes’ cable channel of choice. True to form, the four-day event celebrated blockbusters and little-seen treasures as well as actors and filmmakers from the silent era through the 1960’s. Increasingly, though, […]

RAGE REVIEWS: HUMP! Day

RAGE REVIEWS: HUMP! Day

[ 0 ] April 8, 2014

 by chris carpenter -  Spring has sprung and, in the greater L.A. area, film festivals are in full bloom.  Not only will this weekend bring both the 5th edition of the TCM Classic Film Festival and the 12th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) to Hollywood, but Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival spotlighting amateur pornographic […]

RAGE REVIEWS: BAD & QUEER

RAGE REVIEWS: BAD & QUEER

[ 0 ] March 14, 2014

by chris carpenter -  The always likable Jason Bateman has progressed nicely from a child and teen actor on such TV series as Little House on the Prairie and Silver Spoons to the adult star of TV’s Arrested Development and such hit movies as Juno, Horrible Bosses and Identity Thief. Now, he is making his […]

CINE GAY 2014 - ENJOY A "MARGARITA" AND MUCH MORE

CINE GAY 2014 – ENJOY A “MARGARITA” AND MUCH MORE

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014

by chris carpenter -  The acceptance of LGBT people in Latino culture has been especially daunting but progress has been made. Contributing to this over the last decade is the proliferation of movies depicting the experience of being Latino/Latina and LGBT. San Diego’s Latino Film Festival has annually highlighted such works among its overall programming […]

OUTFEST - A FUSION OF FILMS

OUTFEST – A FUSION OF FILMS

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

by chris carpenter -  The acceptance of LGBT people in Black, Latino and Asian cultures has been especially daunting, though progress has been made. Contributing to this over the last decade is the proliferation of movies depicting the experience of being LGBT in these different ethnic groups. Los Angeles’ Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color […]

MARILYN MONROE MARATHON: FILMOUT SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL'S BELOVED FILMS

MARILYN MONROE MARATHON: FILMOUT SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL’S BELOVED FILMS

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014

FilmOut San Diego continues its Monthly Screening Series on Saturday, February 22 at the North Park Theatre, with a Marilyn Monroe Marathon. The five film marathon will take place from noon to 11 p.m. and features Niagara, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot and The Misfits. These five films are […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Men & the Men Who Love Them

RAGE REVIEWS: Men & the Men Who Love Them

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014

by chris carpenter – Things aren’t always black and white when it comes to men loving other men.  As a result, there is a growing subgenre of short and feature films that may be marketed primarily to gay viewers but hold appeal for bisexual, bi-curious and predominantly heterosexual guys as well.  Here are my takes […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Tales from Texas to Lebanon

RAGE REVIEWS: Tales from Texas to Lebanon

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

by chris carpenter -  This week’s home video release of Dallas Buyers Club seems a bit premature given that it is still playing in U.S. theaters and is up for six yet-to-be-awarded Oscars.  Then again, it may prove to be a canny bit of striking while the iron’s hot for this excellent but underseen reality-based […]

GAY AND LESBIAN ENTERTAINMENT CRITICS Name '12 YEARS A SLAVE', MCCONAUGHEY and BLANCHETT Best of Lot

GAY AND LESBIAN ENTERTAINMENT CRITICS Name ’12 YEARS A SLAVE’, MCCONAUGHEY and BLANCHETT Best of Lot

[ 0 ] January 21, 2014

James Franco Earns Wilde Artist of the Year Orange is the New Black, Girls, Douglas and Lange Take TV Categories HOLLYWOOD, CA / Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — In an awards season marked by a neck-and-neck run for best film honors, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association named director Steve McQueen’s tragic slavery-era drama 12 […]

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