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A Single Dad and His Daughter Create Music, Magic in Hearts Beat Loud

It’s a sweet little musical indie starring everyone’s favorite teddy bear, Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation). Frank (Offerman) has run a funky record store in Brooklyn’s...

A Kid Like Jake Looks at Raising a Child Without Gender Shame

As the sound of music nuns famously asked, “How do you solve a problem like Maria?” In this film a pair of parents ask: “How do you raise a kid like Jake?” He’s only...

Love It or Not, Juliette Makes Let the Sunshine In Worth Watching

Audiences are in for A jaded and very French look at love and sex as one Parisian artist twirls through a series of unsatisfactory relationships in short order. It may not sound...

Jewish Orthodoxy Collides with Passion in the Steamy Disobedience

Disobedience is A cinematic peek into the rigid and yet fascinating world of orthodox Judaism — a world that may seem hopeless for those who are gay and wish to live openly....

A Punk Coming-of-Age Fable Meets Family Drama in The House of Tomorrow

Adapted from Peter Bognanni’s best-selling novel of the same name, The House of Tomorrow is about a young man searching to find his own path in life. Sebastian (Asa Butterfield...

Double Lover: A Pyschosexual Tale of Twins and the Woman Who Loves Them

When Lithe but troubled ex-model Chloé, (Marine Vacth – Young and Beautiful) begins dating her handsome therapist, Paul (Jérémie Renier – Saint Laurent) she ends...

Armie Hammer is Gay For Pay Yet Again in a New Docudrama, Final Portrait

Armie Hammer plays gay for at least the third time in his career (J. Edgar, Call Me By Your Name) in Stanley Tucci’s first directorial effort in ten years. However Final...

Love, Simon: A Teenage Love Letter to Coming Out

Is Love, Simon the Next Call Me By Your Name? Directed by Greg Berlanti (The Broken Hearts Club, Brothers & Sisters) and adapted from Becky Albertalli’s novel Simon vs. The...

A Killer New Comedy Called Mom and Dad Takes it out on the Kids

Some films only have a good premise going for them and most need far more than that to succeed. However, the perfectly titled Mom and Dad might be one of those few that gets by on...

Who’s Taking Oscar Home? We List Who Should Win the Academy Awards

We’ve picked our ponies early, so you know who to keep an eye out as the time draws near to take home those coveted statuettes. Best Director COULD WIN: More established...

Legion: Season 1 Reinvents the Superhero Genre

If you like superhero fare, then you’re spoiled for choice these days. Having already conquered the big screen, characters with super human abilities are now swarming the small...

Wormwood: Errol Morris’ Dark Tale Shrouded in Government Secrets

The defining image of documentarian Errol Morris’ Wormwood is Peter Sarsgaard falling out an 11th-story window, over and over. It’d be hard to count the number of times...