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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...

Tribeca Film Festival Promises More Inclusion, More Visual Thrills

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival is back in New York City from April 18-29th. Founded in 2001 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, and Craig Hatkoff in effort to help rebuild...

Out On Screen: A Family in Vancouver for Your Family from Anywhere

What began as a small group of queer folk screening a couple of films on a bed sheet in 1989 has become one of the most progressive LGBTQ2+ film festivals in the world and a...

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...

Frozen

Previews begin February 22 Disney’s smash hit 2013 animated film musical about a lonely princess who ends up cursed with the ability to freeze everything she touches is almost...

Life at the End of the Road Depicted in The Leisure Seeker

Ella and John Spencer (Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland) seem to be nice people: friendly, educated, liberal, with two adult children and their golden years ahead. They have it...

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: The Best New Movie You Know Nothing About

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Annette Bening gives a career-defining performance as aging film star who romances a man a quarter her age, brilliantly underplayed by...

Director Sean Baker Brings Gritty Reality to Screens in The Florida Project

Director Sean Baker employs the same raw but expressive style and use of amateur actors that worked so well in his tasty Tangerine. Here, he trades in the misfit-ridden streets of...

Friday Films, Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena)

This jewel box of a museum in Pasadena definitely punches over its weight thanks to its world-class art collection, but even the most devout enthusiasts might not realize it also...

Is The Phantom Thread a Farewell Film From Daniel Day-Lewis?

1950s British couturier Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) is very particular. While this helps him meticulously craft beautiful gowns for his rich important clients, it does...

Isabelle Huppert Collaborates with Michael Haneke in Happy End

There is a brutality to Michael Haneke’s films. It is often literal but it can sometimes be most scathing when more opaque. The best example is his 2012 Oscar winning Amour, in...

A Cinematic Docu-Mystery: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

In telling the story of Marsha P. Johnson, oscar-nominated director David France (How to Survive a Plague) also tells the story of the gay rights movement. Marsha was at the...