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Not A Moment Drags in Trockadero Ballet Doc, Rebels on Pointe

While Rebels on Pointe isn’t landmark cinema, it does give you a charming introduction to Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo....

Oscar Talk Swirls Around a New Movie Romance: Call Me By Your Name

Come away to the bucolic Italian countryside of 1983, where a young man’s world is budding with discovery and desire....

What’s on Top of Your List of Can’t Miss Million-Dollar Ideas?

I was strolling past the magazine counter yesterday at the airport on my way to Fort Lauderdale to cover the gay scene, when this LIFE magazine jumped out at me — along with a...

Last Flag Flying Creates a Cinematic Veteran’s Tribute

As with many of Richard Linklater’s films, Last Flag Flying would be hard not to like. I’d even go so far as to say that this broadly appealing film might even have the...

Thelma Full of Cinematic Same Sex Attraction and Intrigue

Thelma opens on a little girl and her father walking through a snowy Norwegian wilderness. When they come upon a deer, the little girl stares transfixed while her father raises...

You’ll Go Dutch for the Colorful Costume Drama Tulip Fever

It was one of history’s great economic bubbles: a period in 17th century Holland when a single tulip bulb could be worth an obscene amount of money. During this time of manic...

A Brooklyn Bad Boy Wants It Both Ways in Beach Rats

Frankie (pictured, center) is noticeably smart and obviously handsome, but he’s aimless: his main occupation seems to be kicking around Coney Island with his buddies like a pack...

Kumail Nanjiani Stars in The Big Sick

Silicon valley cut-up Kumail Nanjiani steps center stage in his latest project, a feature film adaptation of his own true-life love story, which is equal parts humor and heart....

Queer | Art Presents A Pride Weekend of LGBT Films

Queer|Art has partnered with Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to present “Queer|Art|Pride,” a special weekend of screenings by rising star LGBTQ filmmakers, taking place...

Is Tommy’s Honour Par for the Course in Golf Films?

With no disrespect intended, I think it’s fair to say that golf is often quite boring to watch. Films about golf, however, have proven much more interesting (see: The Legend of...

There Are No Small Parts, No Small Actors in Colossal

Some indie films rely on big ideas, and the one behind this film is as big as its title might suggest. Colossal is the story of a writer, played by Anne Hathaway, who can’t stop...

Women on the Verge: Classic Almodovar

The films of Pedro Almodovar tend toward either drama or camp — though even the dramatic ones possess a kiss of campiness, just as the campy ones maintain a good amount of plot...