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This Is What Almodovar and Banderas Think of Each Other

Every great filmmaker has his muse. For Hitchcock, it was Grace Kelly. For Scorsese, it’s DeNiro. For Woody Allen, it was first Diane Keaton, then Mia Farrow. And for...

“Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street”: This Doc Will Rock Your World

Mark Patton certainly never aspired to be a cult film star. He began his career on Broadway among the likes of Cher, Karen Black and Sandy Dennis. Soon he was turning heads and...

“Last Ferry”: This Fire Island Getaway Never Really Goes Anywhere

Spending 86 minutes watching Last Ferry, which just made its New York premiere at this year’s NewFest, is a noble exercise in multicultural casting that somehow derails itself...

Newfest Enters a Third Decade: This is What You Can Expect from LGBTQ Filmmakers

For 30 years, the NYC festival of films known as NewFest has acted as a barometer of LGBTQ culture. That era saw queer filmmakers grappling with the defining issues of HIV/AIDS,...

Take a Look at the First Fascinating Films for Fall 2019

The curtain has come down on the summer blockbusters, and now Hollywood is getting serious — serious about awards season. The campaigns are already warming up. The plots are...

This is How a “Star Wars” Exec Found Fame Shooting Gay Men Naked

What does the Star Wars galaxy have in common with a gallery of gay nudes? more than you ever knew. Many who know Howard Roffman consider him the man who helped pilot Star Wars...

This is What You Should Be Binge Watching Right Now

We took a look around at what’s available for your flatscreen pleasure right now, and we came up with a trio of films that could keep you glued to the tube all weekend long....

What Will Happen in the Return of “Downton Abbey”?

When the last episode of Downton Abbey aired in 2015, many viewers felt as if they were losing old friends. So it will be quite the lovely reunion when the Crawleys and company...

What Made Peter Berlin Famous? It’s All About the Package

Gay sex symbol Peter Berlin may be the first man to understand personal branding in the modern sense. Some say he created the selfie. He was born in German-occupied Poland in 192...

What Happens When “Into the Woods” Gets Political in LA?

I’ve seen Into the Woods enough times to be a little wary of giving it another go. This particular Sondheim work reminds me of a soufflé: Done right, it’s an exquisite...

Here’s a Rainy Day Gay Rom-Com: “Sell By”

Sell By is a gay romantic comedy with modest ambitions that nevertheless lives up to its potential. It’s entertaining, but not game changing. The film stars Scott Evans and...

Get Lost in the World of Dali’s Gay Protégé in “Heavenly Bodies”

Director Vishnu Dass took audiences on a magical mystical journey in his documentary about Steven Arnold, the eccentric gay artist who was a protégé and befriended surrealist...