The Mill Valley Film Festival returns for its 44th year October 7- 17, with in-person and online screenings. A few notable features: documentaries about Leonard Bernstein, Julia Child, and The Velvet Underground.
Soon after gay Twitter calmed down about the Billy Eichner feature film project 'Bros,' which will feature an all-LGBT cast, costar Luke MacFarlane posted a few on-set tight T-shirt thirst-trap photos on his Instagram account.
"Fame is a mother," reads the tagline for 'The Other Two,' the acclaimed HBO Max comedy series. Whether or not you've seen the show, you've probably already laughed at the writing of the show's co-creator, Chris Kelly.
Happy LGBTQ History Month, everybody! How better to celebrate than with some compelling new queer history? Amazon Prime, HBO and Netflix have some superb new offerings.
The film 'Bound,' described in the October 3 issue of the 'Bay Area Reporter,; was 'Noir lite with a dyke twist.' The Gina Gershon/Jennifer Tilly stylized romance got off to a passionate start only minutes into the crime flick.
Adapting stage musicals for film is very tricky and the list of successful Broadway musicals that made poor films is legion. We can now add the misfire exploitative disaster 'Dear Evan Hansen' to that ignominious list.
Cinema and television through five decades of 'Bay Area Reporter' coverage will be discussed by two prolific film writers, Brandon Judell and Brian Bromberger, on Oct. 7 at 6pm. Arts & Nightlife Editor Jim Provenzano moderates the online panel.
Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary 'Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism' educates and enlightens while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.
Jessica Chastain stuns with mascara-eyed sincerity in the narrative adaptation of the acclaimed documentary, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye,' about the rise and fall of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.
The new documentary about Truman Capote largely succeeds in telling the never-heard-before true story behind the headlines and gossip about a gay writer who paid a tremendous price for his gift.
As he himself says in the new documentary made about him by National Geographic films, Dr. Anthony Fauci, known mostly for his work in the AIDS and COVID pandemics, "I represent the truth which makes people uncomfortable."
Whether viewing from home or daring to visit cinemas, movie fans are getting a feast of feature films to feast on this fall, from action and adventure to gay dramas and rebooted classic musicals.
When a movie about a pyromaniac sociopath opens with a shot of the burning traffic-light she set ablaze and ends with her refilling a gas can at a petrol station, as Pablo Larraín's 'Ema' does, you know you are in for a scorching experience.