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Watch: From Rom-Coms to Joining the Marvel Universe, Out Actor Haaz Sleiman Pushes Boundaries

Watch: From Rom-Coms to Joining the Marvel Universe, Out Actor Haaz Sleiman Pushes Boundaries

Jan 28, 2021

Out actor Haaz Sleiman is part of Marvel Universe history in the upcoming "Eternals," playing the husband of gay superhero Phastos. He's more down-to-earth is his current role in the gay-rom com "Breaking Fast."

Larger than Life: 'Dirtwoman' Documentary Recalls Counterculture Drag Queen

Larger than Life: 'Dirtwoman' Documentary Recalls Counterculture Drag Queen

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jan 27, 2021

No one who's lived in Richmond, Virginia during the past fifty years will ever forget Dirtwoman. Donnie Corker was a colorful counterculture drag character in a town that is filled with counterculture eccentrics.

What to Watch at the Reimagined Sundance Film Festival

What to Watch at the Reimagined Sundance Film Festival

By Frank J. Avella | Jan 27, 2021

This year's "reimagined" Sundance Film Festival, like most Film Festivals during COVID, will take place both digitally and in person across the country from January 28 through February 3, 2021.

Cannes Film Festival, Canceled in 2020, is Postponed to July

Cannes Film Festival, Canceled in 2020, is Postponed to July

Jan 27, 2021

The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year's edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival.

Out Director Craig Johnson Teams with 'SNL' Writer for Horror-Comedy Movie

Out Director Craig Johnson Teams with 'SNL' Writer for Horror-Comedy Movie

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 27, 2021

Out writer-director Craig Johnson ("Alex Strangelove," "The Skeleton Twins") is teaming up with "Saturday Night Live" co-head writer Kent Sublette on a horror-comedy film project.

With Many Hungry for Content, Sundance Market Heats Up

With Many Hungry for Content, Sundance Market Heats Up

By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 27, 2021

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday and it's shaping up to be a robust market for companies looking for content.

'Never Rarely' Tops Spirit Awards, 'Da 5 Bloods' Leads NBRs

'Never Rarely' Tops Spirit Awards, 'Da 5 Bloods' Leads NBRs

By Jake Coyle | Jan 26, 2021

The teen abortion drama "Never Rarely Sometimes Always" landed a leading seven nominations, Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated and women dominated the best director category in the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations announced Tuesday.

'Supernova' - the Stars Align in Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci's Gay Film

'Supernova' - the Stars Align in Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci's Gay Film

By Gregg Shapiro | Jan 26, 2021

Straight Colin Firth is playing gay again, in Harry Macqueen's "Supernova,'" and given his empathetic role, with Stanley Tucci as his husband, this time could potentially snag his second Oscar.

Review: 'Freaky' is Fine, but No Classic

Review: 'Freaky' is Fine, but No Classic

By Kevin Taft | Jan 26, 2021

"Freaky" is a sometimes funny, sometimes clever romp, but it doesn't hold a candle to Landon's "Happy Death Day."

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

Review: Restored 'The Ascent' Essential for Fans of Soviet Cinema

By Sam Cohen | Jan 26, 2021

Larisa Shepitko's award-winning World War II drama is now available on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection, complete with a new 4K restoration and a slew of special features.

'Soul,' 'Ma Rainey's' among AFI's Top 10 Films of the Year

'Soul,' 'Ma Rainey's' among AFI's Top 10 Films of the Year

By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 26, 2021

The American Film Institute announced its top 10 films of the year, including Pixar's jazz themed "Soul" and two of Chadwick Boseman's final films: the August Wilson adaptation "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and Spike Lee's Vietnam drama "Da 5 Bloods."

'Eternals' Star Opens Up About Marvel's Gay Superhero, First Same-Sex Kiss

'Eternals' Star Opens Up About Marvel's Gay Superhero, First Same-Sex Kiss

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25, 2021

Haaz Sleiman, one of the cast in the upcoming Marvel film "Eternals," shared his take on the upcoming movie's introduction of a married gay superhero and the film franchise's first same-sex kiss.

Review: 'Identifying Features' is a Shattering Portrait of Immigration and a Mother's Search for Her Son

Review: 'Identifying Features' is a Shattering Portrait of Immigration and a Mother's Search for Her Son

By Megan Kearns | Jan 25, 2021

A mother searches for her missing son after he leaves home to cross the border from Mexico to the U.S. in this Fernanda Valadez-directed film. It's haunting and devastating.

Review: 'Notturno' Takes a Long, Deep Look at a Region in Turmoil

Review: 'Notturno' Takes a Long, Deep Look at a Region in Turmoil

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 25, 2021

"Notturno" isn't going to give us answers. It doesn't want to. It wants to pique us and spur us to ask the questions we need to ask.

Brazil's LGBT Refugees Tell Their Stories in the Short Film 'Hazte Sentir'

Brazil's LGBT Refugees Tell Their Stories in the Short Film 'Hazte Sentir'

By Jim Provenzano | Jan 24, 2021

The short film "Hazte Sentir (Make Yourself Heard)" documents a moment in the lives of LGBT refugees in Manaus, the largest city in Brazil's Amazonas state. Cineola and Frameline share the collaborative film free online.

Edmunds: Top Automotive Tech at CES 2021

Edmunds: Top Automotive Tech at CES 2021

By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Jan 23, 2021

The atmosphere at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, held virtually for the first time due to the pandemic, struck a different tone than in years past.

Review: Love Conquers All in 'Breaking Fast'

Review: Love Conquers All in 'Breaking Fast'

By Roger Walker-Dack | Jan 22, 2021

"Breaking Fast" is the story of how one queer Muslim falls in love.

Bond Film 'No Time to Die' Delayed Again because of Virus

Bond Film 'No Time to Die' Delayed Again because of Virus

Jan 22, 2021

It's still not time for "No Time to Die."

'Queer Japan's Colorful Mosaic Graham Kolbeins' - New Documentary Visualizes Diverse Asian Subcultures

'Queer Japan's Colorful Mosaic Graham Kolbeins' - New Documentary Visualizes Diverse Asian Subcultures

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jan 21, 2021

Graham Kolbeins' new documentary 'Queer Japan' is a colorful and sometimes dizzying portrait of LGBT life in several major Japanese cities, starting with Tokyo.

Review: 'Open Up to Me' Has Heart and a Little Fire, But No Bite

Review: 'Open Up to Me' Has Heart and a Little Fire, But No Bite

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19, 2021

This Finnish drama by writer-director Simo Halinen is almost over-stuffed with sexually uptight, anxious characters who act out in a variety of ill-considered, and potentially disastrous, ways.

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