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Picturing Bright Colors and Bold Patterns from the Director’s Chair

On the heels of a recent success, Michael Urie talks making the leap from acting to directing....

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...

Another Long Look at Adolescent Love in Departure

In Departure, Elliot, a homosexual English teenager, is staying with his mum in the French countryside as they prepare their summer house for sale. He spends most of his time...

Beauty and the Beast Hits the Big Screen Tonight

Beauty and the Beast may be Disney’s most enchanting animated feature. The 1991 film introduced a new generation of more-empowered Disney heroines, and its stellar score made it...

Once Again, Shirley MacLaine Gets The Last Word

It seems like — ever since Steel Magnolias — Shirley MacLaine has practically cornered one role: playing rude old ladies who just don’t give a damn....

It’s Blood on the Tracks for The Girl on the Train

When relationships dissolve, there is often friction between perspectives: Which partner crossed the line?...

Sense8: It’s Not about Them, It’s about Us

The Wachowskis’ mind-bending series Sense8 made a brief return to television this past holiday in what was billed as a “Christmas Special.” But the world is a...

Passengers: The Trip of a Lifetime

Yes, you get to see Chris Pratt’s rump several times. But there are other reasons to see the new sci-fi flick co-starring the former Katniss Everdeen, Jennifer Lawrence....

Inside Making the Gay Porn Murder Film King Cobra

Director and screenwriter Justin Kelly and actor Christian Slater spent some time with the press talking about the true gay porn murder tale, King Cobra....

King Cobra Proves Charm Can Be Deadly

James Franco is back to playing gay for pay again and does double duty as the producer of King Cobra, which dramatizes the true-to-life murder of a gay porn mogul, here played by...

Tom Ford Returns to Filmmaking with Nocturnal Animals

It’s been more than a half decade since Tom Ford gave us A Single Man, the tale of a gay man mourning his lost lover struggling to move on. Now he’s got a thriller for...

Jason Bourne Returns In A Big Way

Just like the rest of us, you thought you’d seen the last of Matt Damon as the tortured hitman who recovers his memory a bit at a time. But wait: there’s more....