Academy Award Nomination Predictions! By Kevin Thomas

The Academy Award nominations are going to be announced on January 22, 2009 and in many cases it’s anyone’s game! There was a lot of quality in 2008 films but nothing that would indicate any movie will make a clean sweep of the nominations are anyone is a shoo-in. So expect a few surprises. I […] Click to read more »

“Noah’s Arc” Grows Up In “Jumping the Broom”

FILM REVIEW BY JIM HALTERMAN I always felt like I was betraying someone by not doing back flips over such gay series as “Queer as Folk” and “Noah’s Arc.”  With both series, I was more cold than hot for the writing, acting and, primarily the often contrived and convoluted stories.  While I was always happy […] Click to read more »

TRAVELING “BROADWAY STYLE” SHOWS By: Kevin Thomas

It used to be, to see a Broadway show you had to go to Manhattan. Or when the touring version came to town, the great Broadway star was replaced by an average TV star. Things have changed. More and more shows are having pre-Broadway runs at theatres throughout the US, making it easier to see […] Click to read more »

Ten More Good Years – Aging in the LGBT Community

Progressive Pulse had a chance to attend the screening of the documentary, TEN MORE GOOD YEARS this past Sunday afternoon. The documentary is part of this year’s Frameline32 Film Festival in San Francisco. The film looks at the difficulties surrounding the aging LGBT community. Director, Mike Jacoby gives the audience a view of life through […] Click to read more »

FRAMELINE 32: SF LGBT FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF!

Last Thursday June 19th marked the opening of Frameline 32 – the San Francisco annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Film Festival. To kickoff the opening was the dark and mysterious period drama, AFFINITY based on the book by Sarah Waters and screen written by Andrew Davies. Progressive Pulse was at the opening which featured […] Click to read more »

CACHAO: UNO MAS PREMIERES AT SFIFF! By Vivian ‘Rodriguez’ Meade

Monday April 28th marked the world premiere of the documentary CACHAO: UNO MAS at the San Francisco International Film Festival. The film tribute to the late legendary Afro-Cuban Basist/Musician, Israel Lopez Cachao features Cachao hiimself, Andy Garcia, CineSon All Stars, John Santos and Ray Santos. The film was directed by Dikayl Rimmasch and produced by […] Click to read more »