Big Fun With Smaller Musicals: by Kevin M. Thomas

Sometimes big isn’t always better. This proved to be true on a few scaled down musicals I’ve recently seen. First there’s “Phantom,” which is a (time) scaled down version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber chestnut. This version of “Phantom” has been wowing them in Las Vegas and, like everything Vegas, is has grand sets and […] Click to read more »

“The Mo Diaries” Documentary Review by Kevin Thomas

Tony Wilkins is a ‘mo. Perhaps the term hasn’t become a catch phrase yet, but he did discover this endearing word for “ho-mo-sexual” while watching an old episode of “Will & Grace.” And whether you’re a ‘mo or not a ‘mo (“no ‘mo” perhaps?), “The ‘Mo Diaries,” Wilkins first film might have something in it […] Click to read more »

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 »