“Hush Up” is Laugh Out Loud Instant Cult Classic by Kevin M. Thomas

With another camp classic in the making, Billy Clift’s “Hush Up Sweet Charlotte” exceeds my expectations and proves to be another home run for the writer/director.   “Hush Up,” which I caught at a film festival, will make its world premiere screening on Oct. 28 at San Francisco’s Castro Theatre. While the screening starts at […] Click to read more »

Peaches Christ Reminds Us “Whatever Happened to Bianca del Rio?” and Other Child Stars by Kevin M. Thomas

October is shaping up to be a salute to Bette Davis of sorts. Later in the month, the drag version of “Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte” makes its premiere at the Castro. But before then, Peaches Christ will put her spin on the Davis classic “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 3pm […] Click to read more »

Christ, Cher and Coco Make a Spoofy Drag Screening of “Witches” Fun with a Cherry on Top by Kevin M. Thomas

When a classic movie comes to the Castro and famous drag queens are set to arrive in San Francisco, it can mean only one thing€“ Peaches Christ is doing a screening. The popular SF drag queen and her ‘€œchildren of the popcorn’ are in for another treat March 21 as Christ takes on  “The Witches […] Click to read more »

Peaches Christ and Lady Bear Drag Up Sci-Fi Flick in SF Spoof by Kevin M. Thomas

After a very successful UK tour, drag goddess Peaches Christ brings her spoofy “Bear-barella” to San Francisco at the exciting new Club Oasis Feb. 26-28. Christ is excited to make her Oasis debut as she’s been looking for a more intimate venue for quite some time. She still has lots of projects for the larger  […] Click to read more »

HBO Series “Looking” Better Than Ever by Kevin M. Thomas

“Looking,” the gay hip San Francisco-based HBO series, returns Sunday, Jan. 11 to new and exciting episodes. The season premiere picks right up where it left off last year – Patrick and Agustin healing their wounds from broken romances by finding comfort in the arms of other men while Dom is trying on monogamy for […] Click to read more »

Theatre Bay Area is So Gay this Fall! by Kevin M. Thomas

There is a lot of progressive and independent shows that have a gay twist or theme. Heck, even the big Broadway shows like “Kinky Boots” have a GLBT theme this season. Left Coast Theatre Company is continuing their semi-annual collection of short gay plays. This season’s collection of shorts is “Shock & Awww,” playing at […] Click to read more »

“Showgirls” Grinds On: Peaches Christ Brings The Classically Bad Movie Back to San Francisco August 23rd by Kevin M. Thomas

Peaches Christ has screened “Showgirls,” the worst reviewed movie of all time, every summer for 17 years in San Francisco. Her annual summer midnight screenings may have been spread out through the year with Christ offering up different movies to every season. But one has remained the same: the god-awful “Showgirls.” Every year, Peaches Christ […] Click to read more »

Peaches Christ Keeps Busy Beyond “Nine to Five” by Kevin M. Thomas

Joshua Grannell’s drag persona Peaches Christ has been in so many “trans”ed” up productions that her resume is as impressive as anyone on the stage today. “Showgirls,” “Mommie Dearest,” “Grey Gardens,” “Carrie,” “Silence of the Lambs,” “Death Becomes Her” and even “Xanadu” have all been camped up and brought to life on stage. With excitement surrounding every […] Click to read more »

Film Festival Hit “Test” Has Several Screenings From SF to LA to NY in the Coming Weeks by Kevin M. Thomas

Progressive Pulse caught up with director Chris Mason Johnson and star Scott Marlowe just before their screening of their film “Test,” which was one of the best movies from last year’s Frameline Film Festival, “Test,” is opening for a limited theatrical run June 6 in the Bay Area and June 13 in Los Angeles and New […] Click to read more »

“The Man That Got Away” Musical Short May Be Leaving SF Soon But Has More Life With Judy Garland Ahead By Kevin M. Thomas

Trevor Anderson has been making the film festival circuit for about a year now with his 25 minute musical gem “The Man That Got Away.” The film plays in a series of shorts called “Something Real” during the Frameline LGBT Film Festival on Thursday, June 27 at 1:45pm at the Castro Theatre. Anderson tells us […] Click to read more »