Oscar Nominations Aren’t Necessarily a Case of Black and White by Kevin M. Thomas

The Academy Award nominations were announced recently and everyone nominated in the acting categories is white. No color at all. While this does draw attention, it isn’t the first time that a movie or actor has been snubbed – whether they are of any color, race or sexual orientation. This year’s acting nominees the only […] Click to read more »

Talk With “Appropriate Behavior” Director Was Anything But By Kevin M. Thomas

Desiree Akhavan is a name that will soon be on everyone’s list and everyone’s A list. She’s a beautiful, intelligent, friendly and talented individual who happens to be the creative force behind one of Outfest’s best narrative features, “Appropriate Behavior.” I caught up with Desiree shortly after her successful screening at San Francisco’s Frameline Film Festival […] Click to read more »

“Chaplin” brings star Rob McClure into the limelight by Kevin M. Thomas

  There’s never been a more loving postcard to old Hollywood than you will find with the musical “Chaplin,” playing on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. I was lucky enough to see this wonderful production on its pre-Broadway run at the La Jolla Playhouse and I think it’s gotten better since reaching New York. […] Click to read more »