This “Summer” Heats Things Up at La Jolla Playhouse

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev “Summer” is coming to Southern California. Not speaking of one of the four seasons, but something even hotter: “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” makes its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse and is selling out most of its run through Dec. 17 faster than you can sing Donna Summer’s […] Click to read more »

Film Festival Favorites Ready To View On Your Own Screen by Kevin M. Thomas

This is an exciting time to create your own film festival at home. Many fest favorites are coming to DVD and VOD in the new month – some even will have a quick theatrical run prior. I love film festivals so I can discover little gems that won’t ever play a multiplex. It’s fun to find  a movie and […] Click to read more »

Interconnecting Vignettes Add to Flavor of “Beautiful” Film Fest Favorite at Frameline and Outfest by Kevin M. Thomas

“Beautiful Something” is something beautiful. So it’s easy to see why I kept screwing up the title when I sat down and had a chit-chat with director/writer Joseph Graham and one of the  films’s actors Brian Sheppard. Graham and Sheppard are out about town promoting their terrific film, which screens at San Francisco’s LGBTQ Film […] Click to read more »

West Coast Premiere of Colman Domingo’s “Wild With Happy” is a cathartic journey to Disney World in search of redemption and peace By: Steve V. Rodriguez

It’s easy to fall in love with Colman Domingo, the actor who was nominated for a TONY for “The Scottsboro Boys” and starred in “Passing Strange”, which was truly ahead of it’s time for Broadway. The gifted actor is not afraid to grow and take risks as he continues to explore his own original material. […] Click to read more »