TOM OF FINLAND, the Film Places the Man Behind the Scenes into the Forefront of His Iconic Homoerotica

By Steve V. Rodriguez The new film, TOM OF FINLAND is a thoroughly engaging epic film that spans the life of a man who may have created the most iconic homoerotic art of our time. Known to most gay men, an arguably most gay millennials today,Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland’s art always elicits favorable […] Click to read more »

Don Cheadle Should Remain “Miles Ahead” of Competition Come Next Oscar Season by Kevin M. Thomas

To say “Miles Ahead” is an excellent documentary and will likely be remembered at awards season next year would be an inaccurate statement. Not because the film is substandard in any way. It’s because it’s not a documentary. Star/director/co-writer Don Cheadle has managed to bring Miles Davis back to life, channeling the jazz legend’s essence […] Click to read more »

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 »

“Paddington” hits a soft spot for the young and old and shows promising signs for future sequels By Steve V. Rodriguez

Upon my family’s recent December trip to London we couldn’t help notice the outpouring of love and chatter about the bear that’s grabbed the hearts of both young and old, while somehow crossing multi-generations of time. I’m talking about Paddington the bear: the furry brown bear with the red rain hat and blue duffle coat that […] Click to read more »

The Coming of Age Film, THE WAY HE LOOKS, is in line with the Next Wave of Gay Cinema that Focuses Less on Sexual Orientation, than with a Solid Storyline By Steve V. Rodriguez

From Brazil comes this sweet film that looks at three angst ridden teens in high school, who are all trying to fit in. What makes it different is director, Daniel Ribeiro’s approach to not have his actors over act, or fall into a campier method of writing a la ‘Glee’ or ‘G.B.F.’. The latter really […] Click to read more »

A Newlywed Couple Learns More About Each Other than they Bargained For in the New Horror Film, HONEYMOON

We caught up with Director, Leigh Janiak at Tribeca Film Festival to talk about her new horror film “Honeymoon”. We also had a chance to talk with one of the lead actors, Harry Treadaway who plays the newlywed husband in the film. The film is now out and available to rent on iTunes, see below. Check […] Click to read more »

The Outfest Legacy Awards at the Orpheum Theater in L.A. on Thursday, November 21st will Help to Preserve LGBT Film

The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project, a partnership with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, is the only program in the world dedicated to saving and protecting LGBT moving images. It is the largest publicly accessible and comprehensive collection of LGBT moving images in the world with more than 30,000 items and growing. The 9th annual […] Click to read more »

Buckler encourages men for Fall 2012 to speak their mind through riots

The preview for Buckler’s Fall 2012 Men’s collection did not occur on the runways this season, but came in the form of a short film. Stylist, Carlton Jones caught up with designer, Andrew Buckler to find out more about the inspiration of the new collection and talk about the innovative presentation. Check out the interview […] Click to read more »

LA’s OutFest has good mix of the old and the new by Kevin M. Thomas

A lot of this year’s OutFest gay and lesbian film festival echoes a lot of what San Francisco’s Frameline festival offered with the addition of several new entries and the return of some classics. The festival runs July 7-17 in theatres throughout Los Angeles. Here’s a brief look at some of Frameline’s best, which will also be highlights at OutFest. […] Click to read more »

San Francisco’s Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is Just Around the Corner by Kevin M. Thomas

Frameline, the world’s largest resource for LGBT media and film, is proud to announce the 35th anniversary of the internationally renowned San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. Tickets go on sale now. This year’s legendary showcase for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cinema runs June 16-26, with San Francisco screenings at the landmark Castro Theatre […] Click to read more »