Frameline44: Behind Every Great Performance is a “Stage Mother”

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Sidney Lumet. Garry Marshall. George Cukor. Thom Fitzgerald.These are names of actor’s directors…directors who have a strong connection to understand and to accommodate the actor – usually getting the best performances from their cast. Lumet and Cukor often directed actors to their award-winning performances. Marshall was often criticized for his […] Click to read more »

San Francisco’s Frameline Fest Offers a Wide Range of LGBT Narrative Features

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Frameline, San Francisco’s LGBT film festival, begins its 43rd event beginning June 20, 2019.As the oldest LGBT festival, Frameline certainly isn’t showing its age.While it would be impossible to catch every film prior to the festival beginning (but I did try), here’s a sampling of some of the noteworthy narrative […] Click to read more »