“Eat With Me” – Worth the Wait by Kevin M. Thomas

We all really should take advantage of more film festivals. Sometimes we discover some great gems that may never get the distribution they deserve. Other times, it takes almost a year before the movie hits the general public. As is the case of “Eat With Me,” coming to On-Demand on May 5 and on DVD […] Click to read more »

Getting Chummy With Accomplished Actor/Writer/Director & Talking About His “WTFamily” by Kevin M. Thomas

Rodney “Rhoda” Taylor has made a mark on the San Francisco theatre scene. We met up with him at the Hotel Mark Twain to discuss how his roles at Left Coast Theatre Company have blossomed over the years, reaching its pinnacle in the company’s current production, “WTFamily,” running through April 25 at the Shelton Theatre. […] Click to read more »

Travel to Cuba is Now a Reality and Much Easier if You Follow the 12 Categories that were Enacted as of January 16th By Steve V. Rodriguez

The hot topic at the recent The New York Times Travel Show was Cuba! With President Obama quickly easing restrictions and lifting the embargo between America and Cuba, this one act will end a 54-year old embargo that has severed the ties between the two countries. Although the road ahead is a long one, including […] 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 »

Nasty Ass Bitch Keeps The “Hella” and “Gay” in Hella Gay Comedy by Kevin M. Thomas

Bejeweled in the latest Thrift Town accessories and smelling actually quite lovely in the dollar store perfume she’s calling “the luck of the draw” because she couldn’t remember the name from the one she grabbed from the bin, I had a nice little chat with  Nasty Ass Bitch about Hella Gay Comedy. Don’t think I’m […] Click to read more »

A Striped Down, All-Male Version of Romeo & Juliet entitled, “Shakespeares’s R& J” in San Francisco by Kevin M. Thomas

Ben Randle wears many hats. When you see him, you can see why as he would look good in any hat. Yet the handsome professional’s contribution to the arts seems more behind the scenes instead of in the spotlight. First and foremost, he’s a top notch public relations professional for the New Conservatory Theatre Center. There’s […] Click to read more »

“Futuro Beach” is a transitory and visual story told in three parts about how love can change the course of life By Steve V. Rodriguez

Told in three parts, “Futuro Beach” is a transitory film that begins in the volatile beaches of Brazil and transports the viewer to the ever-evolving city of Berlin. Director, Karim Ainouz ignites his film with a visual and aggressive start featuring two German motorcyclists in full throttle heading to the beach. The extreme sport launch has the […] Click to read more »

Chat With Director Who Continues Festival Rounds Bringing Stellar “Lilting” to Outfest by Kevin M. Thomas

Shortly after winning an honorable mention at San Francisco’s Frameline Film Festival, we caught up with “Lilting” director Hong Khaou to discuss his well received film as he prepares to take it to Los Angeles’ Outfest on July 16. While the film festival darling has been winning audiences over since Sundance, Khaou shares with us […] Click to read more »

Government Labeled “Faggot” Shares His Life Long Fight For Equality & Love in Outfest Interview by Kevin M. Thomas

Tony Sullivan’s story is one that is hard to believe. If he were straight, he would have had a fairy tale love story that was free of prejudice and a 40 year fight with the American legal system. Sullivan, half of a beautiful couple with his partner Richard Adams, has spent most of his life […] Click to read more »

Robin Williams depicts a man who’s living a lie, but tempted by a young escort in the new film, BOULEVARD By Steve V. Rodriguez Outfest Screening July 13

What happens when you live a lie and deny who you really are? Well often what follows is undue stress, sickness, wasting time and hurting others. The last two are present in the new film, “Boulevard”, starring Robin Williams, who plays, Nolan, a  60 year old man who loves his wife, but has denied his […] Click to read more »