Smart Phone Gives Two Bay Area Filmmakers More Than 15 Minutes of Fame by Kevin M. Thomas

Patrick Gilles has dreams just like the rest of us. But his dream of making a movie has been realized and he is now basking in the limelight with his co-writer and co-director Hooman Khalili, a San Francisco radio personality. This may end up being more than 15 minutes of fame as Gilles and Khalili […] Click to read more »

Tranny “Golden Girls” bring bigger and better Christmas episodes to SF by Kevin M. Thomas

Those girls are back and more golden than ever. It’s become a San Francisco tradition – the tranny version of “The Golden Girls” will be in San Francisco to perform the TV series Christmas episodes. This year, they are at a much larger venue, the Victoria Theatre, and they’ll have 11 performances between Dec. 1-23. […] Click to read more »

What’s on the Fringe: A Whole Lot of San Francisco Theatre by Kevin M. Thomas

The San Francisco Fringe Festival arrived with its usual eclectic array of interesting works of theatre – from experimental to solo performances – well, in essence, shows on the fringe. It plays through September 19 at mostly Exit Theatres near Union Square. Representing the GLBT audience, the Fringe has a lot to offer. Baggage: A […] Click to read more »

“Patrik Age 1.5” review: Gay marriage in movies – isn’t new to other countries by Kevin M. Thomas

One of the few drawbacks of a film festival is you see a terrific movie and then if it doesn’t have a distributor, you may not see it again for a along time – if ever. I don’t know if that is the case with “Patrik 1.5” but it sure has taken its time to […] Click to read more »

“Evil” and Christ come to San Francisco’s International Film Festival by Kevin M. Thomas

Film director/writer Joshua Grannell sat down with Progressive Pulse to discuss his feature film debut, “All About Evil,” which premieres at the San Francisco International Film Festival on May 1 at the Castro Theatre. Besides sharing some stories about making the movie, Grannell gives Progressive Pulse a scoop with breaking news heard here first. Sitting […] Click to read more »