Ben Whishaw: The gay interview

Posted on 18 Dec 2014 at 8:53am

As our final lead-up to The Hollywood Issue on Friday, we offer up an interview with the notoriously private Ben Whishaw, who — aside from his work in films like Skyfall and Cloud Atlas — will be appearing soon in Paddington and the supernatural drama Lilting. Lawrence Ferber tracked down Whishaw and Lilting’s writer/director Hong Khaou. [...]

DFW Film Critics name ‘Birdman’ best of 2014

Posted on 15 Dec 2014 at 10:04am

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, of which I am a voting member, named the fantasy Birdman as the top film of 2014 in its annual poll

REVIEW: ‘Foxcatcher’

Posted on 26 Nov 2014 at 5:09am

Miller has made a haunting story that doesn’t haunt you, a tragedy with no flawed protagonist to sympathize for. Foxcatcher, like John Du Pont, is a cypher

Movie review: ‘Interstellar’

Posted on 06 Nov 2014 at 7:55am

Movie review: ‘Interstellar’

‘Horns’ of a dilemma

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 6:00am

Is it possible to recommend people see the worst movie of the year? Kinda   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor To call Horns the worst movie of all time is neither fair nor completely accurate. I have seen thousands of movies, and many hundreds of those were downright terrible. Most of the terrible ones [...]

Q Cinema: Our preview starts here

Posted on 08 Oct 2014 at 10:04am

Club King, The 10 Year Plan launch 16th annual Q Cinema gay film fest in Fort Worth on Thursday

Fluid mechanics

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:35am

Sex, toilets & hygiene converge in the strange German comedy ‘Wetlands’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The first image of Wetlands is a cleft of human flesh. A woman’s breasts? A man’s buttocks? A bicep? It’s sensual and erotic and you don’t even know what you’re looking at. It’s also a fantasy that [...]

Origins of love

Posted on 05 Sep 2014 at 6:30am

A gay love story is an unlikely frontrunner in this year’s Oscar race. Inside the making of Ira Sachs’ ‘Love Is Strange’ with John Lithgow and Alfred Molina LAWRENCE W. FERBER  | Contributing Writer When Love Is Strange first received Oscar buzz this past winter at the Sundance and Berlin film festivals, Alfred Molina’s daughter [...]

Psych!

Posted on 01 Aug 2014 at 7:20am

Woody proves himself a Coward in a medium ‘Magic in the Moonlight’ Many filmmakers are lovers of magic, probably because the professions of director and magician have similar skill sets: Adeptness at sleight of hand, misdirection and showing your audience only as much as they need to know for you to trick them. And they [...]

Ohh, myyy!

Posted on 18 Jul 2014 at 6:15am

Out actor, icon and activist George Takei mixes social media savvy with a social message George Takei knows the power of a cat meme. Of all things, it’s the pussy that gave him a platform and set the stage for something more than just pervy postings and silly jests: gay activism. Best known as Sulu [...]