Short & bittersweet

Posted on 10 Feb 2017 at 6:15am

The Oscar-nominated short films are ripe with political importance; also, how ‘The Salesman’ might be this year’s martyred frontrunner This year’s Academy Awards season is a jumble for prognosticating, in no small part because cultural issues like #OscarsSoWhite, the travel ban and other horrors of the Trump presidency give the academy a chance to take […]

Film reviews: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ and ’13th’

Posted on 03 Feb 2017 at 8:48am

Film reviews: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ and ’13th’

All about my daughter

Posted on 27 Jan 2017 at 6:00am

Almodovar delves into women (again) in Hitchcockian ‘Julieta’ Pedro Almodovar shot to international fame on a reputation grounded as a director of dark-natured but colorfully-decorated women’s comedies — sexually frank, slightly desperate yet as bright as the Gaudi architecture of his native Madrid. But as prevalent as that theme is in Women on the Verge […]

Gay critics group picks top films, TV for 2016, including ‘Moonlight’

Posted on 26 Jan 2017 at 2:41pm

Gay critics group picks top films, TV for 2016

The Oscar nominations are out and as expected ‘Moonlight’ is a major contender

Posted on 24 Jan 2017 at 8:08am

The Oscar nominations are out and as expected ‘Moonlight’ is a major contender

What a Kroc

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 6:15am

Michael Keaton plays the man who invented an industry in ‘The Founder’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor Who cured polio? Jonas Salk, right? No — Albert Sabin’s oral vaccine was easier to give, had longer-lasting effects and was more widely used almost from Day One. And Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, yes? Well, […]

2016 in entertainment… Screen

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 6:00am

Critical rankings of the best of 2016 in screen, stage, tube/online and books  … plus our local Actor of the Year ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com 2016 is the year of Hollywood finally went black, and should never go back. Following the “Oscars so white” controversies of the past two seasons, minority issues — […]

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence — the gay interview

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 9:33am

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence — the gay interview

It’s showtime!

Posted on 23 Dec 2016 at 6:15am

The annual flood of Christmas movies is upon us, starring ‘Passengers,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Sing,’ ‘Fences,’ ‘Lion’ … and many more The year got off to a slow start for the movies, with only Deadpool, The Jungle Book and The Lobster resonating much, but then things started to look up late summer and early fall. Now […]

Megan Mullally — the gay interview

Posted on 22 Dec 2016 at 6:59am

On James Franco and a ‘Will & Grace’ reunion: Megan Mullally — the gay interview