Tossing Rice

Posted on 02 Oct 2015 at 6:00am

Q Cinema film fest includes a timely, Texas-based doc on marriage equality SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer For LGBT Texans and their allies, Feb. 26, 2014 was noteworthy if not revolutionary. On that day, San Antonio federal judge Orlando Garcia ruled that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. While Judge Garcia stayed his [...]

Queer Clips: Francois Ozon’s ‘The New Girlfriend’

Posted on 25 Sep 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s one you haven’t seen before. Still grieving the death of her BFF Laura, who died shortly after giving birth to a girl, Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) visits Laura’s widower, David (Romain Duris), and finds him wearing Laura’s clothes. David explains he’s always been into cross-dressing, except while he was married to Laura; and whatever he’s [...]

Dallas filmmaker wins award from Louisiana film festival

Posted on 24 Sep 2015 at 9:47am

Robert L. Camina, director of Raid of the Rainbow Lounge received the PACE Paragon Award from the North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Brick layers

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 7:45am

Roland Emmerich’s new film ‘Stonewall’ stirred controversy when its trailer debuted, but will that distract from the real story?   lawrence ferber  | Contributing Writer Who threw the first brick at the Stonewall riots in 1969 — which launched the modern LGBT rights movement and subsequent annual gay Pride parades — has been a [...]

Dallas Voice’s Tuesday Big Movie lineup at the Magnolia

Posted on 17 Sep 2015 at 4:57pm

Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre shows its commitment to classic film (and not just the hottest new Hollywood releases) with its weekly Big Movie New Classic Series. Each Tuesday night at 7:30 and 10 p.m., the Uptown arthouse screens a different film with contemporary appeal, from modern comedies to Golden Age epics to camp classics and more. [...]

Laverne & surly

Posted on 04 Sep 2015 at 6:30am

Longtime gay icon Lily Tomlin teams with new trans role model Laverne Cox for the dramedy ‘Grandma’   lawrence ferber  | Contributing Writer A pair of LGBT icons from different generations — beloved septuagenarian Lily Tomlin, and more recently minted trailblazer, Laverne Cox — come together in the acclaimed feature dramedy, Grandma. It’s certainly an [...]

22 films to put on your radar this awards season

Posted on 03 Sep 2015 at 8:03am

Here’s a roundup of 22 films, from now until the end of the year, that show the most promise to be critical darlings … or at least offer appeal to LGBT audiences

Zachary Quinto: The gay interview

Posted on 24 Aug 2015 at 9:16am

As he swings open the door on a traditionally gay-less genre by breaking down Hollywood stereotypes, Quinto spoke to us about recognizing his unique place as the go-to gay when it comes to action flicks and how he “definitely” thinks the world is ready for a gay James Bond. Plus, why he believes, despite the recent Supreme Court ruling on marriage, our fight for equality is far from over.

Tangerine dream

Posted on 24 Jul 2015 at 6:00am

Indie filmmaker Sean Baker took 2 trans actresses and an iPhone to the streets of L.A. and created the must-see movie at this year’s Sundance Filmmaker Sean Baker hit it big in 2012 with Starlet, his sexually graphic, acclaimed film about the unlikely friendship between a crotchety old woman and the young, porn actress who [...]

Codgers & monsters

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 7:25am

Ian McKellen, Bill Condon reunite for another masterful character study ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The first time most American moviegoers heard about Ian McKellen, believe it or not, was in 1998. That’s when he received his first Oscar nomination for God & Monsters, playing ageing movie director James Whale in his last [...]