REVIEW: ‘Ant-Man’

Posted on 16 Jul 2015 at 1:36pm

Like the first Iron Man, Ant-Man has a snarky star (Paul Rudd, a sort of less cynical version of Robert Downey Jr.) and a comedic sensibility that lightens up the nastier bits (when the mad scientist unsuccessfully experiments on minimizing a cute lamb, what’s left is a teaspoon of goo, meaning this is the first lamb to become its own side of mint jelly)

A gay film fest, right on your browser

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 7:20am

Outfest Los Angeles is one of the oldest film festivals in the country focused entirely on LGBT-themed movies. Now in its 34th year, it attracts as many as 40,000 attendees to its 11-day celebration of queer cinema. And since this year’s fest has just gotten underway, unless you’ve already booked a trip to El Lay, [...]

‘Infinitely Polar Bear,’ ‘The Wolfpack’

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:20am

The 4th of July is one of the biggest movie weekends of the year, so it’s not just Magic Mike XXL and the other big tentpole film, Terminator Genisys, that are competing for your attention. Here are two more weekend releases to look for (both now playing at the Angelika Mockingbird Station). Infinitely Polar Bear. [...]

More than meets the eyes

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 6:30am

Texas-bred dreamboat Matt Bomer talks fatherhood, mancrushing with Channing Tatum and his up-sized role in ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Matt Bomer is not buying all the buzz about Matt Bomer. Channeling his trademark charm, the actor calls it “sheer fallacy” that anyone — let alone heterosexual men — could possibly find his piercing baby-blue eyes swoon-worthy. And [...]

Death & the maiden

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 7:20am

The sleeper of the summer, ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ comes of age ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Chances are, if you’re a movie buff, you’ve been hotly awaiting this weekend so you could see one of the best moviegoing experiences of the summer. And you’re right. But probably for the [...]

Oak Cliff Film Festival kicks off with transgender film ‘Tangerine’

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 7:25am

North Texas’ newest film festival is surely the Oak Cliff Film Fest, which begins its 4th iteration on Thursday as three venues (the Texas Theatre, The Kessler and Bishop Arts Theatre) join to display an array of interesting art film. And perhaps the most anticipated film of all is the opening night feature. Tangerine was [...]

When Ari met Lloyd

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 7:20am

‘Entourage’s’ Rex Lee, on being gay and Asian in Hollywood, working with George Takei and why marriage equality still seems like a dream ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor While the TV series — and now feature film — Entourage has always been generously populated by bikini-clad bimbos and horny, boob-obsessed straight guys, for [...]

‘Spy’ star Rose Byrne: The gay interview

Posted on 04 Jun 2015 at 7:41am

Rose Byrne talked about the disparity between women and men in Hollywood films and her caveat when it comes to playing gay

What to watch: The latest DVD and Blu-ray releases

Posted on 02 Jun 2015 at 7:27am

Reviews of Birdman, Maude, Dear White People, Into the Woods, The Babadook and more

FILM REVIEW: In time for our fashion issue, a look at designer ‘Saint Laurent’

Posted on 21 May 2015 at 12:24pm

You’ll learn virtually nothing about YSL’s historical influence from watching Saint Laurent, which is surprising considering that the film runs a hefty two-and-a-half hours