Now ‘Sissy’ dat walk

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 7:15am

Del Shores unites Leslie Jordan, Willam Belli and others for  his film version of ‘Southern Baptist Sissies’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   Life+Style Editor The last time Leslie Jordan was in the Round-Up Saloon, he wasn’t actually in the Round-Up Saloon. “They wouldn’t let me in because I had a man-purse — they said, ‘I’m sorry, [...]

Jodo’s mojo

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 6:00am

How ‘Dune’ almost never was — but coulda been better   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor If you’re a gay man of a certain age, you surely have memories of Sting’s appearance in the David Lynch film Dune, clad only in a lightning bolt-shaped codpiece, sweating his way across the galaxy in search of [...]

Q Cinema debuts lesbian film fest

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 7:45am

  Q Cinema, Fort Worth’s gay and lesbian film fest,  moved its major multi-day festival event to the fall last year (it’ll return Oct. 9–12), but that doesn’t mean it has given up on a spring fling. The first-ever Lesbian Film Festival will play all Saturday (with two “manly” films thrown in at the beginning and [...]

REVIEW: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Posted on 03 Apr 2014 at 4:14pm

Ever since Marvel Studios smelled money in the water by in-sourcing its superhero universe with essentially unified storytelling, instead of farming it out to the highest bidder (other studios still control Spider-Man, X-Men and the Fantastic Four), the genre has been a blockbuster of blockbusters: Franchises stacked upon each other, with occasional crossovers whether small [...]

REVIEW: ‘Ernest and Celestine’

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 at 10:53am

Charming and predictable, E&C is a great kids’ movie that also has a notable moral: That of accepting others’ differences.

Stritch marks

Posted on 07 Mar 2014 at 6:15am

It’s Elaine’s world, and we get to watch her live it   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor The last time I interviewed Elaine Stritch, more than a decade ago, the call had to take place at 11 p.m. Eastern, because she was used to getting off the stage around then and was wired. So [...]

My Oscar picks!

Posted on 01 Mar 2014 at 12:28pm

My Oscar picks!

REVIEWS: ‘Omar,’ ‘The Wind Rises’

Posted on 28 Feb 2014 at 10:13am

The Oscars are this Sunday, and you have a chance to see two of the nominees beforehand at the Angelika: The Wind Rises (nominated for best animated feature) and Omar (nominated for best foreign language film). Both are worth your time.

REVIEW: ‘Pompeii’

Posted on 21 Feb 2014 at 9:42am

REVIEW: ‘Pompeii’

Teenage dream

Posted on 07 Feb 2014 at 7:55am

Out actor Michael J. Willett is proud to be everyone’s new ‘G.B.F.’   LAWRENCE FERBER  | Contributing Writer “My face has Permanent Embryo Syndrome,” Michael J. Willett says half-jokingly, “so I’ll probably be playing high school roles for another 10 years or so.” Don’t believe his lament truly bothers him. The youthful, openly gay actor [...]