To have & Freeheld

Posted on 09 Oct 2015 at 6:00am

‘Freeheld’ screenwriter talks about how timely the news is for new gay film One of the most heart-wrenching documentaries in recent history, 2007’s Freeheld chronicled the intense fight of a terminal lung cancer-stricken police detective, Laurel Hester, to secure pension benefits for her surviving domestic partner, mechanic Stacie Andree, from New Jersey’s Orange County Freeholders […]

Queer Clips: Q Cinema lineup

Posted on 02 Oct 2015 at 7:20am

While the new documentary Out to Win offers a survey course on the topic of LGBT athletes, Game Face — which opens Q Cinema’s 17th season Thursday — is more specialized, focusing on just two. Belgian cinematographer Michiel Thomas, directing his first feature, follows lesbian transgender mixed martial arts fighter Fallon Fox and gay college […]

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.