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 scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com 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 lawrencewferber@hotmail.com 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 lawrencewferber@hotmail.com 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.