Awaiting the fall

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

Hollywood tries to make up for a disappointing summer with a slate of film vying for Oscar honors and audiences ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor We had to wait until the very end of the summer to discover two truly excellent films with widespread appeal (Hell or High Water, easily the best film of […]

Out this week

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

Two films Dallas audiences first sampled at the USA Film Festival come to theaters and DVD this week. Opening Friday at the Angelikas in Dallas and Plano is Ira Sachs’  Little Men, a charming “New York story” about two young boys who “boycott” their parents until the adults stop quarrelling. It screened at last April’s festival. […]

That’s what friends are for

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 6:00am

Officially out spreading her creative wings, actress/writer/director Clea DuVall is ready for her ‘Intervention’ It took an intervention for Clea DuVall to finally come out of the closet publicly. While she’s played queer characters throughout her career as actress — in 1999’s But I’m A Cheerleader and more recently in HBO’s Veep — DuVall’s delightful […]

Meryl Streep: The gay interview with the icon and star of ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 8:31am

The ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ star on her legacy with LGBT fans

Gotham shitty

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

Dark but hopelessly convoluted, ‘Squad’ is half a good movie ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor As much as we (properly) complain that Hollywood has turned into a factory of pre-sold cartoon-based blockbusters without any original stories, you have to say: If that’s what you’re gonna do, then do it up right. And frankly, […]

Dress for success

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:15am

How out costume designer Orry-Kelly defied Hollywood   Director Gillian Armstrong rose to fame in the U.S. as part of the Aussie New Wave of filmmaking in the late 1970s and early ’80s — a movement that also included George Miller, Bruce Beresford, Peter Weir, Fred Schepisi and Phillip Noyce. Notably, Armstrong was the only […]

‘Tickle’ punk’d?

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Documentary unearths fetish culture … and the shady, scary figure behind it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Journalists routinely email subjects, asking them if they’d like to participate in a story. When David Farrier — a reporter based in New Zealand who specializes in human-interest stories about the bizarre — discovered a fetish […]

Kristen Stewart comes out

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 at 11:37am

Kristen Stewart comes out

Dallas Voice’s Tuesday Big Movie lineup at the Magnolia Theatre

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 10:40am

Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre’s weekly Big Movie New Classic Series, sponsored by Dallas Voice, screens a different classic film each Tuesday at 7:30 and 10 p.m. This quarter’s lineup is filled with amazing Oscar winners: Aug. 9: Now, Voyager. One of Bette Davis’ best weepers, a masterful romance with Paul Henreid lighting two cigarettes with one match. […]

Booze ’em buddies

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Patsy & Edina, aka Joanna & Jennifer, are back together, and still ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer Do I hear the pop of a champagne cork, darling? It’s been nearly 24 years since the BBC television series Absolutely Fabulous premiered as a testament to the hedonism of its era. Both Edina Monsoon […]