‘Spotlight,’ ‘Mad Max’ big winners at the Oscars

Posted on 29 Feb 2016 at 7:54am

‘Spotlight,’ ‘Mad Max’ big winners at the Oscars, with ‘Revenant’ and Sam Smith in tow

Caste off

Posted on 19 Feb 2016 at 6:15am

DFW’s South Asian Film Festival explores the taboo of being gay in India in ‘Aligarh’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Apurva Asrani remembers the day (really the moment) that he first heard a story that would encapsulate the risks of being gay in India … and forms the core of his first screenplay. “I […]

A father’s love

Posted on 19 Feb 2016 at 6:00am

‘An Act of Love’ documents a minister defrocked for sanctifying his gay son’s wedding When Tim Schaefer asked his dad, Frank (a Methodist minister), to officiate at his wedding in 2007, the proud papa eagerly agreed. It’s the kind of request that happens a lot in families with a member of the clergy. What set […]

Queer Clips: ‘Zoolander 2,’ ‘Boy and the World’

Posted on 12 Feb 2016 at 7:20am

The original Zoolander came out just weeks after 9/11, at a time when pundits had declared irony dead. A send-up of fashion culture, mocked male models and inane themes and was pretty much a mess. But while a modest success in its initial run, the intervening 15 years of exposure have allowed its silly charms […]

Dallas Voice’s Tuesday Big Movie lineup at the Magnolia

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 8:44am

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. The schedule lets movie buffs plan their Tuesdays all the way from now through Mother’s Day. Here is this quarter’s lineup:. Feb. 23: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Milos […]

Queer Clips: The Oscar-nominated live action and animated shorts

Posted on 29 Jan 2016 at 7:25am

One of my favorite things each Oscar season is the release at the Magnolia Theatre of the short films that otherwise are almost impossible to see. Each winter, they rotate the animated and live action shorts (the Texas Theatre often runs the documentary short programs as well). And that week has arrived. There’s always a […]

Oscar nominations are out, and there are some surprises

Posted on 14 Jan 2016 at 8:29am

Oscar nominations are out, and there are some surprises

Golden Globe Awards: All the winners!

Posted on 10 Jan 2016 at 10:04pm

Golden Globe Awards: All the winners!

FILM REVIEW: ‘The Revenant’

Posted on 07 Jan 2016 at 8:16am

‘The Revenant’ is the year’s most harrowing epic

The year in entertainment: movies

Posted on 25 Dec 2015 at 6:30am

Critical rankings of the best of 2015 in screen ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com As 2015 drew to a close, it became clear that this was a solid year for good movies — many from unexpected corners. Who knew, for instance, that studio-led crowdpleasers like The Force Awakens or Mad Max: Fury Road could convey […]