Stream weavers

Posted on 30 Dec 2016 at 7:25am

The best (new) things on television — and the Internet — in 2016 ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com With so many platforms, doing an exhaustive rundown of what we call Tube — everything from traditional broadcast and basic cable TV, to premium cable, streaming services and Podcasts — would be nearly impossible. So we […]

Go nuts

Posted on 09 Dec 2016 at 6:00am

This year, we need a little Christmas, and TBT’s ‘Nutcracker’ fits the bill By almost any metric, 2016 has been a rough year. From elections to celebrity passings, the specter of grimness has loomed ominously. Which is why, sometimes, you just want to be filled with joy. Joyous is the word for Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. […]

A wonderful guy

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 6:15am

Out film professor Sean Griffin explores the majesty of ‘South Pacific’ Sean Griffin got lucky at the movies. Like, literally, his entire life was shaped by flicks of celluloid racing past his eyes. “ All of my earliest memories are related to movies,” he says. “My first conscious memory is holding my dad’s hand walking down […]

QUEER CLIPS

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:35am

  Late Bloomers.  Earlier this year, the USA Film Festival held an anniversary screening of Late Bloomers, an indie movie that boasted a kind of mini-legendary status on the Dallas film community. It was at the forefront of a spate of the New Gay Cinema in the mid-1990s, which saw serious stories about queer issues […]

Police seek help in ID’ing ATM robbers

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 at 11:53am

Dallas police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who tried to rob the ATM at Brazos Bank, 1625 N. Stemmons, about 5 o’clock Wednesday morning, Jan. 20. The bank is located just south of Oak Lawn Avenue in the Design District. Police said the two men, both wearing masks and gloves, […]

Review: ‘Folsom Forever’

Posted on 26 Jun 2015 at 7:25am

It’s still Pride Month for a few more days, so why not recommend a documentary that really presents the outer limits of what gay Pride means in some quarters? The DVD Folsom Forever: The Story of How a Kinky Rebellious Street Festival Captured the Heart of San Francisco (2015 Breaking Glass Pictures) turns an unflinching eye […]

Channel 11 report on Gates’ urging Scouts to end ban features Voice publisher/owner

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 11:58am

Yesterday (Thursday, May 21), Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates released a statement urging the Scouts to end their ban on gay Scouting leaders. Later in the afternoon, CBS Channel 11’s Steve Pickett came over to talk to Dallas Voice’s publisher and co-owner, Leo Cusimano, about Gates urging BSA to dump the anti-gay policy. […]

A gay week for DVDs — Texas-style

Posted on 07 Feb 2014 at 6:00am

G.B.F. is all about SoCal teens and their fluffy ways of handling romance. But two other films on DVD this week tackle issues in the gay community with a lot more seriousness — and both has a Texas bent. Pit Stop is former Dallas-based filmmaker Yen Tan’s award-winning romance about a tentative romance between two […]

IN BRIEF: ‘White Frog’

Posted on 07 Jun 2013 at 9:45am

  Nick Young (Booboo Stewart), a Chinese-American teen with Asperger’s, idolizes his big brother Chaz (Glee’s Harry Shum Jr.). Chaz is a popular kid who usually makes time for Nick, though not enough as it turns out: Chaz is killed in a traffic accident, leaving Nick to the demands of his Tiger Father (B.D. Wong) and […]

DVD and Blu-ray gift ideas: Queer appeal in a box

Posted on 20 Dec 2012 at 12:34pm

Tons of new and classic movies, TV shows and compilations are available, if you’re still looking for a good gift idea for that someone on your list. Here’s our rundown.