Tag: Angelika Film Center

Gay documentary wins award at AFFD

Among the honorees are Before You Know It, which screens tonight at 5:30 p.m., in the category best documentary feature. The film is about three gay seniors, including the owner of Robert’s Lafitte gay bar in Galveston

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REVIEW: ‘Bridegroom’ at USA Film Fest

Bridgegroom, which is just one of the gay-themed films at the USA Film Festival this weekend (it plays tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Angelika Mockingbird Station), traces they tragic but beautiful relationship as they struggled to achieve marriage equality and combat homophobia

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Man up

Glenn Close’s Oscar-nominated role as a gender-bending Irish butler with a secret fuels the fascinating ‘Albert Nobbs’ Twenty-four hours before The Golden Globes ceremony, where she was in the running for best actress in a drama...

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Dallas Video Fest gets a little queer

The Dallas Video Festival kicked off Wednesday, but they saved the gay content for this weekend. Here are some highlights. For a complete schedule and more information, visit VideoFest.org. Our New Family. Dallas-based...

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Princess of Persia

The lesbian romance “Circumstance’ breaks many taboos, but for director Maryam Keshavarz, it was simply a story that had to be told. The Arab Spring has meant a significant liberalization in Middle Eastern countries. But...

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Far from Brokeback

With ‘Hold Your Peace,’ SMU grad Wade McDonald adds his name to a budding local community of queer filmmakers SO HAPPY TOGETHER | Soon-to-be-marrieds Max (Tyler Brockington, above left) and Forrest (Blair Dickens) trigger mixed...

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QUEER CLIPS: USAFF Short Film Showcase

Hello Caller: A suicidal woman calls a help line only to find the man on the opposite end (gay filmmaker Tom Lenk, pictured, who produced and wrote the script) seems not to understand the situation. A gem of a comedy with very...

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‘The Fighter:’ ‘Rocky 2.0’

With all the homoeroticism (and lesbian subplot) in The Wrestler two years back, I was hoping The Fighter — with an always-buff Mark Wahlberg, above left, as an aspiring welterweight — might, Rocky III-esque, idealize the male...

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Movie Monday: ‘Black Swan’ in limited release

Darren Aronofsky’s ballet movie ‘Black Swan’ luxuriates in weirdness. Based on my vast inside information about the behind-the-scenes world of professional ballet — which I have culled exclusively from watching The Turning...

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There will be blood

Darren Aronofsky’s ballet movie ‘Black Swan’ luxuriates in weirdness. Wow ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com MIRROR, MIRROR | Nina (Natalie Portman) sees a lot of strange things looking back at her in...

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Face to Facebook

‘Catfish,’ a documentary about online relationships, is a gripping true mystery STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com 4.5 out of 5 Stars CATFISH Rated PG-13.  90 mins. Now playing at the Angelika Film...

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Todd, camp

Kids say the most appalling things (adults too) in Solondz’s wicked ‘Wartime’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com 4.5 out of 5 stars LIFE DURING WARTIME Allison Janney, Paul Reubens, Ally Sheedy, Ciaran...

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Pas de don’t

Movie about TBT director Sir Ben Stevenson mixes ballet with cliche STEVE WARREN  | Contributing Writer thinhead@mindspring.com EN POINTE | Bruce Greenwood, left, plays Ben Stevenson, now the artistic director of the Texas...

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Sex & Swinton

Queer fave Tilda Swinton plays mom to a gay kid (again) in ‘I Am Love’ LAWRENCE FERBER | Contributing Writer lawrencewferber@hotmail.com Playing an uber-shady corporate exec in Michael Clayton, Tilda Swinton snagged an Oscar for...

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