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Good as Golding: an interview with 'Monsoon' actor Henry Golding

Good as Golding: an interview with 'Monsoon' actor Henry Golding

By Gregg Shapiro

Actor and straight ally Henry Golding has become one of the most recognizable names and faces on film. In his latest independent feature, 'Monsoon' he plays a gay man returning to Vietnam.

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By Brian Bromberger | November 23, 2020

Following the success of his debut feature, 'God's Own Country,' writer/director Francis Lee's 'Ammonite' is definitely worth watching, primarily for the incandescent performances from Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

By Gregg Shapiro | November 23, 2020

IN 'Uncle Frank,' Alan Ball's second full-length feature, Peter Macdissi plays Walid, the partner of Frank (Paul Bettany). Both warily travel from Manhattan to the deep South for a family funeral. Macdissi discussed his work on the film.


By Jim Provenzano | November 21, 2020

What do you do when your neighbor is a famed local costume designer? If you're Daniel Navarro, you make a film about him. In 'My Neighbor, Miguel,' the life and creations of gay Latino designer Miguel Gutierrez gets a well-deserved intimate portrait.

By Gregg Shapiro | November 17, 2020

Gay filmmaker David Freyne gets personal with his Ireland-set queer rom-com 'Dating Amber.' Set in 1995, two students at a Catholic high school —Eddie, who's gay, and Amber, who's a lesbian— decide to 'date' each other.


By Jim Provenzano | November 15, 2020

Short films by nine Black queer, trans, and nonbinary emerging youth filmmakers will be streamed online, with a drive-in opening night at Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center.

By Brian Bromberger | November 10, 2020

'Proud' portrays the evolution of a family over three decades, using important gay rights decisions in France as markers for significant events in the character's lives. 'Bare' documents an all-male nude dance created by Thierry Smits in 2016.


By Gregg Shapiro | November 10, 2020

There's so much familiar territory visited in gay writer/director Thom Fitzgerald's 'Stage Mother' that watching it conjures feelings of déjà vu.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 3, 2020

Gay activist and filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas discusses his third film, the intense and passionate 'The Lawyer,' about a bisexual Syrian refugee and his legal advocate.


By Jim Provenzano | November 1, 2020

While you're waiting for the real election results, which could takes days (or longer), take a gander at some election films. From fictional to biographical, comedic and dramatic to darkly satiric, here's our Dem vs. Repub baker's dozen of movie choices.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 27, 2020

In the mood for something spooky? Here are some movies (and a book) you can watch to enhance your Halloween season. All titles have a decidedly queer twist.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 20, 2020

Three new horror films borrow known tropes with varying results. In 'Spiral,' a gay protagonist couple faces off with some creepy neighbors; also, 'Rent-A-Pal,' 'Followed,' and The Boulet Brothers' 'Dragula: Resurrection' are reviewed.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 13, 2020

50 Years of Fabulous, Jethro Patalinghug's stirring documentary about the half-century history of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, shows the past five decades of the council's growth and glamorous moments, including founder José Sarria.


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