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Robin de Jesús: from Camp to Boom

Robin de Jesús: from Camp to Boom

By Gregg Shapiro

Robin de Jesús discusses his new more mature role in the film 'tick, tick... Boom,' plus his earlier work onstage and film in 'Rent,' 'The Boys in the Band' and 'In the Heights.'

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 23, 2021

Oren Jacoby's documentary 'On Broadway' covers a lot of ground. The film, which celebrates Broadway's unique ability to bounce back bigger than ever after facing adversity, is now available on DVD and streaming online.

By Brian Bromberger | November 23, 2021

The Italian fashion dynasty are the stars of the new Ridley Scott film 'House of Gucci,' based on the Sara Gay Forden nonfiction book. Heralded as one of the best movies of 2021, it is decidedly not that, but more of a glitzy melodrama.

By Gregg Shapiro | November 22, 2021

Michael ('Buyer & Cellar' off-Broadway, 'Ugly Betty' costar on TV) Urie stars as Peter, the romantic lead in Netflix's entry in the gay holiday movie genre, 'Single All the Way.'

By Brian Bromberger | November 16, 2021

In part 2 of our Best AIDS films articles, we focus on films that humanized PWAs and universalized their experiences by raising awareness of how they lived, what they thought and felt, sometimes with humor and a musical song and dance.

By Brian Bromberger | November 10, 2021

This year is the 40th anniversary of the start of the AIDS pandemic. It is worth reflecting on how cinema has portrayed the disease and those afflicted with it.

By Brian Bromberger | November 9, 2021

Frameline's Fall Showcase, Nov. 11 & 12, will feature four in-person screenings at the Castro Theatre, while the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival will run online from November 11-14.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 9, 2021

Ruthe Stein's new book, 'Sitting Down With the Stars: Interviews with 100 Hollywood Legends,' is packed with selected interviews from her lengthy journalism career, including a number of Oscar winners.

By Brandon Judell | November 8, 2021

'Mayor Pete,' a highly moving unveiling of everyone's favorite queer presidential candidate, debuts worldwide on Amazon on Nov. 12. This is the latest of the many offerings produced and/or directed by Jesse Moss.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 5, 2021

A long unseen gay cinema classic will screen at the Brava Theater on November 12. Arthur J. Bressan Jr.'s 1979 'Forbidden Letters' is an X-rated mood piece whose lead actors don't just have sex on camera, they make love.

By Jim Provenzano | November 2, 2021

Here's an update on several LGBT arts events taking place in-person and online, including a short film about a political drag queen, a hair salon's fun events, and a new performer showcase produced by the SF LGBT Center.

By Michael Flanagan | November 1, 2021

Although he worked as a dancer, choreographer, and shop owner, Wakefield Poole is best known for his groundbreaking feature-length gay erotic films, particularly 'Boys in the Sand.'

By Gregg Shapiro | October 26, 2021

Patrick Sammon and Bennett Singer's documentary 'Cured' focuses on the background, struggle, and eventual victory that convinced the historic 1973 decision by the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness.

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