Arts & Culture :: Movies

(Mis)representing

(Mis)representing

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 17, 2018

Tonight (Jan. 18) the GLBT Historical Society will explore how queer people have been portrayed on screen.

Insider view

Insider view

  • by David Lamble
  • Jan 17, 2018

As I watched the Magnolia Pictures doc "The Final Year" (opening Friday), I marveled at how director Greg Barker sliced and diced a tumultuous period for President Barack Obama's foreign policy team.

2018 Oscar picks

2018 Oscar picks

  • by David Lamble
  • Jan 17, 2018

It's time once again to play that favorite LGBTQ parlor game: name this year's batch of Best Picture Academy Award nominations.

January chilling at the Castro Theatre

January chilling at the Castro Theatre

  • by David Lamble
  • Jan 10, 2018

The Castro Theatre welcomes the New Year with a schedule peppered with films up for award-season honors.

Film Noir icons don't die

Film Noir icons don't die

  • by Erin Blackwell
  • Jan 10, 2018

Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame would have been 94 on Nov. 28, had she not died of stomach cancer in 1981.

Back in the saddle again

Back in the saddle again

  • by David Lamble
  • Jan 3, 2018

Writer-director Scott Cooper's "Hostiles," opening Friday, is a bleak but moving excursion along the closing Western frontier.

The rich are always with us

The rich are always with us

  • by Erin Blackwell
  • Jan 3, 2018

The latest film from septuagenarian bad-boy director Michael Haneke has the adolescently passive-aggressive title "Happy End."

Wintertime up on the Silver Screen

Wintertime up on the Silver Screen

  • by David Lamble
  • Jan 3, 2018

Following are a few film picks to while away Winter 2018.

10 More Winners on 2017 Screens

10 More Winners on 2017 Screens

  • by David Lamble
  • Dec 27, 2017

The second half of our top films of 2017 begins and ends with young men in love (Germany's "Center of My World," Britain's "God's Own Country.")

Kinky blonde: the career of Gloria Grahame

Kinky blonde: the career of Gloria Grahame

  • by Tavo Amador
  • Dec 27, 2017

Hollywood blondes of the 1950s: the most fascinating and enigmatic was Gloria Grahame (1923-81).

The year of too many movies

The year of too many movies

  • by Erin Blackwell
  • Dec 27, 2017

I've been reviewing movies for the local gay press for 25 years. Is that a boast or a confession?

Top 11 Films of 2017

Top 11 Films of 2017

  • by David Lamble
  • Dec 20, 2017

Marking 2017 are 11 films that cover themes including a glorious celebration of same-sex union ("Call Me by Your Name").

Resurrection of Tonya Harding

Resurrection of Tonya Harding

  • by Erin Blackwell
  • Dec 20, 2017

Tonya Harding is a name that lives in infamy.

Two Young Men Find Romance in Italy

Two Young Men Find Romance in Italy

  • by David Lamble
  • Dec 13, 2017

Romantic Italian director Luca Guadagnino's "Call Me by Your Name" provides LGBTQ filmgoers with a delicious boy-meets-boy romance.