Arts & Culture

'Supernova' - the stars align in Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci's gay film

'Supernova' - the stars align in Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci's gay film

By Gregg Shapiro

Straight Colin Firth is playing gay again, in Harry Macqueen's 'Supernova,' and given his empathetic role, with Stanley Tucci as his husband, this time could potentially snag his second Oscar.

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By Gregg Shapiro | January 27, 2021

'Chickaboom!, the 2020 album by Tami Neilson, the self-described "hot rockin' lady of country, rockabilly and soul," Reigning queen of hip-hop soul Mary J. Blige's new remixes and other women musicians are bringing new and classic sounds.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 27, 2021

No one who's lived in Richmond, Virginia during the past fifty years will ever forget Dirtwoman. Donnie Corker was a colorful, counter-culture drag character in a town that is filled with counterculture eccentrics.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | January 26, 2021

GLAAD's report on LGBT representation on TV shows isn't great news, but some show's new seasons bring us a bi Batwoman, Zoey's singing gay pals and Dan Levy hosting 'SNL.'

By Philip Campbell | January 26, 2021

The touring concert 'Violins of Hope' brought a collection of instruments retrieved and restored from the Holocaust, to Northern California a year ago. One of the most memorable concerts in the triumphant tour is now available as a download and CD.


By Jim Piechota | January 26, 2021

Noted radical social thinker and Columbia gender studies professor Jack Halberstam's reputation precedes him, and his new creative exploration of desire reinforces his thought process behind how human sexuality becomes attracted to everything "wild."

By Jim Provenzano | January 24, 2021

The short film 'Hazte Sentir (Make Yourself Heard)' documents a moment in the lives of LGBT refugees in Manaus, the largest city in Brazil's Amazonas state. Cineola and Frameline share the collaborative film free online.


By Jim Provenzano | January 20, 2021

As Americans and people over the world heaved a heavy sigh of relief and joy with the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, one young poet stood out for her artistic contribution.

By Gregg Shapiro | January 19, 2021

Author and filmmaker Jesús Canchola Sánchez's new bilingual children's book 'Pepito Has a Doll' challenges stereotypes about masculinity in teen boys.


By Jim Gladstone | January 19, 2021

San Franciscans have had rare opportunities to catch exciting new shows performed in London and New York without traveling, even as nearby as Petaluma, where the gay-themed 'The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey' will stream for online audiences.

By Gregg Shapiro | January 19, 2021

Enjoy new music for the new year in a wide range of genres from LGBT artists young and older, including Fredo Viola, Tret Fure, Jay Thomas, Another Sky and Alex The Astronaut.


By Paul Parish | January 19, 2021

San Francisco Ballet's recent online preview concert showcased newly commissioned dance films as well as previously recorded classic works in four new online programs for 2021.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 19, 2021

Graham Kolbeins' new documentary 'Queer Japan' is a colorful and sometimes dizzying portrait of LGBT life in several major Japanese cities, starting with Tokyo.


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