Topics :: gay film

GLAAD Slams Hollywood for Poor Portrayal of LGBT Community

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
GLAAD is criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of the LGBT community in a new report this week, saying filmmakers are failing to represent gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

Such Good People

By Kevin Taft | Monday Jul 7, 2014
Lifeless direction betrays the good intentions of fine actors in a comedy that wants to be whacky, but can’t get it up.

The Normal Heart

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 22, 2014
Larry Kramer’s "The Normal Heart" is "semi-autobiographical" in nature. In this case, what that means seems to be that Kramer ripped snippets out of his diaries and stitched them together into a story, with himself as both hero and bugbear.

Truth

By Scott Douglas | Tuesday May 6, 2014
This psychological thriller gives new meaning to the phrase "Never get involved with a married man."

Hot Guys With Guns

By Scott Douglas | Monday May 5, 2014
Even the most ridiculous of plots can be saved by an underlining love story---even if it takes awhile for the one character to see it.

16th Annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

By Mike Halterman | Friday Apr 25, 2014
The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is turning sweet sixteen, and to commemorate this special occasion, a record number of films will be screened for the enjoyment of all film lovers in South Florida.

The San Francisco International Film Festival

By David Lamble | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
The San Francisco International Film Festival is 57 years old, and still the city’s most reliable guide to cutting-edge international cinema. This year’s slate unspools April 24 through May 8.

Getting Straight About Gay History at Film Festivals

By Michael Cox | Monday Sep 9, 2013
In "Sufferin’ Till You’re Straight" a brassy drag queen gives a short, comedic history lesson of the LGBT community’s long struggle for equal rights in the face of social bigotry. And this short film is popping up in film festivals.

Venice: Arab Film Features Gay Protagonist

By Colleen Barry | Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
Writer and director Abdellah Taia believes he has given Arab cinema its first gay protagonist in his debut film "Salvation Army."

GLAAD Finds Movies Lag Behind TV in LGBT Roles

By Jocelyn Noveck | Wednesday Aug 21, 2013
We may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports.