Film Review: Hypochondriac ★★★

Hypochondriac, an unsettling comedy horror with Donnie Darko vibes, world premiered at SXSW 2022, going on to play major LGBTQ+ film festivals including Outfest and Frameline, where its writer-director Addison Heimann was nominated for the Jury Prize for Outstanding First Feature. As the film opens we meet Will (Ian Inigo), a sensitive Hispanic kid approaching... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Uncoupled ★★★1/2

TV hitmaker Darren Star, who followed up long-running shows like Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex and the City, and Younger with the Netflix favourite Emily In Paris in 2020, delivers another enjoyable and highly bingeable series for the streamer with the eight-episode first season of Uncoupled, co-created with Modern Family executive producer Jeffrey Richman.... Continue Reading →

Outfest LA 2022 Closing Night Film Review: They/Them ★★★★

Oscar-nominated veteran screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) makes his directing debut with his own skillfully-crafted screenplay for the gripping and bloody terrifying slasher, They/Them (pronounced They-slash-Them), which received its world premiere tonight as it closed the 40th anniversary Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Carrie Preston as Cora Whistler, Anna Chlumsky as... Continue Reading →

Outfest LA 2022 Film Review: Art and Pep ★★★1/2

Director Mercedes Kane's touching and surprisingly expansive feature documentary Art and Pep, which received its world premiere at the 40th anniversary Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival, introduces us to two Chicagoans, Art Johnston and José Pepe Peña, who've been at the centre of the city's queer community together for nearly fifty years. Partners in... Continue Reading →

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