“It’s been a long time coming” – The Queer Review meets the cast of historic queer rom-com Bros – Jim Rash, Eve Lindley, Ts Madison, Miss Lawrence & Dot-Marie Jones

Following its world premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and glitzy premieres in New York and Los Angeles, today finally sees the theatrical release of Universal's big gay rom-com Bros, co-written by and starring Billy Eichner as part of an all-LGBTQ+ principal cast. In the film, which is as hilarious and romantic... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Netflix Is A Joke stand-up star Matteo Lane “I’m just talking about what I like & if it happens to be super gay, good!”

Fluent in five languages, with a singing range of six octaves, pinup good looks, and charisma for days, Matteo Lane is already a gay hearthrob (as a quick glance at his Instagram will confirm) and fast becoming a New York stand-up comedy institution, regularly performing at the legendary Comedy Cellar in the West Village. Before... Continue Reading →

Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival celebrates LGBTQ+ comedy talent with Stand Out at LA’s iconic Greek Theatre hosted by Billy Eichner & more events announced

On Saturday, May 7th, Billy Eichner will host Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival's Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Promising to be a starry night of queer entertainment, the lineup features Bob the Drag Queen, Eddie Izzard, Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere, Guy Branum, James Adomian, Joel Kim Booster,... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Murray Hill, Bridget Everett & Jeff Hiller on starring in HBO’s new comedy series Somebody Somewhere

Somebody Somewhere, a new comedy series created by High Maintenance writers Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, which premieres on HBO this Sunday January 16th, feels like a breath of fresh air with its layered characters, unhurried pace, mix of poignant moments and gentle humour, and a compelling performance by comedian and singer Bridget Everett (Inside... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Jinkx Monsoon on The Return of The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, LIVE! “it’s for misfits & weirdos, & even normal* people too!”

Last year drag superstar Jinkx Monsoon made a memorable festive cameo in Clea DuVall’s Happiest Season with fellow Drag Race alum BenDeLaCreme, with whom she co-wrote and co-starred in the acclaimed holiday tours of To Jesus, Thanks for Everything! -Jinkx and Dela and All I Want for Christmas is Attention, as well as The Jinkx... Continue Reading →

Exclusive interview: Tig Notaro on her animated HBO stand-up special Drawn “It was fun to see somebody else adding to what I’d already written & performed, creating more jokes on top of the joke”

Groundbreaking Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian, writer, actor, and director, Tig Notaro's animated stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn, debuts on HBO on Saturday July 24th, before streaming on HBO Max. From an unlikely hospital bed proposal, to a macabre road trip fantasy featuring Dolly Parton, and a meditation on the Kool-Aid man's gender, this is one genre-spanning, hilarious... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Together Together ★★★★

Writer-director Nikole Beckwith's Together Together, which world premiered at Sundance where it was in the running for the festival's Grand Jury Prize, refreshes the rom-com genre by placing a mellow and touching odd couple platonic friendship at its centre (a plat-com). As the film opens we meet twenty-something Anna (Patti Harrison), a coffee shop barista... Continue Reading →

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