Film Review: Firebird ★★★1/2

Based on the memoir of Sergey Fetisov, Peeter Rebane's achingly romantic Firebird is released in US theaters today. After receiving its world premiere at last year's BFI Flare, the film went on be a queer festival hit, garnering award recognition along the way including honorable mention for Best First Feature at Frameline and snatching wins... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Somebody Somewhere ★★★★

Toto, I have a feeling we're in Kansas...Manhattan, Kansas to be precise. It's the conservative hometown of Sam (Bridget Everett, who hails from the town herself), a middle-aged woman who returned there to care for her terminally ill sister, Holly, and where she still finds herself living six month's after her sister's passing. Sleeping on... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: And Just Like That…star Mario Cantone “Anthony is a little more like me now. He’s evolved, he’s matured, he’s a little more grounded”

One of the most memorable and beloved television characters of all-time, queer or otherwise, has to be Sex and the City's fast-talking, wise-cracking, insatiably horny, and adorably handsome Italian-American Anthony Marentino, who made his debut as Charlotte York's wedding planner in the third season of the Emmy-winning series. The role was written for New York... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Chad Hodge on writing Netflix’s first gay holiday rom-com Single All The Way

As Netflix's first gay Christmas rom-com Single All The Way, directed by Tony-winner Michael Mayer and starring Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers, Luke Macfarlane, Jennifer Robertson, Kathy Najimy, and Jennifer Coolidge, launches globally this week, The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann poured a couple of large glasses of eggnog and had a virtual fireside chat under... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Ryan O’Connell on Special season 2 “it was nice to be on set with other disabled actors & feel like I was in the majority for once”

The Emmy-nominated, GLAAD and DGA award-winning comedy series Special, created and written by its star Ryan O'Connell, and executive produced by Emmy-winner Jim Parsons, returns to Netflix today for its second and final season. Expanded from its original short form format, this new season uses its additional episodic minutes to immerse us more fully in... Continue Reading →

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