Alexis Gregory’s Riot Act returns to West End for World AIDS Day 

Following a sell-out Pride 2022 date, writer and performer Alexis Gregory’s critically acclaimed Riot Act returns to the fabulous West End cabaret venue Crazy Coqs for a special performance to mark World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1st 2022. The hard-hitting, poignant, but outrageously funny verbatim solo-show was created from Gregory’s own interviews with a Stonewall survivor (Michael-Anthony... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Jim Parsons & Ben Aldridge on starring in powerful real-life gay love story Spoiler Alert

When Emmy-winning actor and producer Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) read entertainment journalist Michael Ausiello's 2020 bestselling memoir, Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, a deeply moving, warts-and-all gay love story about Michael's 14-year relationship with his late husband Kit Cowan, Parsons immediately saw the cinematic potential in it. Jim Parsons as Michael Ausiello and... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Bob the Drag Queen, Shangela & Eureka on We’re Here season 3 “we hope this show will ignite people to make change happen”

The Emmy & GLAAD Award-winning unscripted series We're Here, a certified The Queer Review favourite, returns to HBO tonight at 10pm ET/PT for its stunning third season. Continuing their journey across small-town USA, Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and Shangela Laquifa Wadley head to Texas, Mississippi, Utah, New Jersey, and Florida, helping to unite... Continue Reading →

TV Review: We’re Here season 3 ★★★★★

Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram's Emmy and GLAAD Award-winning unscripted series We're Here, directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco, returns to HBO and HBO Max for its third season this Friday, November 25th, with even deeper, richer storytelling. Drag icons, Shangela Laquifa Wadley, Eureka O'Hara, and Bob the Drag Queen, continue their journey to... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Kimberly Peirce revisits her Oscar-winning Boys Don’t Cry for TCM’s Reframed series “I’ve been protective of Brandon’s story since the moment I heard it”

Some movies are so forgettable that a few years later we might even struggle to recall whether we've seen them or not, while others make such a lasting impression with one viewing that they become seared into our very beings. For me, Kimberly Peirce's late 1990s indie Boys Don't Cry is one of the latter.... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: The Inspection stars Jeremy Pope & Gabrielle Union on collaborating with Elegance Bratton on his deeply personal film

Pier Kids filmmaker Elegance Bratton makes his emotionally potent narrative feature debut with The Inspection, opening in US theaters from A24 on Friday, November 18th, following its world premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival. Dedicated to his late mother, the impactful drama is inspired by events in Bratton’s own life, with Jeremy Pope starring... Continue Reading →

DOC NYC 2022 Film Review: Casa Susanna ★★★ 1/2

Following its world premiere at Venice, where it was nominated for the Queer Lion, and showings at other international festivals including TIFF, and London, Sébastien Lifshitz's feature documentary Casa Susanna receives its US premiere at DOC NYC. Lifshitz continues his focus on trans lives (following Wild Side, Bambi, A French Woman and Little Girl/Petite Fille)... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Aitch Alberto on Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe “owning my authenticity made me capable of directing this film”

One of the standout queer films at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was writer-director Aitch Alberto’s adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz bestselling YA novel, Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe. Produced by Alberto, alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eugenio Debrez, and Kyra Sedgwick, the emotionally potent coming-of-age tale explores the bond that builds between two... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Tony-nominated A Strange Loop star L Morgan Lee “whenever I step outside & there’s a parent with their queer or trans child I am touched”

Actress and storyteller L Morgan Lee is currently making her Broadway debut as Thought 1 in Michael R. Jackson's exhilaratingly meta musical A Strange Loop, which focuses on Usher, a Black queer writer writing a musical about a Black queer writer writing a musical about a Black queer writer. Not only has her performance in... Continue Reading →

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