“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: Max Pelayo & Reese Gonzales on starring in Aristotle & Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe

One of the LGBTQ+ highlights 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 powerful coming-of-age tale explores the bond that builds between... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Oscar-nominated filmmaker John Logan & the cast of They/Them on creating an empowering queer slasher movie

They/Them (pronounced "They-slash-Them"), marks the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated veteran screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator), who brings his own script to the screen with his queer take on the slasher genre. As a lifelong committed horror fan, Logan had longed to see himself represented in the genre. "When I was growing up,... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Guillermo Díaz to star in queer horror thriller You Can’t Stay Here helmed by Todd Verow

Guillermo Díaz, star of TV shows like Scandal, Weeds, Law & Order: Organized Crime, and movies like Party Girl, Stonewall (1995), and Billy Eichner's upcoming BROS, will take the lead in Todd Verow's 90s New York set queer horror thriller You Can't Stay Here. The project, which recently launched an Indiegogo campaign, is loosely inspired by real events... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: filmmaker Jesse Moss on his Pete Buttigieg documentary Mayor Pete “I had expected a political story & I found a love story”

Following its opening night screening at NewFest's New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival last month, Emmy and Sundance Grand Jury Award-winning director Jesse Moss' feature documentary Mayor Pete will be released globally on Amazon Prime Video this Friday November 12th. In 2019, the Boys State filmmaker gained surprisingly intimate access to 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate hopeful... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Joe Bell star Reid Miller “it’s an honor to tell the world about Jadin’s legacy, how kind he was & what a light he was”

One of the standout acting performances at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival came from 21-year-old Reid Miller who portrays gay teenager Jadin Bell opposite Mark Wahlberg in Joe Bell. Based on true events, with a screenplay by the Oscar-winning duo being Brokeback Mountain, Diana Ossana and the late Larry McMurtry, the film follows the... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: kiki ball legend Christopher “Afrika” Quarles on their debut movie role as Mother McQueen in Port Authority “who you see on screen is me”

Writer-director Danielle Lessovitz's Port Authority made history at Cannes in 2019, when it world premiered in the Un Certain Regard section, becoming the first film competing at the festival to feature a trans woman of colour—Leyna Bloom—in a lead role. Meanwhile some of the movie's cast, including Christopher "Afrika" Quarles, memorably turned the festival's red... Continue Reading →

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