TV Review: Heartstopper ★★★★

At first glance, Alice Oseman's beautifully heartwarming Heartstopper which launches today on Netflix, based on her hit graphic novels, feels like a throwback to much-loved 90s British films about gay teens like Beautiful Thing and Get Real. Although this series does share much of the feel-good quality of those movies and a similar focus on... 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: Andrew Rossi on his magnificent Netflix docuseries The Andy Warhol Diaries “queer longing is the key to Andy’s worldview”

An expansive six-part Andy Warhol series, 11 years in the making, launches on Netflix this Wednesday, March 9th, executive produced by Ryan Murphy, continuing his incredible run of supporting and creating untold queer stories at Netflix (Circus of Books, A Secret Love, and Halston). The Andy Warhol Diaries sees writer-director Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Schitt’s Creek star Jennifer Robertson on Single All The Way “we have more than enough hetero Christmas rom-coms”

Following our exclusive interview with Single All The Way screenwriter Chad Hodge, as the launch of Netflix's first gay Christmas rom-com on Thursday December 2nd approaches we share our conversations with the film's cast starting with Schitt's Creek star Jennifer Robertson. Stefano Dimatteo as Tony and Jennifer Robertson as Lisa in Single All The Way.... 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: Tony-nominee Rory O’Malley on voicing gay teenager Daniel in Netflix’s Chicago Party Aunt & returning to the stage in Hamilton

Tony-nominee, or "one-time Tony-loser" as his husband Gerold apparently likes to playfully tease him, Rory O'Malley recently returned to the role he took over from Jonathan Groff on Broadway, King George III in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. While the nation's theatres were dark, one of the things that helped... 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 →

Film Review: The Prom ★★★★

While Broadway remains dark after more than nine months, with the help of a little movie magic and an impressively detailed set (production design by Jamie Walker McCall), The Prom, lights up 42nd street once more and delivers a joyous, thoroughly uplifting movie musical where the dialogue scenes pop just as much as the song... Continue Reading →

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