MQFF33 Film Review: Our Son ★★★★

Luke Evans and Billy Porter deliver powerful performances in writer-director Bill Oliver’s gay divorce drama Our Son. Bringing to mind classics like Kramer vs Kramer and the more recent Marriage Story, Our Son adds the well-observed specificity of middle-class gay city life into the fraught mix.  Gabriel (Porter) and Nicky (Evans) have a seemingly picture... Continue Reading →

MQFF33 Film Review: Birder ★★★

Nate Dushku's gay erotic thriller Birder may not be particularly thrilling, or erotic, but it does provide an abundance of nudity on screen. Think of it as The Talented Mr. Strip-ley. Kristian Brooks (Michael Emery, who put me in mind of James Norton with the voice of Jonathan Groff) is a drifter, lurking around campsites... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Lil Nas X – Long Live Montero filmmakers Carlos López Estrada & Zac Manuel “he speaks powerfully to Black youth, to queer youth & to anyone who feels othered or like an outsider”

As the groundbreaking, Grammy-winning rapper, singer, and songwriter Lil Nas X was about to embark upon his first tour last year, Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Carlos López Estrada and Zac Manuel were brought on board to document it. The co-directors were present to capture both the dazzling show itself—and the fans' poignant reaction to it—as well... Continue Reading →

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