Exclusive Interview: Sparks “there’s element of us – artistically at least – being outsiders maybe that’s something that resonates with some members of the gay community”

BAFTA-nominated British filmmaker Edgar Wright's debut feature documentary, The Sparks Brothers, about his favourite band, Sparks, which opens in theaters Friday June 18th, offers a fascinating insight into the lives of the enigmatic bandmates and siblings, Ron and Russell Mael and their creative process, which has resulted in 25 albums over their five decade career... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interviews: the cast of Love, Victor on returning for season 2 of the hit LGBTQ Hulu series

Ahead of the launch of the second season of the GLAAD Media Award-nominated, hit LGBTQ series Love, Victor on Hulu today, Friday June 11th, The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann spoke with its lead cast—Michael Cimino, Rachel Hilson, Anthony Turpel, Bebe Wood, Mason Gooding, George Sear, and Isabella Ferreira—in a series of exclusive interviews. Love,... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: the cast of HBO’s BETTY on season 2 “there’s a golden age happening right now with girls skateboarding”

Based on creator Crystal Moselle’s 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, Betty—inspired by the experiences of a diverse group of young women navigating the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City—returns to HBO for a second season this Friday June 11th at 11pm ET/PT, and also streams on HBO Max. Set and filmed during 2020... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Daphne Rubin-Vega & Stephanie Beatriz on their In The Heights characters “they’re gay as all get-out!”

Ahead of the release of the big screen adaptation of In The Heights—with music and lyrics by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Crazy Rich Asian's filmmaker Jon M. Chu—this Thursday June 10th in theaters, and on HBO Max (for 31 days following theatrical release), The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann had an exclusive conversation... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Changing The Game ★★★★★

Emmy-winner Michael Barnett's compelling feature documentary about transgender teen athletes Changing the Game, which launches on Hulu on Tuesday June 1st 2021, had its world premiere at Tribeca back in 2019, going on to be a hit at LGBTQ+ festivals across the US and internationally, winning audience awards at both Frameline and Outfest. The film... 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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