Topics :: film

Gaming In Color

By Jake Mulligan | Monday Sep 22, 2014
"Gaming in Color" needs an upgrade - let me know when they fix the bugs and release Volume Two.

Blackbird

By Jake Mulligan | Saturday Sep 20, 2014
Based on this film's maudlin tone, half-hearted star performances, and unearned sentiment on display here, director Patrik Ian-Polk is no Lee Daniels.

Drunktown's Finest

By Roger Walker-Dack | Friday Sep 19, 2014
It's a tough life for three twenty-somethings in a Navajo community in New Mexico, as they search for love and acceptance in a town that has gained notoriety for having one of the highest rates of alcohol abuse in the country.

Power Erotic

By Louise Adams | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Lawrence Ferrara's home movie-feeling documentary is a kind of gay(er) "Fight Club," sharing how and why men seek out and play with power, status and dominance.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

By Jake Mulligan | Friday Sep 19, 2014
This movie uses its Neeson, but it doesn't earn it.

Vicky - The Gay Gene Comes To Australia

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
"It's going to take religious people to undo the harm that religious people have done," Bishop Gene Robinson says in this documentary. "And it goes way beyond 'tolerance.' "

Saugatuck Cures

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Writer Jay Paul Deratany and director Matthew Ladensack co-opt a whole bunch of tactics from the homophobes' handbook for their road movie about a pair of scam artists looking to cash in on gullible religious guys looking to pray their gay away.

What It Was

By Jake Mulligan | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The purpose of the film's construction seems to be that it allows Armando to turn this film into an 85-minute music video.

Ever

By Jake Mulligan | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
"Ever" doesn't feel crafted so much as recorded - but lead actress Wendy McColm is worth recording.

Entre Rios - Everything We Left Unsaid

By Jake Mulligan | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
As a mood piece - one about people who escape to the relaxing countryside, only to find that they can never escape their own secrets and limitations - it's a rousing, evocative success.