Topics :: film

Age of Consent

By Brian Shaer | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Age of Consent tells the story of The Hoist, or rather The Little Sex Club That Could, which has survived and thrived against all political and social odds since 1996.

Blackbird

By Jake Mulligan | Thursday Jul 24, 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.

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

Jamie Marks is Dead

By Christian Cintron | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
This modern Gothic story offers a unique take on teenage relationships. Set to a dark wintery backdrop, it explores the complex friendship between a track star (Cameron Monaghan) and the ghost of an outcast.

Lyle

By Kevin Taft | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
With a new spin on an old horror classic, this moody tale of a young lesbian couple moving into a Brooklyn brownstone to make a family still manages to tread familiar territory.

Limited Partnership

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips.

Tiger Orange

By Jake Mulligan | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Director Wade Gasque may speak the language of cinema, but he's not quite eloquent yet.

I Am Happiness on Earth

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Director Julin Hernndez delves through love, isolation, desperation, the artistic struggle, and a whole lot more with "I Am Happiness on Earth."

GLAAD Slams Hollywood for Poor Portrayal of LGBT Community

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
GLAAD is criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of the LGBT community in a new report this week, saying filmmakers are failing to represent gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

The Foxy Merkins

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
From Madeleine Olnek and the crew who brought you "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" comes the new lesbian comedy "The Foxy Merkins."