Topics :: film

Appropriate Behavior

By Charlie Nash | Thursday Oct 2, 2014
Desiree Akhavan's feature film debut, "Appropriate Behavior," poignantly explores the significance of embracing one's ethnicity and sexuality when discovering their place in the world.

Crazy Bitches

By Padraic Maroney | Wednesday Oct 1, 2014
Lacking real scares or genuine laughs, "Crazy Bitches" is a crazy mess.

Limited Partnership

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 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.

Out in the Night

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Seven African-American lesbians were pilloried for fighting back when sexually harassed in Manhattan's West Village in 2006, as well as being sensationalized in the media with pejorative monikers like the "seething Sapphic septet."

Drunktown's Finest

By Roger Walker-Dack | Monday Sep 29, 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.

Folsom Forever

By Louise Adams | Monday Sep 29, 2014
This documentary chronicles the ongoing evolution of the biggest outdoor kink and fetish event in the world, held in San Francisco every September since 1984.

The Foxy Merkins

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 29, 2014
From Madeleine Olnek and the crew who brought you "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" comes the new lesbian comedy "The Foxy Merkins."

Born to Fly

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sunday Sep 28, 2014
Her body of work is part dance, part extreme sports, part performance, and completely avant-garde and is uniquely original; it's visually stunning and exhilarating to watch, but acutely dangerous to perform.

Blackbird

By Jake Mulligan | Saturday Sep 27, 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.

Women Missing From the Movies, Says Geena Davis

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
The results are in from her extensive study, says Geena Davis: women and girls are few and far between in films, and those there have no job other than to be thin and pretty.