SIFF 2023: The Mattachine Family

★★★★ Chosen family is the name of the game here, a term that queer people the world over have claimed as their own. In The Mattachine Family, writer Danny Vallentine and director/husband Andy Vallentine explore modern love, the strangeness of queer identity, fatherhood, and the true meaning of family with this charming little dramedy. As … Continue reading SIFF 2023: The Mattachine Family

BFI Flare 2023: Lie With Me

★★★★ Based on the novel by Philippe Besson, Lie with Me is a passionate, delectable queer drama that blends coming-of-age romance with poignant messaging about adulthood. Paramount at the center of its two converging timelines are themes of love and longing. A rich script penned by writer/director Olivier Peyon weaves a poignant longing and rich … Continue reading BFI Flare 2023: Lie With Me

Our Favorite Films of 2022

We can hardly believe that we are in the final days of 2022, and yet here we are again! We reveal our choices for our favorite movies of year, along with more yearbook-style superlatives! Hold onto your heads as we dive into the year's finest cinematic delights! Movie Yearbook Superlatives! Best horror movie JOSH: C'mon … Continue reading Our Favorite Films of 2022

Film Review: Spoiler Alert

★★★★★ Who doesn’t love a good tearjerker? Thankfully, there is so much more to queer romance Spoiler Alert than simply leaving the viewer in a huge puddle of tears, though it certainly does accomplish this feat. Driven by magnificent, emotional turns from Jim Parsons and Ben Aldridge, Spoiler Alert, based on Michael Ausiello’s non-fiction book … Continue reading Film Review: Spoiler Alert