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Antony Hickling Takes a Spiritual Gay Journey 'Down In Paris'

Antony Hickling Takes a Spiritual Gay Journey 'Down In Paris'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

Antony Hickling plays a gay movie director in a spiritual crisis in a film that feels a like a modern "Divine Comedy" with an LGBTQ+ twist and a little like a queer version of "After Hours."

Review: A Quintet of Tasty Actors Whip 'Mascarpone' into Creamy Perfection

Review: A Quintet of Tasty Actors Whip 'Mascarpone' into Creamy Perfection

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

This tasty confection has both substance and sweetness, making for a poignant, charming comedy that's sure to become a new gay classic.

Review: Trans Thriller 'At The End Of Evin' an Elaborate Psychological Puzzle

Review: Trans Thriller 'At The End Of Evin' an Elaborate Psychological Puzzle

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

Mehdi Torab-Beigi and Mohammad Torab-Beigi co-write and co-direct a relentless psychological thriller that brims with suspense.

Review: Documentary 'North by Current' Offers Graceful Moments, No Easy Answers

Review: Documentary 'North by Current' Offers Graceful Moments, No Easy Answers

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

Trans documentary filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax returns to his Michigan home town, and his family, across several years to document a family tragedy and unravel complex relationships.

Review: 'Marry Me However' a Piercing Look at the Costs of Gays Marrying Straights

Review: 'Marry Me However' a Piercing Look at the Costs of Gays Marrying Straights

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

Tis documentary examines the question of devout LGTBQ+ people of Jewish faith reconciling their spirituality with their sexuality... sometimes after having done enormous harm by pretending.

Watch: Nina West and Ginger Minj Chat 'Tammy Faye' with Jessica Chastain

Watch: Nina West and Ginger Minj Chat 'Tammy Faye' with Jessica Chastain

Sep 19, 2021

Nina West and Ginger Minj each sat down with Jessica Chastain to talk about her buzz-worthy role in "The Eyes of Tammy Faye."

Review: 'Yes I Am - The Ric Weiland Story' a Heroic Portrait of Queer Activist and Philanthropist

Review: 'Yes I Am - The Ric Weiland Story' a Heroic Portrait of Queer Activist and Philanthropist

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 19, 2021

The story of a true gay hero we should all know about.

Review: 'Boulevard: A Hollywood Story' Sheds Light on the Musical that Never Was

Review: 'Boulevard: A Hollywood Story' Sheds Light on the Musical that Never Was

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 19, 2021

The fascinating untold story of the original "Sunset Boulevard" Musical.

Review: 'Gemmel & Tim' Exposes a Shocking Story of Racism and Sexual Predation

Review: 'Gemmel & Tim' Exposes a Shocking Story of Racism and Sexual Predation

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 19, 2021

The harrowing tale of two queer Black men murdered by a wealthy white political donor.

Review: 'No Straight Lines: The Rise Of Queer Comics' Marvelously Surveys History

Review: 'No Straight Lines: The Rise Of Queer Comics' Marvelously Surveys History

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19, 2021

Vivian Kleiman's marvelous documentary "No Straight Lines" surveys the history - so far - of queer comics, from strips drawn for local gay newspapers to the rise of graphic novels to the advent of web comics.

Review: 'Isaac' Sensitively Explores Familiar Territory — and Keeps You Guessing

Review: 'Isaac' Sensitively Explores Familiar Territory — and Keeps You Guessing

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19, 2021

A fable of finding one's way toward authenticity is rounded out expertly as this film explores a years-long infatuation and its unexpected consummation.

Review: Charles Busch's Latest, 'The Sixth Reel,' not a Classic... but Close Enough

Review: Charles Busch's Latest, 'The Sixth Reel,' not a Classic... but Close Enough

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 18, 2021

Another wonderful melodrama from Charles Busch, the master of high camp.

Review: 'See You Then' Presents a Complex Portrait of Womanhood

Review: 'See You Then' Presents a Complex Portrait of Womanhood

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18, 2021

A sort of "Walking and Talking" - or, if you like, "Before Sunrise" - with a transgender twist, Mari Walker's "See You Then" follows Kris (Pooya Mohseni) and Naomi (Lynn Chen) as they attempt to reconnect.

Review: 'Potato Dreams Of America' a Quirky Charmer from Wes Hurley

Review: 'Potato Dreams Of America' a Quirky Charmer from Wes Hurley

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18, 2021

Jump into this quirky charmer; Wes Hurley's autobiographical film is highly stylized, and full of twists that could only have happened in real life.

Review: 'Câmp De Maci (Poppy Field)' a Slow Burn Study of the Closet's Harmful Effects

Review: 'Câmp De Maci (Poppy Field)' a Slow Burn Study of the Closet's Harmful Effects

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18, 2021

Director Eugen Jebeleanu takes us on a deep dive into the complexities of homophobia and masculinity.

Review: 'Being Bebe' a Joy to Watch

Review: 'Being Bebe' a Joy to Watch

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 18, 2021

The rags-to-riches (and almost rags again) story of the very first winner of RuPaul's Drag Race

Review: 'Blue Bayou' a Powerful Indictment of a Broken System

Review: 'Blue Bayou' a Powerful Indictment of a Broken System

By Megan Kearns | Sep 17, 2021

Justin Chon wrote, directed, and stars in an emotional drama about a Korean American immigrant adopted as a child facing the cataclysmic pain of deportation.

Review: 'The Mad Women's Ball' Shows Misogyny and Ableism in a 19th Century Hospital

Review: 'The Mad Women's Ball' Shows Misogyny and Ableism in a 19th Century Hospital

By Megan Kearns | Sep 17, 2021

Mélanie Laurent's compelling French film, starring Laurent and Lou de Laâge, who gives a towering performance, is a piercing examination of the historical institutional oppression of women.

Review: 'The Nowhere Inn' a Dry, Deadpan Mockumentary

Review: 'The Nowhere Inn' a Dry, Deadpan Mockumentary

By Karin McKie | Sep 17, 2021

A "Spinal Tap"-type mockumentary for the roaring '20s.

With Upcoming Queer Musical, Everybody Will Be Talking About Max Harwood

With Upcoming Queer Musical, Everybody Will Be Talking About Max Harwood

By Frank J. Avella | Sep 17, 2021

In the upcoming queer musical film "Everybody's Talking About Jamie," newcomer Max Harwood plays a teen from a British working class town who wants to be a drag queen. EDGE spoke to the actor about his film debut, authenticity and his drag past.

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