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Review: 'Midnight Mass' More than Horror; It's a Masterpiece

Review: 'Midnight Mass' More than Horror; It's a Masterpiece

By Kevin Taft | Sep 20, 2021

"Midnight Mass" is horrific and beautiful in equal measure, and proves to be Mike Flanagan's masterpiece.

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

By Steve Duffy | Sep 20, 2021

When the filmmakers of "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" included an interview with Rev. Steve Pieters in the film, they never reached out to him, assuming he was dead. Instead, the long-time AIDS survivor reached out to them.

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - The Uncanny Festival

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - The Uncanny Festival

By C.J. Prince | Sep 20, 2021

As the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival comes to a close, EDGE contributor C.J. Prince takes a look at a few more films along with the event's big awards, which are usually an Oscars indicator.

Review: 4K Edition of 'The Shawshank Redemption' a Considerable Upgrade in Quality

Review: 4K Edition of 'The Shawshank Redemption' a Considerable Upgrade in Quality

By Greg Vellante | Sep 20, 2021

One of the most admired mainstream dramas of all time takes a step up from the cable-channel presentation you're probably used to with its all-new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release.

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

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