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The Lavender Tube on heroes and sheroes

The Lavender Tube on heroes and sheroes

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Out intrepid TV columnist recommends the hunky gay firemen of '9-1-1 Lonestar,' British thriller 'Vigil,' ABC's 'Women of the Movement,' and other viewing pleasures.

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By Brian Bromberger | January 11, 2022

What makes Pedro Almodovar's latest film 'Parallel Mothers' is distinctive; for the first time he is incorporating a political agenda by confronting the dark past legacy of Spain's Franco regime.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 11, 2022

At a mere 52 minutes, Lester Alfonso's new documentary 'Circus Boy' is short and sweet. There are many lovely moments in the film, yet Alfonso's work also leaves many unanswered questions.


By Jim Provenzano | January 5, 2022

We've got live theater and comedy, art exhibits in a diverse array of genres, plus movies, dance concerts or music shows in-person and online.

By Gregg Shapiro | January 5, 2022

When a film opens with the tagline "Based on true events," it's an attention-grabbing move. Writer/co-director/actor Matt Fifer takes that step with his full-length feature debut 'Cicada,' with additional story by his co-star Sheldon D. Brown.


By Brian Bromberger | January 5, 2022

Betty White was the last major cast survivor of two television programs in which she gave iconic comic Emmy award-winning performances. But White's career was much more than two hit sitcoms.

By Gregg Shapiro | December 28, 2021

From the moment Nicole Kidman first appears onscreen as Lucille Ball in 'Being the Ricardos,' it's clear that writer/director Aaron Sorkin loves Lucy.


By Brian Bromberger | December 28, 2021

Prolific gay film director James Ivory's candid, urbane, and meandering book is a pastiche scrapbook of letters, diary entries, travelogue, magazine articles, sketches of famous show business personalities, and reflections on his childhood.

By Brandon Judell | December 21, 2021

Rex's portrayal of an aging porn actor in 'Red Rocket' lets you sit back and admire Rex's perfect comic timing, his bonkers energy, and his no-holds-barred on-screen sexuality.


By Gooch | December 20, 2021

Many cast members of 'The Matrix Resurrections' film attended the Castro Theatre premiere on December 18, including stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and director Lana Wachowski.

By John Ferrannini | December 17, 2021

A number of Castro neighborhood merchants are upset that they weren't informed that the red carpet U.S. premiere of "The Matrix: Resurrections" at the Castro Theatre would be taking away parking spaces for much of the last weekend before Christmas.


By Brian Bromberger | December 14, 2021

It's always a daunting gamble to remake an acknowledged classic especially decades after the original, but Steven Spielberg has defied the odds, reinventing and rejuvenating the 1961 ten-time Oscar winner 'West Side Story.'

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 14, 2021

A packed audience braved the rain and filled the Castro Theater on Sunday Dec. 12 for a free screening of Steven Spielberg's reimagining of the classic musical 'West Side Story,' and a special Q&A with legendary actress Rita Moreno.


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