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Review: 'Ron's Gone Wrong' Never Finds Its Footing

Review: 'Ron's Gone Wrong' Never Finds Its Footing

By Kevin Taft | Dec 7, 2021

"Ron" doesn't necessarily go wrong, but it never finds its footing.

Review: Anti-War Classic 'Broken Lullaby' Poignant and Moving

Review: Anti-War Classic 'Broken Lullaby' Poignant and Moving

By Frank J. Avella | Dec 7, 2021

"Broken Lullaby" is a powerful pacifist pre-code film from a truly iconic director that is highly recommended.

Review: 'Broadcast Signal Intrusion' Not Much More Than a Creepy Curiosity

Review: 'Broadcast Signal Intrusion' Not Much More Than a Creepy Curiosity

By Kevin Taft | Dec 7, 2021

With a tighter script and more accomplished lead performance, "Broadcast Signal Intrusion" could have been a classic.

Review: Underrated 'Get Crazy' Earns Reassessment with 2K Edition

Review: Underrated 'Get Crazy' Earns Reassessment with 2K Edition

By Sam Cohen | Dec 7, 2021

Allan Arkush's 1983 rock-fueled comedy "Get Crazy" arrives on Blu-ray with a terrific presentation sourced from a new 2K master. This underrated films earns reassessment and deserves your attention.

'Scream' Creator Kevin Williamson Says Movies Mirror Gay Survival

'Scream' Creator Kevin Williamson Says Movies Mirror Gay Survival

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7, 2021

In a new interview, the "Scream" creator details how his own gay coming of age mirrors the survival rules of a horror film.

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 6, 2021

In a recent interview, Hugo Weaving claims that gay actors wanted nothing to do with "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." He played drag queen Mitzi Del Bra in the 1994 cult classic.

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

In the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Halsted was a pioneer in hardcore queer depictions on screen. EDGE spoke with film historian Elizabeth Purchell about Halsted's controversial films and career.

Review: 'Once Upon A Time in China: The Complete Films' an Exceptional Release from Criterion

Review: 'Once Upon A Time in China: The Complete Films' an Exceptional Release from Criterion

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

The six-film "Once Upon A Time in China" series receives the Criterion treatment with a box set filled with special features and terrific transfers of each film.

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" has earned the 4K Ultra HD treatment from The Criterion Collection with a four-disc release that's an essential physical edition of the much-loved masterwork.

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 5, 2021

Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. "Encanto," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and "House of Gucci" repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Dec 5, 2021

In the original "West Side Story," the character of Anybodys, the tomboy who wants to be part of the Jets, had no sexual identity. Not so in the new Steven Spielberg/Tony Kushner adaptation.

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Dec 5, 2021

The buzz is very high for Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story" after early screenings.

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

By Roger Walker-Dack | Dec 3, 2021

The timely and harrowing true story of an Afghanistan refugee who, by various means of human trafficking, makes his way from Kabul to Denmark.

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

Far different than what you're expecting, "Encounter" is a compelling look at the effects of war, with a standout performance from Riz Ahmed.

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

By Megan Kearns | Dec 3, 2021

Denis Villeneuve's mesmerizing, gorgeous adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel stars a great cast. Ambitious and absorbing, it explores politics, colonialism, oppression, and power dynamics.

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3, 2021

With his newest film, Paolo Sorrentino remains a visionary but creates a work of tender intimacy

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

A profoundly moving film about those who feel "other," and their struggle to embrace their identity.

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

"Nightmare Alley" doesn't match up to the sum of its beautiful parts.

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

Dec 2, 2021

Paul Thomas Anderson's "Licorice Pizza" has been named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review.

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

Dec 2, 2021

Out director Daniel Sánchez López talks about his sexy rom-com 'Boy Meets Boy'

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