Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: Victoria Theatre

An audience with Marc Huestis, ‘Impresario of Castro Street’

Legendary event producer Marc Huestis is famous for organizing lavish tributes to Hollywood stars including Debbie Reynolds, Ann Miller, Jane Russell, Karen Black, Patty Duke, and John Waters, at...

Burger Queens in Berlin

FRAMELINE They just don’t make movies like City of Lost Souls anymore (playing at Frameline Film Fest Mon/24). What’s the last one you’ve seen that crams two anarchic song-and-dance-and-flog...

From Scream Queens to Queer Genius: Frameline LGBTQ Film Fest takes it in

It’s always a political moment for the world’s oldest/largest LGBTQ film festival. But this year is extra-special, alas: When was the last time we had a POTUS who claims...

Review: ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has powerhouse vocals, timely resonance

ONSTAGE When Quasimodo (Alex Rodriguez) and Esmeralda (Alysia Noelle Beltran) sit perched on a railing in the bell tower of Notre Dame looking down on Paris and sing “Top...

Of singing lambs and serial killers

ON STAGE Broadway and Hollywood used to be frenemies. It was an accepted wisdom that film versions killed off the audience for a stage work -- hence producers who...

At the CROSSROADS in 2016

Presenting more than 70 artists' films in nine programs over three days in 16mm, 35mm, and digital video, SF Cinematheque's annual experimental film festival CROSSROADS 2016, may feel a...

Pornucopia! Dan Savage’s skin-flick fest returns

SCREEN GRABS Last year I was drenched -- figuratively, of course -- in porn. I spent several months writing a comprehensive history of porn music, I profiled gay porn stars...
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: 10 great things to do Dec. 2-6, 2015

Golden Girls, Alternative Tentacles, Man Candy, Heron Oblivion, Jingletown Art Walk, and more this week. By Marke B.  GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES This one's gonna be hilarious yet bittersweet --...
48 Hills:Big Week Halloween

BIG WEEK: 22 terror-ific Halloween events

From Motown maniacs and "boograss hillbillies" to glam rock ghouls and the Phantom of Grace Cathedral, SF's undead are dancing to a Beetlejuice beat. By Marke B.   DEAD MAN'S PARTY...

Watch out: 5 more from Frameline 39

Porn patriarchs, Kenyan rebels, cute couples, stud strippers, and even more at the huge LGBT film festival By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS I remember my first Frameline movie like it was...