Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: Vogue

Whirling through Turf, tap, and ballroom: SF Dance Film Festival streams needed motion

Dance and film, two mediums existing in time, have had a relationship over the decades. Though dance for the camera has existed since the early Twentieth Century,...

Screen Grabs: Fighting disability stereotypes, from Frankenstein to Rain Man

The #MeToo era has brought heightened attention to a lot of mis- and under-representation issues in entertainment media, not all of them related to misogyny or racial discrimination. Close...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

Boy bands to bomba: Fresh Meat Fest shines with trans & queer performance

I'm writing this as I'm taking in the Supreme Court decision that people cannot be legally fired for being LGBTQ, a momentous act that was made possible by the...

Screen Grabs: Lesbian filmmakers who destroyed stereotypes

While there’s still no ETA on when movie exhibition spaces will be back open in California, there’s still plenty of ways to support those venues to support local venues...

Screen Grabs: The lyin’ preacher, the witch-tree, and The Whistlers

Escapism may be one of the few commodities experiencing a boom during lockdown, but not all escapes are lighthearted—the new releases highlighted below offer primarily the escape of focusing...

Screen Grabs: More marathon movies to help sustain you

Part 2 in our survey of really, really long films for your sequestrian pleasure casts its big net over films from around the globe, dating back as far as...

Screen Grabs: Horse Feathers!—and even more great comedy streaming

Before winding up, for the time being at least, our survey of cinematic comedies that will lighten up your house arrest sojourn (part one here and part two here),...

Need a quick lift? Meet our favorite locals on TikTok

With many of us homebound and in the mood to master new media formats ("one-minute videos—how tough can that be?"), there’s now time to become TikTok famous and share...

Screen Grabs: Fancy a little light streaming?

Continuing our tour through some recommended celluloid comedies—because while there’s a place for masochism, you probably don’t really need to be entertained by throat-clutching suspense or existential despair at...