Thursday, December 19 2013
The rare documentary that captures its subjects honestly while revealing the filmmakers' intentions with candor and humor, Le joli mai continues to charm and enlighten a half-century on.
Monday, October 21 2013
Laurence Anyways is indomitably rapturous, a film of epic proportions and probably the best and grandest depiction of a transgender relationship ever made.
Friday, September 13 2013
The documentary Salinger does a decent job of filling in the blanks of the writer's already examined life. What it doesn't do is answer the most important question surrounding the scribe's life. Why?
Wednesday, July 24 2013
When Regina Gottlieb arrives at graduate school, she is warned about Professor Nicholas Brodeur. It's the perfect moment for the over-educated, highly intelligent girl to fall for her professor's wife.
Tuesday, July 9 2013
Heavy metal band Lesbian's third full-length release stands with some of the best progressive metal epics, but could use some cleaner, less murky production to showcase their classical fused into the alloy that is Forestelevision.
Monday, June 24 2013
Best-selling author and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her new memoir in a conversation that explores the transformative power of storytelling, the redefinition of family values, and the radical potential of love.
Monday, June 3 2013
The film captures the sheer joy and the sincere commitment players bring to the battle, their mutual appreciation and their deep understanding of history.
Friday, April 12 2013
In Alexanderplatz, the skate punks find the perfect place to stretch out and fly, to resist and have fun, they find "corners, edges, and smooth surfaces everywhere: it was fantastic."
Monday, May 14 2012
"I was a Scientologist for 12 years, which is a lot more embarrassing than saying Hi, I’m a transsexual SM dyke living with borderline personality disorder," Kate Bornstein tells PopMatters 20 Questions on the release of her memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger.
Thursday, November 3 2011
This is supposed to be a documentary, not a fan letter. So how about some balance? It's big picture time when it comes to telling the story of hip-hop.