Posts Tagged ‘human’
Even with great performances and direction, Cassandra’s Dream still takes on water.
The word has been atypically slow getting out about Woody Allen’s latest thriller Cassandra’s Dream.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram film critic’s debut novel, A Push and a Shove, pulls a neat trick by not being purely gay fiction but also wholeheartedly of it.
Classic novels of homoerotic obsession — titles like Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice, and, if you want to give it a queer-theory spin, John Knowles’ A Separate Peace — have tradition...
Women from around the world will converge on North Texas this summer to talk about the never-ending battle — against war.
The three former Peace Corps volunteers were armed with nothing but words and the trust that two warring countries had placed in them.
This month, Gallery 414 is a great place to watch other people’s figures.
Stage West’s adaptation of an old piece of ‘light writing’ reveals its subversive, prescient edge.
In 1957, the prolific author and playwright P.G. Wodehouse said, “I go in for what is known in the trade as ‘light writing,’ and those who do so are looked down upon by the intelligentsia and sneered at.” Indeed, certif...
The human race nears its end in the remorseless sci-fi thriller Children of Men.
Two years ago, Alfonso Cuarón directed a luminous adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and revitalized a movie series that might otherwise have died prematurely.
Before the United States entered World War I in 1917, there were already a small number of American men who had gone to France to fight the Germans. Some of them trained to fly airplanes. These were the first American fighter p...
Playwright, screenwriter, and tv scribe Richard Dresser once told an interviewer, “I’ve had occasion to work at a series of jobs ranging from a plastics factory where I made G.I. Joe’s thighs … to Hollywood, where I...
Why should gays be denied the pleasures of Catholic guilt?
On the recent April night when I became a Catholic, my feet hurt like hell.