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San Antonio Gay, Black Filmmaker Cedric Thomas Smith Speaks To the Human Experience

San Antonio Gay, Black Filmmaker Cedric Thomas Smith Speaks To the Human Experience

San Antonio-based filmmaker Cedric Thomas Smith thought he wanted to be an actor when he graduated from Judson High School in 1991 and relocated to San Francisco. “I told myself I was going to move to California to be the next Tom Cruise,” said Smith, now 46. “But Will Smith beat me to it.” Along

‘The Favourite’ is a Cunning, Cheeky Treat

Originally published in Cleveland Scene. There’s a moment in director Yorgos Lanthimos’ new period dramedy that perfectly encapsulates its sumptuous, irresistibly cheeky charm. Wig-wearing, rouge-splattered Parliamentary leaders are racing ribbon-adorned ducks around a tiny racetrack inside a royal palace, cheering them on with wild, honking abandon. It matters little that the “prime minister” isn’t really

Pride San Antonio’s QFest to Screen Over 80 Films From Around the Globe

Organizers of Pride San Antonio’s fifth annual QFest LGBT International Film Festival have released the list of films to be screened at this year’s festival, which runs from October 12 through October 15 at Brooks City Base Cinema. This year’s entries include international features and short subjects which run the gamut of genres, from documentaries

‘Colette’ Is a Breezy Look at the Life of the French Writer

Originally published in the St. Louis Riverfront Times. With the rush of awards season still a few weeks away, the art-house-lite attractions begin to blur together into a vaguely familiar mix of modest period settings and upper-middle-class drama, set to a chamber orchestra and with just enough feminism and gender issues to seem reassuringly (yet

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