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

‘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

Music and Romance Hit Emotional High Notes in ‘A Star Is Born’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) makes a mostly convincing, albeit imperfect, directorial debut with A Star Is Born, the third reimagining of the film since the original version hit the silver screen more than 80 years ago. In this newest reiteration, six-time Grammy-award-winning singer Lady

Austin’s All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival Begins September 6

Queer film aficionados will be burning rubber on IH-35 heading to Austin for the 31st annual All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival (formerly known as the Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival), which runs from September 6 to 9. Since its inception, aGLIFF has screened the best and most recent international, national and

New Documentary is Fascinating Tribute to Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen

During a scene in the 2009 dramedy The Devil Wears Prada, an inexperienced fashion magazine assistant played by Anne Hathaway complains to her boyfriend about the pretentious nature of the fashion world. The magazine’s callous editor had berated her for an innocent, albeit clueless, remark she made about accessories. “They all act like they’re curing