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Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

Hugo Weaving Says Gay Actors Said No to 'Priscilla' Roles

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 6, 2021

In a recent interview, Hugo Weaving claims that gay actors wanted nothing to do with "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." He played drag queen Mitzi Del Bra in the 1994 cult classic.

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

Exploring the Complicated World of Porn Pioneer Fred Halsted

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

In the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Halsted was a pioneer in hardcore queer depictions on screen. EDGE spoke with film historian Elizabeth Purchell about Halsted's controversial films and career.

Review: 'Once Upon A Time in China: The Complete Films' an Exceptional Release from Criterion

Review: 'Once Upon A Time in China: The Complete Films' an Exceptional Release from Criterion

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

The six-film "Once Upon A Time in China" series receives the Criterion treatment with a box set filled with special features and terrific transfers of each film.

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

Review: 'Citizen Kane' in 4K a Triumph of Technology

By Sam Cohen | Dec 6, 2021

Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" has earned the 4K Ultra HD treatment from The Criterion Collection with a four-disc release that's an essential physical edition of the much-loved masterwork.

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 5, 2021

Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. "Encanto," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and "House of Gucci" repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Dec 5, 2021

In the original "West Side Story," the character of Anybodys, the tomboy who wants to be part of the Jets, had no sexual identity. Not so in the new Steven Spielberg/Tony Kushner adaptation.

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Dec 5, 2021

The buzz is very high for Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story" after early screenings.

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

By Roger Walker-Dack | Dec 3, 2021

The timely and harrowing true story of an Afghanistan refugee who, by various means of human trafficking, makes his way from Kabul to Denmark.

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

Far different than what you're expecting, "Encounter" is a compelling look at the effects of war, with a standout performance from Riz Ahmed.

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

By Megan Kearns | Dec 3, 2021

Denis Villeneuve's mesmerizing, gorgeous adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel stars a great cast. Ambitious and absorbing, it explores politics, colonialism, oppression, and power dynamics.

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3, 2021

With his newest film, Paolo Sorrentino remains a visionary but creates a work of tender intimacy

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

A profoundly moving film about those who feel "other," and their struggle to embrace their identity.

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

"Nightmare Alley" doesn't match up to the sum of its beautiful parts.

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

Dec 2, 2021

Paul Thomas Anderson's "Licorice Pizza" has been named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review.

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

Dec 2, 2021

Out director Daniel Sánchez López talks about his sexy rom-com 'Boy Meets Boy'

Review Round-Up: Critics Ecstatic about 'West Side Story'

Review Round-Up: Critics Ecstatic about 'West Side Story'

Dec 2, 2021

The delayed, highly anticipated remake of "West Side Story," directed by Steven Spielberg and adapted by Tony Kushner, hits screens next week. And early reviews are raving.

Review: 'Single All the Way' Serves Up Feel-Good Holiday Cheer

Review: 'Single All the Way' Serves Up Feel-Good Holiday Cheer

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2, 2021

With "Single All the Way," Netflix delivers an early present that's heartfelt and just a little bit different from all the other Christmas cookie-cutter movies out there.

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 1, 2021

In Part 2 of our Best AIDS films articles, we focus on films that humanized PWAs and universalized their experiences by raising awareness of how they lived, what they thought and felt, sometimes with humor and a musical song and dance.

Best AIDS Films, Part 1

Best AIDS Films, Part 1

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 1, 2021

This year is the 40th anniversary of the start of the AIDS pandemic. It is worth reflecting on how cinema has portrayed the disease and those afflicted with it.

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Jesse Moss was able to get inside Pete Buttigieg's 2020 Presidential campaign. His results are the documentary, "Mayor Pete," which he discusses with EDGE.

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