Pride 2017: The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Note: This review will contain some major spoilers, as I don't think I can do it justice without addressing them. But it's a seven-year-old movie, so.... You've been warned. Source: IMDb Critically-praised movies about LGBTQ characters starring A-list actors are something of a rarity, so Lisa Cholodenko's 2010 film The Kids Are All Right is promising … Continue reading Pride 2017: The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Pride 2017: Angels in America (2003)

To continue in the theme of miniseries, let's look at Mike Nichol's 2003 adaptation of Tony Kushner's play Angels in America. Source: IMDb Set in 1985, Angels in America portrays the AIDS epidemic and Reagan-era America with an infusion of magical realism. Its nearly six-hour running time focuses on three interconnected plotlines. Prior Walter (Justin … Continue reading Pride 2017: Angels in America (2003)

Dear Alien: Covenant: I Wanted to Like You So Bad

I saw Alien: Covenant last week, and ever since then, I've felt conflicted about it. Or rather, I know exactly how I feel about it, but am conflicted about where I lie in the continuum of audience reactions. Let's get this out of the way first: I love Prometheus. I understand the criticisms of it. I will be the … Continue reading Dear Alien: Covenant: I Wanted to Like You So Bad