10 More LGBT Characters That Broke Boundries on the Big Screen

Posted 06/29/2015 1:22 PM by
10 More LGBT Characters That Broke Boundries on the Big Screen

Gay characters have become increasingly visible in mainstream movies and on TV, but they don’t always represent the enormous variety of the gay community, past and present. These movies, from “Carwash” to “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” offer some fabulous alternatives.

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Category: Film

On Both Sides of the Iron Curtain: 10 Movies About the Cold War

Posted 06/29/2015 10:31 AM by
On Both Sides of the Iron Curtain: 10 Movies About the Cold War

The Cold War between the West and Soviet Russia, along with its collection of allies, began after WWII and lasted until the end of Communist rule. The divided state of East and West Germany may have presented the starkest contrast between the two ideologies, but as these 10 movies about the Cold War demonstrate, the whole world was involved. Find out what “From Russia With Love” and “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” had to say about the conflict.

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Category: Film

AMC Networks Announces New Leadership and Expands Scope of Studios

Posted 06/26/2015 3:11 PM by
AMC Networks Announces New Leadership and Expands Scope of Studios

NEW YORK, NY – Jun. 25, 2015 – AMC Networks (Nasdaq: AMCX) today announced a new leadership structure for its AMC Studios operation and expanded its scope.

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Top 10 Gay Couples In the Movies We’d Like to See Get Married

Posted 06/26/2015 11:28 AM by
Top 10 Gay Couples In the Movies We’d Like to See Get Married

In honor of the Supreme Court ruling making same sex marriage legal nationwide, we’re throwing a wedding. Pick your favorite LGBT movie couple — from Ennis and Jack in “Brokeback Mountain” to Angel and Jesse in “Rent.”

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Category: Film

Top 10 World-Cinema Movies Of The ’00s

Posted 06/26/2015 8:19 AM by
Top 10 World-Cinema Movies Of The ’00s

Some of our favorite non-American movies that received their U.S. premieres at Sundance this past decade, including “Bloody Sunday” and “Up the Yangtze.

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Category: Film

Why Women (in Movies) Ruled at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Posted 06/25/2015 12:00 PM by
Why Women (in Movies) Ruled at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

They’re rude, crude, desperate, sexy and utterly captivating. At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, womens’ roles pushed gender identity to new levels, challenged convention, and updated the world on the multiple lifestyles women lead in the 21st Century. Here’s a list of some of the movies that stood out, from “Bachelorette” to “Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present.”

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Category: Sundance Film Festival

Sundance NEXT FEST 2015

Posted 06/25/2015 11:00 AM by
Sundance NEXT FEST 2015

A weekend celebration of film and music, Sundance NEXT FEST is a new breed of festival fueled by the renegade spirit of independent artists.

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Category: Film

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Recap: Episode 102 (Brave Guy)

Episode 2

Posted 06/25/2015 12:01 AM by
“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Recap: Episode 102 (Brave Guy)

Off-duty in the barracks, Stamm (a.k.a. Martin Rauch) listens to news reports on the continued nuclear escalation between the U.S. and the Soviets while Alex Edel feeds his pacifist views by reading left-leaning political philosophy. General Edel calls the men in and tells them they’ll attend an upcoming conference where a NATO specialist will report on the possibility of attacking with nuclear weapons. A horrified Alex questions his father, who tells him, “Stand down, soldier.”

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Category: Deutschland 83

6 Questions with Sundance Film Festival Programmer Mike Plante

Posted 06/24/2015 4:00 PM by
6 Questions with Sundance Film Festival Programmer Mike Plante

Sundance Film Festival programmer Mike Plante, who brings his expertise to Shorts On SundanceTV with a curated lineup of classic festival shorts, talks about the process of vetting films, what makes a great short, and the peculiar lifecycle of the format.

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Category: Shorts On SundanceTV

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Generates Emmy Buzz

Posted 06/24/2015 12:26 PM by
“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Generates Emmy Buzz

THE HONORABLE WOMAN might have ended way back in September, but with Emmy nominations around the corner interest in the acclaimed series is almost at an all-time high. The Los Angeles Times predicts “plenty of votes” for star Maggie Gyllenhaal, while the actress herself appears in The Hollywood Reporter’s nominee roundtable.

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Category: The Honorable Woman

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist Curated by Station Manager Ken from WFMU

Posted 06/24/2015 11:00 AM by
“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist Curated by Station Manager Ken from WFMU

With every episode of DEUTSCHLAND 83 comes a new Spotify playlist. This week the virtual 1983 mixtape comes courtesy of Station Manager Ken from WFMU.

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Category: Deutschland 83

Pride and Prejudice: 10 Gay Icons on the Big Screen

Posted 06/24/2015 4:22 AM by
Pride and Prejudice: 10 Gay Icons on the Big Screen

Once relegated to clichéd stereotypes, LGBT characters have moved from the margins of mainstream entertainment into roles that champion and celebrate diversity in modern society, sparking debate and encouraging acceptance. Here are 10 movies–and their iconic gay characters–that have achieved landmark status for the way they represent the LGBT community on the big screen.

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Category: Film

“Shorts on Sundance.TV” Honors Excellent Storytelling

Posted 06/23/2015 3:25 PM by
“Shorts on Sundance.TV” Honors Excellent Storytelling

SundanceTV today announced it has launched a new online destination featuring award-winning shorts curated by the festival and including short films from folks like Jill Soloway and Denis Villeneuve.

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Category: Film

See It Before You Read It: 10 Movies That Are Better Than the Book

Posted 06/23/2015 3:12 PM by
See It Before You Read It: 10 Movies That Are Better Than the Book

It’s not often that a movie adapted from a book turns out better than the original material—but when it does happen, the result is akin to cinematic magic. Here are 10 of our favorite movies, from “Brokeback Mountain” to “Mean Girls,” that were even more acclaimed than the books on which they were based.

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Category: Film

Which “Scandal” Character Are You? The results are in!

Posted 06/23/2015 1:04 PM by
Which “Scandal” Character Are You? The results are in!

Ambition. Heart. Loyalty. “Scandal.” ABC’s hit series is full of characters with complex traits, but which are you? Well, you all took the “Which Scandal Character Are You” quiz, and now the results are in!

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Category: Series

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