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Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

Casting Coups — Actors Who Successfully Transferred Iconic Roles from Stage to Screen

By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 23, 2021

Ben Platt is getting considerable grief for taking the lead in "Dear Evan Hansen" where he plays the high school student he played on stage while in his late 20s. But other actors went from stage to screen with success.

Kevin Bacon Signs on to Out Screenwriter John Logan's 'LGBTQ+ Empowerment' Horror Project

Kevin Bacon Signs on to Out Screenwriter John Logan's 'LGBTQ+ Empowerment' Horror Project

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23, 2021

Kevin Bacon has signed on to star in out screenwriter John Logan's new horror movie — an "LGBTQ+ empowerment" yarn set, with blood-curdling aptness, at a gay conversion camp.

Review: Off-The-Rails 'Skullduggery' Such Fun To Watch

Review: Off-The-Rails 'Skullduggery' Such Fun To Watch

By Frank J. Avella | Sep 23, 2021

A truly bizarre attempt to capitalize on the "Planet of the Apes" phenomenon, "Skullduggery" begins as a typical expedition film but then morphs into one of the strangest motion pictures of its time.

@ The 2021 New York Film Festival — Part One

@ The 2021 New York Film Festival — Part One

By Frank J. Avella | Sep 22, 2021

One of the joys of the fall season is the Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual celebration of cinema, The New York Film Festival.

Watch: New Netflix Film Explores how Polish Authorities Tracked Gay Men in 80s

Watch: New Netflix Film Explores how Polish Authorities Tracked Gay Men in 80s

Sep 22, 2021

In the 1980s there was Polish serial killer targeting gay men and the anti-gay government saw an opportunity. Not so much to track down the killer, but to track down the LGBTQ population.

With 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' in Theaters, Tammy Sue Bakker Opens Up About Her Mom

With 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' in Theaters, Tammy Sue Bakker Opens Up About Her Mom

Sep 22, 2021

Tammy Sue Bakker was wary of a fictionalized film being made of her mom's controversial life. Then, Jessica Chastain reached out to her.

Review: Re-visit Madly Stylish 'Cruella' on 4K Ultra

Review: Re-visit Madly Stylish 'Cruella' on 4K Ultra

By JC Alvarez | Sep 22, 2021

Disney's most harrowing fashionista is coming home, and now everybody can get in on the story from the beginning in Disney's "Cruella," starring Emma Stone.

Review: 'Rififi In Paris' a Misbegotten Snore

Review: 'Rififi In Paris' a Misbegotten Snore

By Frank J. Avella | Sep 22, 2021

Jean Gabin does his best, but even he can't salvage this mess.

Review: 'Invisible: Gay Women In Southern Music' Uncovers a Culture of Homophobia

Review: 'Invisible: Gay Women In Southern Music' Uncovers a Culture of Homophobia

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 22, 2021

Qill country music ever come out of the closet ?

Review: 'Sweetheart' is Sweet, Funny, and Familiar in All the Right Ways

Review: 'Sweetheart' is Sweet, Funny, and Familiar in All the Right Ways

By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 22, 2021

A British queer film full of teen angst.

'Bloodsisters' - Groundbreaking Lesbian BDSM Video Re-released

'Bloodsisters' - Groundbreaking Lesbian BDSM Video Re-released

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 21, 2021

Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary educates and enlightens, while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 21, 2021

Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.

Review: Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange' Shocks and Stuns in 4K

Review: Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange' Shocks and Stuns in 4K

By Sam Cohen | Sep 21, 2021

With a terrific new 4K presentation bolstered by HDR10, this is the best the film has ever looked at home.

Review: The Heroes and Puzzles of 'Escape Room' are Back in 'Tournament Of Champions'

Review: The Heroes and Puzzles of 'Escape Room' are Back in 'Tournament Of Champions'

By Kevin Taft | Sep 21, 2021

Bigger and more elaborate, the sequel to 2019's surprise hit isn't as novel this time around, but it still has its thrills.

TIFF Riffs 2... It's a Wrap!

TIFF Riffs 2... It's a Wrap!

By Frank J. Avella | Sep 21, 2021

EDGE contributor Frank J. Avella offers his second report about the Toronto Film Festival as it comes to an end.

Review: 'Midnight Mass' More than Horror; It's a Masterpiece

Review: 'Midnight Mass' More than Horror; It's a Masterpiece

By Kevin Taft | Sep 20, 2021

"Midnight Mass" is horrific and beautiful in equal measure, and proves to be Mike Flanagan's masterpiece.

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

By Steve Duffy | Sep 20, 2021

When the filmmakers of "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" included an interview with Rev. Steve Pieters in the film, they never reached out to him, assuming he was dead. Instead, the long-time AIDS survivor reached out to them.

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - The Uncanny Festival

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - The Uncanny Festival

By C.J. Prince | Sep 20, 2021

As the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival comes to a close, EDGE contributor C.J. Prince takes a look at a few more films along with the event's big awards, which are usually an Oscars indicator.

Review: 4K Edition of 'The Shawshank Redemption' a Considerable Upgrade in Quality

Review: 4K Edition of 'The Shawshank Redemption' a Considerable Upgrade in Quality

By Greg Vellante | Sep 20, 2021

One of the most admired mainstream dramas of all time takes a step up from the cable-channel presentation you're probably used to with its all-new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release.

Antony Hickling Takes a Spiritual Gay Journey 'Down In Paris'

Antony Hickling Takes a Spiritual Gay Journey 'Down In Paris'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20, 2021

Antony Hickling plays a gay movie director in a spiritual crisis in a film that feels a like a modern "Divine Comedy" with an LGBTQ+ twist and a little like a queer version of "After Hours."

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