Film

sex scenes

Sex Scenes: Luis Buñuel and the Supportive Sex Worker Boyfriend

In “That Obscure Object of Desire,” sugar daddy Matthieu is confused by the unpredictable affections of his lover, Conchita. But the simplest explanation is often the right one: she has a boyfriend, and Matthieu is just an annoying client.
Rachel Rabbit White
8.1.18
Film

For a Rising Generation of Hyper-Rich Women, the American Dream Is Whatever They Want

“Wealth [is] much more than money. [It’s] whatever gave us value; sexuality, branding, even youth.”
Daphne Milner
7.30.18
anime

Anything Lewis Carroll Could Do Masaaki Yuasa Can Do Better

This surreal anime has underwear thieves, a psychedelic journey into the night to find a children’s book, and unreasonably powerful school festival organizers—what more could you want?
Paige Katherine Bradley
7.23.18
horoscopes

Aesthetic Horoscopes: The Signs as Horror Movie Villains

Don’t get mad, Libras, but you’re Rose Armitage from “Get Out.”
Courtney Perkins
7.19.18
sex scenes

Sex Scenes: Who’s Afraid of Federico Fellini’s Sex Robot?

In Fellini’s 1976 film “Casanova,” the granddaddy of all fuckboys meets his match in a seductive automaton.
Rachel Rabbit White
7.18.18
Film

Myra Breckinridge Was an Agent of Doom for the American Male

The Hollywood adaption of Gore Vidal’s controversial 1968 novel with a trans heroine is screening in LA for one night only as part of a queer cinema festival.
Andy Campbell
7.17.18
Rediscovery

Rediscovering The Avant-garde Filmmaker Who Got US Senators All Hot and Bothered

In Rediscovery, GARAGE trains its eye on a creator who has hitherto been lost to the sands of time. This week: the flamer magic of radical auteur Jack Smith.
Meg Whiteford
7.16.18
Art

Native Artists are Fighting and Creating in the Shadow of #NODAPL

Michelle Latimer and Laura Ortman collaborated on a hybrid screening-performance that explored the contested, abused, but fully alive landscape of Standing Rock.
Meg Whiteford
6.29.18
Film

Jane Fonda: The Ultimate Hollywood Paradox

A retrospective of Jane Fonda films reminds us that the actor contradicts herself—and very well.
Philippa Snow
6.7.18
Film

Jane Fonda Invented the Idea of the Activist-Actress

A series at Metrograph reminds us that she staged an anti-military vaudeville show for US troops during the Vietnam War and won a few Oscars, too. Bow down.
Paige Katherine Bradley
5.31.18
Film

A Heartwarming Movie About Love, Acceptance, and Political Vaginoplasty

Canadian auteur Bruce LaBruce’s latest film, The Misandrists, explores what happens when people stop being nice and start being separatists.
Paige Katherine Bradley
5.24.18
Film

A “Studio 54” Support Group Helped Make the New Documentary Happen

The film's director tells us Studio 54 was “the James Dean of discos: live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.”
Christina Cacouris
5.1.18