LGBTQ

Tommy Lee posts full-frontal nude, deletes photo after fans go wild: ‘Ooooopppsss’

The Mötley Crüe drummer, 59, posted a full-frontal nude photo on Instagram showing almost all of his manhood, but then deleted the NSFW snap.

Chile’s Sanfic Industria Bows Virtual Reality, Female Producers Lab Strands

Chilean industry forum Sanfic Industria bows its 11th edition with the launch of new virtual reality and women producers lab sections. Running Aug 11-19, Sanfic Industria will also…

After ‘Thor’ and ‘Lightyear,’ Malaysia Government Commits to Banning More LGBT Films

The Malaysian government has confirmed that Marvel film “Thor: Love and Thunder” was prevented from releasing in local theaters due to its LGBT elements. A minister said on…

Ecuadorian Queer Drama ‘Ñusta’ Builds Latin American Production Partnerhips (EXCLUSIVE)

Ecuador-based producer Daniela Fuentes Moncada of Epopeya is introducing the introspective queer feature, “Ñusta,” as part of three regional films on her development slate at Locarno’s Producer’s Lab,…

Locarno Open Doors 2022: Projects, Highlights, Trends

Modern-day production in Argentina lifted off from its new Argentine Cinema, born over 1991-95, in Brazil with Walter Salles’ 1998 “Central Station,” in Mexico from Carlos Reygadas’ 2002…

Locarno Open Doors Standout ‘Diamond’: Empatía, Maravilla Team on the Andean Queer Universe Drama (EXCLUSIVE)

Buenos Aires-based Maravilla Cine, producer of 2018 Berlin Panorama player “Marilyn” and San Sebastian 2020 New Directors’ hit “That Weekend,” has boarded “Diamond” (“Diamante”), the first fiction feature…

Dua Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly headline Lollapalooza Day 2

Day 2 of Chicago’s iconic Lollapalooza Festival had the perfect mix of punk rock and electronic pop, thanks to Machine Gun Kelly and Dua Lipa.

Sanfic Productoras Lab Welcomes Emerging Female Producers from Latin America (EXCLUSIVE)

Argentina’s “FAN,” Colombia’s “Gloria and the Dragon” and Peru’s “Laureano” figure among seven titles at Sanfic Industria’s Productoras Lab, a novel pitching program and training facility for emerging,…

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Lineup Featuring New Works From Sam Mendes, Tyler Perry, Darren Aronofsky, Sarah Polley

New works by directors Sam Mendes, Sarah Polley, Tyler Perry, Darren Aronofsky and Reginald Hudlin will screen at the 2022 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, an…

‘Hypochondriac’ Review: A Wolf in L.A. Peep’s Clothing

“Hypochondriac” informs viewers right away that it is “based on a real breakdown,” which certainly provides a new wrinkle on the now-wildly-overused “true story” proviso. Nonetheless, clarity of…

Denise Richards, AnnaLynne McCord, ‘Encanto’s’ Carolina Gaitàn Set For Female-Led Drama Series ‘Second Chance’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Denise Richards (“Paper Empire”) and AnnaLynne McCord (“90210”) are set to join “Encanto’s” Carolina Gaitàn in a new female-led drama thriller series, “Second Chance,” Variety can exclusively reveal.…

Billy Porter Delivers Fiery Speech at Outfest: ‘F— SCOTUS!’

In true Billy Porter fashion, the multi-hyphenate superstar didn’t hold back while delivering a politically-charged speech Thursday night at the opening of this year’s Outfest. “Fuck SCOTUS!” he…