On August 21, 1987, Dirty Dancing premiered in US theaters.
I had the opportunity to chat through email with Ella Kweku, the actress who plays Juliet in the upcoming film, With a Kiss I Die. This Romeo and Juliet inspired film takes the story to the modern age and adds a supernatural element. Thank you so much to Ella for answering all of my questions and I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Continue reading “Interview with Ella Kweku from @kleffnotes”
Werewolf is not a horror movie, though the title might initially lead you to believe that, but rather a film about the horrors of addiction. The plot follows Blaise and Nessa, who are methadone users who have become outcasts in their small town. Their addiction pulls the two of them together and while Nessa wants to try and get away from this life their addictive personalities keep them trapped in a vicious cycle. Continue reading “Werewolf Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
The short film Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, written and directed by Emerson Gullifer, uses the character of Lizzie as a way to examine the world of theater and how difficult it is for women to advance in the way that men can. The film focuses on a production of Macbeth, in which Lizzie has been cast as Lady Macduff. As rehearsals begin the director insists upon creating a viscerally charged version of the play, which begins to push Lizzie to her breaking point. Continue reading “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow Short Film Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to chat with Rolla Selbak, the award winning filmmaker behind the short film Choke. I would like to thank her for taking the time to answer my questions and share so much about her recent Outfest screened film. Continue reading “Interview with Rolla Selbak ( @RollaSelbak ) from @kleffnotes”
Gravitas Ventures announced recently that they have acquired the LGBTQ Shakespearean vampire romance, With a Kiss I Die, for worldwide distribution. The Red Arrow Studios company will be releasing the movie on August 28th and this highly anticipated film turns the tale of Romeo and Juliet into a different sort of romance. Continue reading “Gravitas Ventures Acquires LGBTQ Shakespearean Vampire Romance from @kleffnotes”
The short film Choke debuted this weekend at Outfest as part of the “Emerging Voices” short program. In her film, Rolla Selbak examines immigration and identity through her focus on small town refugee, who has become a rising MMA star. As the big fight grows closer Sara finds herself being asked to share more in interviews, but she is still trying to hold tight to a number of secrets including her immigrant status and her identity as a lesbian. Continue reading “Choke Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to chat digitally with Billy Clift and David Millbern about their upcoming film, A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years, which will be screening at Outfest on Thursday the 19th in Beverly Hills. Clift is the writer and director and Millbern produced this documentary feature that focuses on LGBTQ rights and examines the dedicated and important work that has been done for the community. Continue reading “A Long Road to Freedom Interview with Billy Clift and David Millbern from @kleffnotes”
Michele Beck has created a documentary that allows viewers to delve into the world of pole dancing. While this topic might seem sensational Beck’s work looks at how taking pole dancing classes has impacted the lives of a diverse group of women. Each of the people she showcases have lives outside of the classroom that might surprise those who come into watching My Erotic Body with preconceived notions about those who derive satisfaction from these classes. Continue reading “My Erotic Body Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
The next installment of this franchise is now in theaters and if you haven’t seen it yet…there’s no better time than now!
I try to keep this as spoiler free as possible, but I’m afraid I may have dropped a spoiler or two…my apologies. Continue reading “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom via @erinwise82 (Kind of with some Spoilers…)”