Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bobby James Awards | Fan-Voted Categories: Voting Open Through Dec. 15!

It’s nearing the time of year when I release my nominees and selections for my “Best of 2015” lists. Over the past decade, these lists have become known as the Bobby James Awards. A few years back, I thought it’d be nice to open (or create) a couple categories for you all to participate in. I’m happy to announce […]

Movie Comment: The Good Dinosaur

Disney•Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur marks the first time the studio’s released two features in one year (coming on the heels of Inside Out), and is the only Pixar story shared from the perspective of a juvenile character. The result is a breathtaking and heartfelt cinematic experience that embraces simplicity, while offering a fresh story to the […]

A Media Comment: “Carol” and gay cinema in 2015

On November 8, 2015, the 24th annual St. Louis International Film Festival presented Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Set in 1950s New York, Carol is a poignant and significant love story between Carol (Blanchett), an older woman – and Therese (Mara), a younger department store clerk. It’s a beautiful film that builds upon a trend that sees gay characters survive, with […]