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…

The 2012 Bobby-james Awards: “Cloud Atlas” leads the nominations

In conjunction with Hollywood’s Award season, I present to you the nominess for the Best of Film 2012.  Cloud Atlas leads the pack with 7 nods, but is followed very closely by Life of Pi, The Hunger Games, and Lincoln, all of which boast 6.  And the nominees are… Cinematography: – Life of Pi –…